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Bailey, Carlin defend at Canterbury Cup
Andrew Bailey and Kevin Carlin (Northeast Ohio Golf photo)
Andrew Bailey and Kevin Carlin (Northeast Ohio Golf photo)

Andew Bailey and Kevin Carlin defended their title on Saturday at the Canterbury Cup, a 54-hole two-man tournament that draws players from across the country. The event, played at Canterbury Golf Club in Cleveland, Ohio, begins with two days of better ball followed by a final round scored by aggregate of both partners.

A year ago, Bailey and Carlin won on the strength of a stellar second-round 61. This year, the partners opened with rounds of 73-66, and an aggregate score of 145 on the final day was enough to leave them at 284 total and with a one-shot victory over Tony Hejna and Jamie Miller.

Jim Krivanek and Brian Smith opened with rounds of 71-66 but fell to a final-round 149 to finish third another shot back.

In the senior division, Stephen Fox and Harold Payne won with rounds of 70-68-153. Their 291 total left them one shot ahead of Jeff Knox and TJ Brudzinski.

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, with the last day being an aggregate of partner, for a 72-hole scoring total.

Format:
Round One – Better Ball of Partners
Round Two – Better Ball of Partners
Round Three – Aggregate Score 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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