DURHAM LORDS NEWS RELEASE
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Duggan leads Canada to a top ten finish at the FISU World University Golf Championship
CZECH REPUBLIC - Durham College's Mike Duggan represented Team Canada as head coach at the 14th FISU world university golf championship in the Czech Republic this past week. Canada had a strong performance throughout the week as the men's and women's teams both finished in the top ten.
Team Canada Report – Final Results
The 14th World University Golf Championship wrapped up this weekend at Ypsilon Golf Resort in Liberec, Czech Republic with Team Canada's contingent of 11 post-secondary standout golfers looking to close the competition on a high note before making the trip back home.
Leading the way for Team Canada in the men's individual competition were Charles Côté (Thetford Mines, Que. / Université Laval) and Chris Hemmerich (Kitchener, Ont. / University of Guelph), both of whom finished the championship T19 with a four-day tally of 7-under 281, 11 shots back of men's individual medalist Carlos Xammar Pigem of Spain. Côté closed with a round of 4-under 68, while Hemmerich shot even-par 72 on Friday.
Simon McInnis (Toronto, Ont. / University of Waterloo) was T27 at 4-under 284 for the championship, while Christopher Bevan (Toronto, Ont. / Humber College), Gajan Sivabalasingham (Ballantrae, Ont. / University of Waterloo) and Ben Bell (Ottawa, Ont. / Humber College) placed 70th, T71 and T74 respectively.
Megan Woodland (Victoria, B.C. / University of Victoria) was the top Canadian in the women's individual competition, finishing T16 with a four-day tally of 1-over 289, 18 strokes back of winner Camila Hedberg Bertrand of Spain. Devon Rizzo (Brantford, Ont. / University of Waterloo) tied for 28th spot at 10-over 298, while Kylie Barros (Edmonton, Alta. / University of British Columbia), Alyssa Herkel (Port Alberni, B.C. / University of Victoria) and Brynn Tomie (Bedford, N.S. / University of Victoria) placed T41, T46, and T54 respectively.
Côté, Hemmerich, McInnis and Sivabalasingham, all of whom participated in the men's team competition, finished ninth, 38 shots back of the winners from Spain.
Spain also went on to capture the women's team competition title. The Canadian contingent of Barros, Rizzo, and Woodland, placed tenth in the category, 42 shots off the lead.
To view final men's individual competition results, click here.
To view final women's individual competition results, click here.
To view final men's team competition results, click here.
To view final women's team competition results, click here.
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Source: Golf Canada