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Three from area get shot at PGA Tour event

Posted On: Friday, May 18, 2018

King, Ferrier and O'Brien advance to final qualifying

Three from area get shot at PGA Tour event

Three golfers from BruceGreySimcoe have made it to the final qualifier for a spot in the 2018 RBC Canadian Open.

G.W. King of Thornbury, Branson Ferrier and Terry O’Brien, both of Barrie, were among the 27 golfers who advanced after a Regional Qualifying event on Thursday (May 17) at Blue Springs Golf Club.

King shot 71 (-1) and finished in a tie for 11th, while Ferrier and O’Brien both shot 72 and tied for 20th.
They will tee it up July 23 at Heron Point Golf Links in Ancaster for a chance to earn an exemption into the Canadian Open, which will be held July 23-29 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville.

The winner of the regional qualifier at Blue Springs was Nyasha Mauchaza, a Zimbabwe native, who posted a 6-under 66 and gets an automatic exemption for the Canadian Open.

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