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Breen wins golf championship
Bobby Breen won the 2020 Kirkland Lake Golf Club Men’s Club Championship in dramatic fashion on the weekend, holing his final shot from the 18th fairway to break a tie with Jed Allick and win the title by two shots. Breen shot rounds of 67-72 to win his 8th men’s title. Allick, who has won the men’s championship 15 times, finished second with rounds of 70-71 and won the Men’s Senior’s title. Glenn Gibson won first flight and John Lutecki won second flight. Shawna Ducharme won her 5th Ladies Club Championship with rounds of 88-85. The next tournament at the Kirkland Lake Golf Club is the Lakeshore Motors Labour Day Weekend Men’s Tournament coming up September 5th & 6th. Contact the pro shop for more information at 642-3456.
‘It turned out to be an unforgettable experience’ — Friendly golf game turns into successful fundraiser for NEO Kids
Longtime friends and avid golfers, the group of Tommy Vlahos, Brett Jacklin, Alex Fowke and Evan MacLean didn’t exactly need an excuse to hit the course at Idylwylde Golf and Country Club on Tuesday.
Nickel City Nostalgia: Idylwylde Invitational was hotly contested from earliest days
In the summer of 1948, North Bay native Dave Morland defeated local golfer Roy Herne 3 and 2 in the match play final of the first annual Idylwylde Invitational tournament. Morland’s brother, Bill, who passed away at the age of 90 just two months ago, went on to capture the event four times in the next 11 years.
That Sudbury Sports Guy: Golfing dominance, athletic excellence on display at Ryder Cup
In many a year, the fight for the Ryder Cup in Sudbury has come right down to late afternoon on Sunday, the final few matches critically important to crowning a champion in the three-club battle for local golf bragging rights.
Fowke finds his form on the golf course, earns scholarship in Texas
Alex Fowke is likely no stranger to folks who frequent local rinks, who likely remember his days with the city’s top AAA hockey teams, including the Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves squad that hosted the Telus Cup national midget championship in 2018, and his run with the Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the NOJHL.
‘Nobody wants to mess this up’ — Northeastern Junior Golf Tour emerges from lockdown
Notwithstanding the advent of an online virtual competition or two in the works these days, the Northeastern Junior Golf Tour will hold the distinction of hosting the first in-person competition for local athletes since more or less everything in sports shut down in mid-March.