Schlissberg, Ross defend title at Canterbury Cup
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Aug. 27, 2014) — Defending champions Hank Schlissberg and Scott Ross left no doubt in this year's running of the Henry Picard Canterbury Cup. Leading by five heading into the final round, the duo doubled their lead to win the event in back-to-back years.

Last year, the duo combined to shoot rounds of 71-69-149--289 in the unique three day event, where the last round is played in the grueling "count both" two-man format. This year, the pair shot 147 on the final day — four shots lower than anybody else on Wednesday.

The second-place team of Buchholz and Blythe finished at six-over par, 10 shots behind Schlissberg and Ross. Considering big swings are common in an aggregate final round, the defending champions' 10-shot victory is quite stunning.

The Henry Picard Canterbury Cup is a national-level event that draws a field of accomplished amateur players from all over the country. This exclusive scratch tournament features 50 two-man teams in a better ball and aggregate score three-day competition and also offers a Seniors Division for those teams with both partners 50 years of age or over.

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ABOUT THE Canterbury Cup

The Henry Picard - Canterbury Cup is a Major that draws a field of accomplished players from all over the country. The three-day team event features a Best Ball round each day, and the middle day will have an additional 9-hole alternate shot (all divisions playing the same nine holes) that will count toward the 63-hole championship. A practice round is available to be played the day prior to the tournament. The tournament will have three divisions: Mid-Am, Senior (for those teams with both partners 55 - 64 years old), and Super Senior (65+). Qualified amateurs are encouraged to apply.

Canterbury is an older traditional golf course that has hosted several professional major championships, including two US Opens, a PGA Championship and most recently the '96 Senior Open as well as two US Amateur championships.

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