Speed Read

Cudmore claims CPGA assistant championship

Daniel Cudmore of Fox Meadow Golf Club in Stratford, P.E.I., won the Canadian Professional Golfers’ Association Atlantic Assistant Professionals’ Championship yesterday at Moncton’s Mountain Woods Golf Club.

Cudmore defeated David DeAdder of Moncton’s Royal Oaks Golf Club in a one-hole playoff. Cudmore birdied the 390-yard, par 4, first hole at Mountain Woods to seal the win.

Cudmore and DeAdder were tied at the end of 36 holes at 1-under-par 139. Cudmore shot 69-70 while DeAdder recorded 74-65.

In third place was Todd Bishop of Fairview Range in Halifax at 141, on rounds of 74-67.

Marc Robichaud of Royals Oaks finished tied for sixth at 144 (75-69).

Steele, LeBlanc win match play crowns

MIRAMICHI – Hampton’s Greg Steele won the New Brunswick junior boys match play championship Wednesday by defeating Justin Shanks of Sussex on the fourth playoff hole at the Miramichi Golf and Country Club.

Steele and Shanks pushed each other throughout the match with brilliant displays of putting.

Brett Wilson of Sussex beat clubmate Blake Kyle 3&2 in the consolation match to secure third place.

The tournament featured 16 players.

Alexandra LeBlanc of Country Meadows defeated clubmate Clair Konning 6&5 to capture the junior girls match play title.

Trio of aces carded in Petitcodiac

PETITCODIAC – Aces have been wild in Petitcodiac.

Three holes-in-one have been recorded recently, including two on the same day, at the Petitcodiac Valley Golf and Country Club.

Pat Fox recorded the second ace of her career on Sunday. She used a 7-wood to card the hole-in-one on the 133-yard 14th hole.

Fox finished her round with a 96.

She was playing with Heather Silliker (97), Arlene Glencross (97) and Dianna Murray (98).

On the same day, 14-year-old Logan Elliott carded his first ace on the same hole while playing in an adult/junior tournament.

He was playing with partner Andrew Prudence, Dakota Griffin and Garda Crossman.

Earlier this summer, Mike Sharpe notched a hole-in-one on the 188-yard 14th hole. He used a 4-iron and finished his round with a 93.

Sharpe was playing with Peter Moore, who also shot a 93.

Meanwhile, Davis and Dennis Murphy won the adult/junior tournament with an 80, six shots ahead of Brooke and Scott Burgess.

Basketball teams needed for tourney

MIRAMICHI – Organizers of the Miramichi Hoop Classic, co-hosted by James M. Hill and Miramichi Valley High Schools, are looking for three senior boys teams interested in competing in this year’s tournament.

The tournament, scheduled for Nov. 18-19, will feature eight senior boys teams and eight senior girls teams. All teams are guaranteed three games in a single-elimination format.

For more information, contact Jim Watters at james.watters@nbed.nb.ca

Basketball N.B. seeks nominations

FREDERICTON – Today is the final deadline for nominations for Basketball New Brunswick’s annual service awards.

The provincial organization annually recognizes two coaches, two special merit award recipients, one executive award and one officials award.

Nomination forms can be found on the BNB website at ww.basketball.nb.ca or by emailing info@basketball.nb.ca

The awards will be presented Saturday, Sept. 24 in Fredericton.




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