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Wong lone returnee on Canadian golf team

Christine Wong of Richmond is the lone returning member on the 2012 Canadian women’s amateur golf team. She’ll be joined by former Team Canada member Jennifer Kirby of Paris, Ont.  and 2011 development squad members Augusta James of Bath, Ont., Jisoo Keel of Coquitlam, and Brittany Marchand of Orangeville, Ont.

In all, 11 athletes comprise  Team Canada, including six on the men’s side.

“We are very excited about the group of young men and women selected to participate in the national amateur team program and represent Team Canada in 2012,” said Jeff Thompson, Golf Canada’s chief sport development officer. “

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