Live Scoring & Wrap-Ups From The 2017 BC Men’s Senior & Super-Senior Championships
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2017-07-26
Defending BC Senior Men's Champion Harry Ferguson Is Back At Myrtle Point To Defend The Title He Won Last Year At Shuswap Lake Estates GC. (Photo/Brad Ziemer)
(Brad Ziemer/British Columbia Golf) — As the 2017 British Columbia Golf Championship season moves into its back-nine, we see the Senior & Super-Senior Men's events taking place at Myrtle Point GC in Powell River.
As always the tournament boasts a strong field that includes many of the top senior players in BC and the Pacific Northwest. The defending champion is Invermere's Harry Ferguson and he'll be trying to retain his crown with the likes of past Senior Mens' Champions Doug Roxburgh, John Gallacher, Gudmund Lindbjerg and Sandy Harper looking to wrest the trophy back.
The BC Senior Men's Championship is open to male players aged 55 and older as of the first day of the Canadian Senior Men's Championship - (September 11, 2017) . The Super-Senior Championship is open to players aged 65 and older. Maximum field size is 156 players.
Each Championship is 54-hole gross stroke play (NO CUT). Players will be competing in all events in which they are age eligible. The Zone Team Championship is held concurrently with the first and second rounds of the Championship. Four person zone teams are named by each zone prior to the start of the tournament. The zone team competition uses the low 3 of 4 scores each day.
There is also a Best-Ball Competition where players may make up their own 2-man teams from the field.
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First Round - Roxburgh Grabs First-Round Lead At B.C. Senior & Super-Senior Men’s Championship
Doug Roxburgh Is Seeking His 3rd BC Senior Men's Title To Go With His Record 13 BC Amateur Titles. (JKam Photos/Jurgen Kaminski, via British Columbia Golf)
He has won 13 B.C. Amateur Championships and now Doug Roxburgh has put himself in position to win his third B.C. Senior Men’s title.
Roxburgh fired a one-under 71 Tuesday to grab the first-round lead at the B.C. Senior & Super-Senior Men’s Championship at Myrtle Point Golf Club in Powell River. The 65-year-old Roxburgh, who plays out of Marine Drive Golf Club in Vancouver, closed his round with one of three birdies on the day.
He carries a two-shot lead over another past Senior Men’s champion, Burnaby’s John Gallacher, into Wednesday second round of the 54-hole event. Roxburgh won his first B.C. Senior title in 2013 and won it again in 2014. He was second in 2015 and third last year.
Last week, Roxburgh made the cut in his 51st B.C. Amateur Championship at Morgan Creek Golf Club in Surrey. Lance Lundy of Pemberton sits alone in third place after firing a two-over 74 on Tuesday.
Defending champion Harry Ferguson of Invermere opened with a four-over 76 and is tied for fourth place. Roxburgh and Gallacher are also 1-2 in the Super-Senior category for players 65 and over. The top three players after Thursday’s final round will represent British Columbia at the Canadian Senior Men’s Championship, which goes Sept. 11-14 in Montreal.
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