Taylor 3rd, Wallace 9th at Canadian Amateur
Aug. 13, 2009
Blainville, Que. -- Two Washington Husky golfers -- Nick Taylor and Darren Wallace -- had top 10 finishes at the 2009 Canadian Men's Amateur Championship on Thursday, but it was a fellow countryman that stole the show at Club de golf Le Blainvillier.
Taylor was 5-under par, 283 overall to finish in a three-way tie for third, while Wallace was 3-under 285 to take ninth place. Both Taylor (Abbotsford, B.C.) and Wallace (Langley, B.C.) shot 1-over 73 in Thursday's final round.
Cam Burke won the tournament for a second-consecutive year after shooting a 13-under 275. He finished one stroke better than Mitch Sutton, who nearly made up a five-stroke deficit with five holes left.
Rain plagued the tournament throughout and forced most competitors to finish their third rounds today. Taylor, the world's No. 1 ranked amateur, finished his third round with a 2-under and Wallace shot a 1-under 71.
2009 Canadian Men's Amateur Championship Top 10
1. Cam Burke, New Hamburg, ON, *70-69-68-68-275 -13
2. Mitch Sutton, London, ON, *71-67-70-68-276 -12
3. Nick Taylor, Abbotsford, BC, *72-68-70-73-283 -5
3. Mackenzie Hughes, Dundas, ON, *70-76-69-68-283 -5
3. Matt Hill, Forest, ON, *65-72-73-73-283 -5
6. Kevin Carrigan, Victoria, BC, *74-73-68-69-284 -4
6. Brett Cairns, Courtland, ON, *71-71-72-70-284 -4
6. Cory Renfrew, Victoria, BC, *67-73-72-72-284 -4
9. Darren Wallace, Langley, BC, *68-73-71-73-285 -3
10. Eugene Wong, North Vancouver, BC, *71-74-72-69-286 -2
10. Scott Stiles, Calgary, AB, *72-73-71-70-286 -2
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