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Hurricanes golfers have strong first day at nationals

October 17, 2013


Tariqah Walikraam sits in sixth place after day one.

Tariqah Walikraam sits in sixth place after day one.

Brett Wilson, of the Holland College Hurricanes, shot an even-par-72 Wednesday during the opening round of the ING Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Golf Championships.

He is in a seven-way tie for ninth place, four strokes back of leaders Colton Kalkanie of Georgian College and Alex Dumais of Humber College.

The three-round competition continues today at the Royal Quebec Golf Course in Quebec City.

Other Hurricanes taking part include Justin Shanks (tied for 16 with a 1-over 73), Mathieu Arseneault and Eric Locke (each tied for 27 with a 3-over 75) and Neal Ryan (tied for 35 at 4-over 76). There are 76 golfers in the field.

The Hurricanes are in fourth place in the team event at 7-over 295 while Fraser Valley and Humber College lead after a 5-under 283 opening round.

On the women’s side, Tariqah Walikraam shot a 7-over 79 and is in sixth place. She is the lone Hurricanes female competing.

The leader is Valerie Tanguay of Champlain St. Lawrence who shot a 5-under 67.

Story credit to the Guardian.


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