Lower Mainland: Amateur News

Petersen Captures WSGA Super Senior Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 01 October 2012 10:33 Monday, 01 October 2012 10:10


courtesy Washington State Golf Association


Defending champion Tom Brandes of Bellevue, Wash. capped an outstanding championship season with a final round 3-under-par 69 at The Home Course to win the 26th Washington State Senior Men’s Amateur Championship.
In the 5th Washington State Super Senior Men’s Amateur Championship, defending champion Ron Petersen of Coquitlam, B.C. made a final round charge with a 2-over-par 74 to outlast Travis Gamble of Gig Harbor, Wash. and repeat as champion.



Victoria's Kevin Carrigan Wins Canadian Men's Mid-Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 September 2012 13:17 Sunday, 09 September 2012 13:03


Kevin Carrigan of Victoria, B.C. carded a final-round 2-under par 70 to capture the 2012 Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Point Grey Golf & Country Club in Vancouver.

A product of the University of Texas at Arlington, Carrigan, the reigning B.C. Men’s Mid-Amateur champion, finished at 3-under par 285 for the championship, besting three-time Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur champion Dave Bunker of Woodbridge, Ont. by three strokes.



Vigna Outlasts Gatto to win 58th Pacific Northwest Junior Boys' Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 21:50 Tuesday, 14 August 2012 21:39


Coquitlam Golfer Beats Fellow Canadian 4&2 In 36-Hole Finale In Washington

After an impressive week of championship caliber golf, No. 20 seed Kevin Vigna of Coquitlam, B.C. outlasted No. 15 seed Lucas Gatto of Burnaby, B.C., 4&2 to win the 58th Pacific Northwest Junior Boys’ Amateur Championship at Port Ludlow Golf Club in Port Ludlow, WA.

Playing against his friend and fellow-Vancouver Golf Club member, Gatto struck first in the championship match and, after a birdie on the par-4 second hole, found himself 2-up.
The lead slipped back to 1-up through six holes as the pair navigated the front nine, the tension building along the way.



Alberta's Riley Fleming Captures 110th B.C. Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 July 2012 17:08 Saturday, 28 July 2012 15:56


Pitt Meadows, British Columbia (BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLF)-Team Canada Development Squad member Riley Fleming of Airdrie, Alberta claimed the 110th B.C. Amateur Championship at Swan-e-set Bay Resort and Country Club, becoming the first non-British Columbian to capture the title since Fred Couples in 1979.

Playing on a special exemption into the Championship, the recent Sunlife Financial Alberta Men's Amateur champion went two-for-two on provincial championships, coming from behind to have his name etched on the Bostock Trophy as champion.
Fleming started the day one-stroke back of Victoria's Kevin Carrigan who was gunning for a wire-to-wire victory at the difficult Swan-e-set Bay Resort and Country Club.



Kevin Carrigan Eyes Wire-to-Wire Win At 110th B.C. Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 July 2012 15:40 Thursday, 26 July 2012 15:26

  Alberta's Riley Fleming One Back; Jung Fires 68 To Sit Three Back

altPitt Meadows, British Columbia (BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLF)-Victoria's Kevin Carrigan takes a one-stroke lead into the final round of the 110th B.C. Amateur Championship in his bid for a wire-to-wire victory.
Starting the day two-strokes ahead of his nearest competitors at Swan-e-set Bay Resort and Country Club, Carrigan got off to a wicked start, going three-under-par through seven holes, thanks in large part to a 40-foot eagle putt on the par 4, 288-yard 6th hole.



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