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Conners leads Canadian Amateur entering final round
Corey Conners
Corey Conners

-story by Morgan Bell of Golf Canada

WINNIPEG, Canada (August 6, 2014) – Corey Conners sits in the driver’s seat one-stroke in front of the field heading into the final round of the 110th Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship.

The Listowel, Ont. native opened his third round by firing a 3-under 32 front-nine, but closed with four bogeys over his final six holes to finish with a 2-under 68. His 8-under 204 total leaves him one-stroke clear of New Mexico’s Sam Saunders.

“I’m happy with my score, just kind of disappointed with all the bogeys,” Conners said. “I’ll try to smooth things out a little bit, I don’t know I just kind of got out of my rhythm towards the end, got a little antsy or excited.”

Now leading the way, the Team Canada member will face a familiar challenge on Thursday over the final 18 holes at Elmhurst Golf and Country Club. The 22-year-old has finished no worse than third in his last three attempts at the national amateur championship title.

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Results: Canadian Amateur
1New ZealandJames BealeNew Zealand70069-70-68-69-276
T2CanadaTaylor PendrithCanada50069-73-68-66-276
T2CAJonathan GarrickAtherton, CA50066-68-74-68-276
T4NMSam SaundersAlbuquerque, NM40067-67-71-72-277
T4CanadaCorey ConnersCanada40068-68-68-73-277

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ABOUT THE Canadian Amateur

This competition is open to male amateur golfers. Canadian players must be a member of a golf club in good standing with Golf Canada or who are Gold level members of Golf Canada’s membership program. Foreign players must be members in good standing with their respective association. 72-hole stroke play championship with a cut after 36 holes to the low 70 players and ties. The winner earns a spot in the PGA Tour's Canadian Open.

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