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Leeds/Lester prevail at Picard Cup
CLEVELAND, Ohio (Sept. 14, 2012) -- Jason Leeds and Dave Lester are the 2012 Henry Picard Canterbury Cup champions.

The winning duo fired a final-round 145 to take the title by five shots over Michael Affeldt and Chris Sekella and Hank Schlissberg, who finished the three-day event at 293.

John Benson and Ronnie Tumlin were two-shot victors in the senior division.

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.

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.

Format:
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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