10 août 2017
Mike Hebb fires an opening round 68 at the #GolfBeattieStrong Senior Championship
Nova Scotia Golf Association – The first round of the #GolfBeattieStrong Men’s Senior Championship took place today at the Truro Golf Club.
Mike Hebb from Ashburn is leading after round one. Hebb, who is a two time past champion (2015 and 2013), carded an opening round of three under par 68. Hebb carded five birdies and two bogies and has a five shot lead heading into tomorrows second round.
Stephen Locke from the Truro Golf Club is in second place after shooting a one over par 73. He carded three birdies to go along with three bogies and one double.
Phil Howlett, Gerry MacMillan, Dean Woodman and Wayne Northup are all tied for third place after carding rounds of 74 (+3).
Northrup and Howlett are also tied for the lead in the second division. Sydney Green and Brett Cameron from the Truro Golf Club are leading the third and fourth divisions respectively.
For complete results from round one please CLICK HERE
#GolfBeattieStrong is a hashtag to help create awareness of for Brain Cancer Research.
NSGA President Garry Beattie is battling glioblastoma, which is a malignant brain tumour. He has been fighting his brain tumor for nearly two and half years after being diagnosed in 2015.
At age 54, Beattie has set his sights on completing in the 2018 #GolfBeattieStrong Senior Championship at the Avon Valley Golf Club.
To read more about Garry and his life please
Nova Scotia Golf Association