2012 West Coast Golf Group Pro-am | June 11-13th, 2012
Round Two: Hazelmere Golf Club (36-36) Par 72 | Surrey, BC
Winner’s share: $7,500
Weather: 14 degrees Celcius, wind 10 km/h
Second Round Leader Board
|T1||Nick Taylor, Abbotsford, BC||65, 70 (-7)|
|T1||Chris Cunningham, California||65, 71 (-6)|
|T3||Darren Griff, Nanaimo, BC||69, 68 (-5)|
|T3||Chreighton Honeck, Can Tour||69, 68 (-5)|
|T5||Brad Clapp, Chilliwack Golf & CC||68, 70 (-4)|
|T5||Clark MacPherson, Semiamoo GC||68, 70 (-4)|
|7||Stuart Anderson, Victoria, BC||69, 70 (-3)|
|8||Luke Bogdan, Belmont G.C.||69, 71 (-2)|
|T9||Oliver Tubb, Players Academy N.Van||67, 74 (-1)|
|T9||Adam Cornelson, Vancouver Golf Club||68, 73 (-1)|
|T9||Corey Steger, Seymour Golf & CC||69, 72 (-1)|
|T9||Isaac Weintraub, Santa Cruz, CA||71, 70 (-1)|
T13 5 Players tied at Even Par
Nick Taylor has Timely finish on Back Nine in 2nd Round of West Coast GG Pro-am
(June 12, 2012 – Langley, BC) – Challenging conditions took their toll on many round one challengers in day two action at the VGT-West Coast Golf Group Pro-am at Hazelmere. Heavy rough, firming greens and tucked pins created havoc for a number of golfers, but not for round one leader Nick Taylor. Tee-ing off on the 10th tee, Taylor started with an opening birdie on his seventh hole (#16). But an errant tee-shot on his 8th hole (17th hole proper) sailed into the hazard left of the green, and resulted in his first major blemish in 2 days. But Taylor soon steadied the ship and made the most of his finish, birdying 3 of his last 5 holes to shoot a 2-under par 70, posting the low 36-hole score of the event.
Taylor takes a one shot lead into the final round tomorrow at Swan-e-set Resort over San Diego Pro Chris Cunningham, who scored rounds of 65, 71 over the two days. Nanaimo Professional Darren Griff had the round of the day, firing a 68, including a run of 4 birdies on his front nine over six holes. He sits in a tie for 3rd place with Creighton Honeck of Austin, Texas at -5 and two shots back of Taylor.
The top 20 and ties in today’s field advanced to tomorrow’s final round at Swaneset Resort. This resulted in twenty-four golfers advancing to the final round with a score of +2 or better. This included Hazelmere’s own Teaching Professional Phil Jonas, who struggled on the day with a round of 76 to just make it into the final round at +2. West Coast Golf Group’s Luke Bogdan of Belmont , sits in a 8th place on his own at -2, while Nationwide Tour Professional Stuart Anderson moved in the right direction today with a nice round of 70 for a 36 hole total of -3. Anderson sits in 7th place and just 4 shots off the lead heading into tomorrow.
Final round action gets underway at 7:00am at Swaneset Resort in Pitt Meadows with our leaders Nick Taylor and Chris Cunningham tee-ing-off at 9:00am. Players are competing for a total purse of $32,500 and a winners’ cheque of $7,500.
Players will also be fighting for 4,000 valuable CLEVELAND/SRIXON -VGT Order of Merit Points, with the year-end winner taking home a trip to the PGA Tour Qualifying School ($5,000 value). Second place on this year’s CLEVELAND/SRIXON Order of Merit will win a paid entry to the European Tour Q-School, valued at approximately $2,200.
For round TWO scores click here | For FINAL round tee times click here
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