Comeauville N.S. – The first round of the 2020 #GolfBeattieStrong Senior Men’s Championship, hosted by Clare Golf & Country Club, is now complete. Competitors battled high winds and temperatures as they made their way through the golf course.
Clare Golf & Country Club member Eric Tufts leads the field after carding one-over-par (72). Tuffs had two bogeys and one birdie for the day.
In second place is Tim Yorke of Green Gable Golf Club (PEI). After a rough first few holes, Yorke managed to settle into his game, to finish the round two-over-par (73).
There is a three way tie for 3rd place after round one. Ed Dumeah (Osprey Ridge Golf Club), Terry Clarke (The Links at Penn Hills), and Steve Ingram (Lost Creek Golf Club) all fired three-over-par (74) for the day.
Steve Ingram currently leads division 2, sitting three shots up on Paul Arsenault of Paragon Golf & Country Club, and Sidney Green of Avon Valley Golf & Country Club. Both are currently six-over-par (77).
Ed Dumeah also leads the Super Senior (65+) Division, followed by Gerry MacMillan of Paragon Golf & Country Club. MacMillan sits one shot back, at four-over-par (75).
For complete round 1 results, please CLICK HERE.
For Round 2 pairings, please CLICK HERE.
Special thanks to Jaguar Land Rover Halifax for providing hole-in-one prizes during the first round. Prizes included a Yeti cooler, golf clubs, a cruise, and the grand prize of a brand new vehicle from Jaguar Land Rover Halifax. There were no winners during this championship, but stay tuned as Jaguar Land Rover Halifax will sponsor hole-in-one prizes at all remaining NSGA championships this summer.
For more information on Jaguar Land Rover Halifax please CLICK HERE
The NSGA would like to thank the Men’s Senior title sponsor #GolfBeattieStrong, in honour of the late Garry Beattie. A long time friend to the NSGA, and President from 2017-2018. The #GolfBeattieStrong movement was created to raise awareness and funds for the QEII Health Science Centre, and brain cancer research.
Through the annual Brain Cancer Bash, and the #GolfBeatteStrong initiative, Garry has helped to raise over $500,000 for brain cancer research.
To support the QEII Foundation’s Brain Tumour Research Fund, please CLICK HERE.