DiSanto/Joseph lead at the Henry Picard Canterbury Cup

CLEVELAND, OHIO (Sept. 16, 2011) -- After day 1 was washed out, the team of Fred DiSanto Larry Joseph took the lead with a first round 66 under difficult conditions at the Henry Picard Canterbury Cup played at Canterbury Golf Club in Cleveland, Ohio. Joseph was the anchor of lead group as he carded a 67 on his own ball.

The team of Ronnie Tumlin and John Benson recorded 6 birdies en route to a 67 that puts them in second in the Men's division and first in the Seniors.

The final round will take place tomorrow

ABOUT THE Canterbury Cup

The Henry Picard - Canterbury Cup is a Major two-man tournament that draws a field of accomplished players from all over the country. 54 holes over two days.

Round One – Better Ball of Partners
Round Two – Scramble of Partners
Round Three – Better Ball of Partners

The tournament will have three divisions: Mid-Amateur (ages 25-54), Senior (ages 55+) and Super Senior (ages 65+). The total field will be 44 teams. The difference in partner handicaps cannot exceed 4 for Mid-Ams, 6 for Seniors and 10 for Super Seniors.

The tournament honors Henry Picard, the Head Golf Professional at Canterbury for 25 years. Aside from his many championship victories he was a Masters Tournament and PGA Champion. His Masters Jacket along with other memorabilia is presented in the Picard Lounge at Canterbury.

Canterbury is an older traditional golf course that has hosted several professional major championships, including two U.S. Opens and a PGA Championship as well as two U.S. Amateur championships.

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