For Immediate Release:
FREDERICTON, NB: The sun was shining Wednesday as players took to the course for the final round of the 2021 NB Men’s Mid-Master Championship. After 36 holes, Riverside’s David Russell remained in control at the top of the leaderboard after opening rounds of 68 & 76. With competitors edging closer, it would all come down to the final round to determine 2021’s champion.
Game #10 featured leaders, Sean Kee of Covered Bridge, West Hills’ Tony MacKinnon, and Riverside’s David Russell who started the morning 5-shots ahead of his playing partners.
Russell would continue his consistent play during his third and final round on his way to posting a 4-over, 74. His strategic play over three days would be enough to secure his first NB Men’s Mid-Master Championship, finishing at 8-over par. Slotting in second place would be West Hills’ Tony MacKinnon, finishing at 14-over after rounds of 75,74,75. Restioguche’s Darren MacPherson and Covered Bridge’s Sean Kee share third place after the pair both finish at 15-over par.
In the Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge, Covered Bridge’s Sean Kee came out victorious. His performance of four-over on the Par-3s this week saw him edge out Moncton’s James Thibault via retrogression. For this stellar play, Sean received a custom Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge Champion alignment stick cover.
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