No Mid-Amateur title for local golfers


Darren Shaw of Stoney Creek finished 12 strokes off the pace and in a tie for ninth place at the Canadian Mid-Amateur Golf Championship on Friday. Shaw had a final round of 77 which gave him a 52-hole total of 293 after outings of 74-73-69 on the Pinegrove Country Club at Saint Jean-sur-Richelieu in Quebec.

Kris Wasylowich of Lethbridge (Alberta) cruised through the final round claiming a seven-stroke victory at the tournament. He had a final round 74 to finish the week at 281 (68-72-67), seven-under par.

Burlington’s Matthew Ion Young closed at 294 which gave him a share of 11th place (74-69-73-78). Cambridge golfer Justin was tied for 16th at 298. Greg Adoranti of Stoney Creek and Jim McNeil had a piece of 58th place with scores of 311.

Jeff Ollinger of Dundas rounded out the field at 318. Bill Lipsett of Beamsville, Ryan Delisle of Hamilton, Robert O’Hagan of Paris all missed the cut.

The Mid-Masters section was won by Dave Bunker of Woodbridge.

The Canadian Mid-Amateur Championship was open to all male amateur golfers who have reached the age of 25 by August 22, 2006. The Mid-Masters championship was open to all male amateur golfers who have reached the age of 40 by the same date.