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Delta, B.C.'s Mary Parsons Sets Record En Route To Winning CN Future Links At Dunes In Kamloops

Last Updated on Monday, 16 May 2016 09:16 Monday, 16 May 2016 08:58

Courtesy Herb Fung/ Golf Canada
 

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KAMLOOPS, B.C. – The final round of the 2016 CN Future Links Pacific Championship at The Dunes at Kamloops Golf Club unfolded in much the same way as the previous two – with the Junior Boys and Junior Girls fields in pursuit of Tony Gil and Mary Parsons.
 
Neither would be caught as the pair completed wire-to-wire victories to open Golf Canada’s championship season.
 
For her part, Delta, B.C.'s Mary Parsons came out of the gate with a Dunes women's course record 66 and never looked back (that 66 was matched in the final round by Coquitlam's Euna Han).
 
Team Canada Men’s Development Squad member Tony Gil matched his opening-round 66 with another six-birdie performance. “I managed myself really well, strategically and mentally,” said the product of Vaughan, Ont. “Tee to green, I was really solid. I made a couple of long putts for birdie. Overall this week, my ball-striking was on point. I only made two bogeys which was quite nice. I’m pretty happy with how I played.”

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Minni Makes It Three With Win At Swaneset In CJGA Nike Series

Last Updated on Friday, 22 April 2016 00:51 Friday, 22 April 2016 00:42

Amanda MinniPITT MEADOWS, British Columbia (CJGA) — The first of eight Nike Golf Junior Series tournaments commenced this past weekend at the Swaneset Bay Resort and Country Club in Pitt Meadows, B.C. During the two-day event, junior golfers from the lower mainland as well as Alberta competed for invitations to the coveted Nike Golf Junior Championship to be held in Ontario later this summer. The highlight of the tournament goes to Sarah Lawrence, who claimed her first career CJGA win with a two-day total of eight under par.

“The girls stole the show at Swaneset this past weekend” said CJGA BC Tournament Director, Brad Ewart. “Sarah Lawrence, Victoria Liu and Mai Hiyashi all shot their best tournament scores ever. For the rest of the girls, many shot their best competitive scores as well.”

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B.C.’s Spalti, Sun, Han, and Gu Crowned Champions at Pitt Meadows

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015 05:16 Monday, 26 October 2015 05:07

altPITT MEADOWS, British Columbia — The CJGA conducted its second-last event on the BC schedule at Pitt Meadows Golf Club. Spectators were treated to a great display of skill on the course. In the end, Andrew Spalti, Freddy Sun, Euna Han, and Jennifer Gu all claimed wins in their respective divisions.

Vancouver native Andrew Spalti was consistent in his play this weekend, shooting rounds of 73 (+1) on both Saturday and Sunday. Spalti finished with a two-over total (146) to win the Boys 15-19 division. “The turning point in my round was when I made a seven-footer on 11,” said Spalti. “It’s a good way to end the season and I’ve still got one more CJGA tournament to go at Mission in a couple of weeks.” Matthew Kettleson of Vancouver, BC finished alone in second place after shooting rounds of 75 (+3) and 79 (+7), for a tournament total of 154 (+10).

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BC’s Brown Drives Off with MJT Ford Series at Hazelmere

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 05:29 Wednesday, 09 September 2015 05:20

Marcus Brown and Neil BidewellSURREY, British Columbia — Ignoring a major storm on day one, and intermittent rain on day two, local Marcus Brown ended his junior career and six-year stint on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour in style by firing 71, 72 (143) to win Low Overall and the MJT Junior Boys champion’s trophy in the MJT Ford Series at Hazelmere Golf Club in Surrey, BC.

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AJ Ewart Wins BC Juvenile Boys Championships at Spallumcheen

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 August 2015 23:38 Sunday, 23 August 2015 23:33

AJ EwartVERNON, British Columbia (Alfie Lau/iG) — AJ Ewart of Coquitlam shot his third consecutive under-par round and took home the BC Juvenile Boys Championship by six strokes over runner-up Keaton Gudz.

Ewart shot rounds of 70, 66 and 69 to finish at (-8) 205. Gudz shot a final round 73 to finish at (-2) 211, while Andrew Spalti and Tristan Mandur finished T3 at (-1) 212.

For Ewart, it’s the biggest British Columbia Golf title he’s won since winning the 2012 BC Bantam Boys title. “I’ve been so close so many times so to finally win, I’m pretty happy right now,” said Ewart. “It’s pretty surreal.”

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