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VGT SANDPIPER CLASSIC
Friday, April 8, 2011
Harrison Mills, BC
Three time VGT Order of Merit Winner Bryn Parry of The Players Academy in North Vancouver carded a round of 66 (-6) and good for a two shot victory over former World #1 Amateur Nick Taylor and McCleery Teaching Pro James Harper. Parry’s round included 9 birdies and vaulted him to the top of the CLEVELAND/SRIXON VGT Order of Merit as well as a cheque for $1,300. Runner’s up Taylor and Harper each earned $850 for their rounds of 68. An impressive 19 of the 41 Professionals carded level par (72) on the day, each cashing a cheque. For a list of full results CLICK HERE and click ‘VGT Sandpiper Classic’. Taylor will tee-it-up in Hayward, California at the Nationwide Tour Monday Qualifying on April 11th for the FRESH EXPRESS CLASSIC at TPC STONEBRAE.
On the Amateur side of the event, Mission’s Stu Dunaway fired an impressive round of 69 to win the Championship Amateur event by 2 shots over 16 year-old Hazelmere Junior Callum Robinson. Dunaway’s win came with 1,500 Order of Merit points, a Cleveland Launcher 3-wood and VGT Pullover. Callum claimed a deluxe VGT carry bag for his 2nd place finish. Opening event winner Greg Bismeyer stormed out on the front nine with a score of 33, only to pull up on the back nine with a 4 over 40 to place 4th with a score of 73. Sandpiper local Yves Bisson placed 3rd with a score of 72.
In Flight A action, James Peters claimed Low Gross honours by virtue of RCGA retrogression over Hector Aguilar with a score of 81 on the day. Peters took home a Cleveland Mashie Hybrid Club and a VGT pullover while Hector Aguilar took home Low Net and a Cleveland CG15 Wedge, Srixon glove & hat.
In Flight B, Tyler Smith fired a great round of 81 to win the Low Gross Title, taking home a Cleveland CG15 Wedge & VGT pullover. David Hunter was a clear winner in the Low Net side of things with a net 66 score and winning a Cleveland Wedge and a dozen Srixon Z-Star balls. Our thanks to the Sandpiper Golf Resort for their tremendous support of our tour and in particular this event. The course is shaping up nicely considering all the poor weather we’ve had this spring. Thanks Ted, Betty Anne and your team for all you do for VGT and supporting golf development in BC!!!
2011 Sandpiper Classic Results | View Full Screen