Toronto, ON – The team of Daniel DiFrancesco and Traynor Turkiewicz from Brantford Golf & Country Club posted an impressive score of 7-under 65 to claim the 64th playing of the Ontario Men’s Better Ball Championship today at Oakdale Golf & Country Club.
The team made an impressive six birdies and one eagle. DiFrancesco said the conditions and greens were “unbelievable” and thanked the grounds crew for their hard work.
Following closely behind in second place was a large group of competitors with a tie between 5 different teams; Pete Sauerbrei + Simon Reyers (Cataraqui G&CC), Justin Allen + Owen Allen (Weston G&CC), Jim Zwolak + Ian Gately (Heron Point Golf Links), Sean O’Malley + Kevin Melville (Whistle Bear GC), and Paul Stevens + Matt Stevens (Kawartha GC). All of the teams finished the round with a score of six-under-par (66).
About The Ontario Men’s Better-Ball
The Ontario Men’s Better-Ball Championship has been played since 1959. All but two of the championships have taken place at Oakdale G&CC. The tournament is open to teams whose members both have up-to-date Golf Canada Handicap Factor of 8.4 or less at the time of online registration through the completion of the Championship. Each team’s combined Handicap Factor must not exceed 12.8 at the time of online registration through the completion of the Championship. Previous event winners include: Gary Cowan, Bill Morland, Nick Weslock, Kelly Roberts, Warren Sye, Matthew Ion Young, Albin Choi, Garrett Rank and Simon McInnis, Simon Reyers and Peter Sauerbrei, John Drewery and Derek McGrath, Ryan Kings and Josh Hunke.