Gryphons’ Dunning grabs national golf title
KOMOKA, ON – Sarah Dunning of the Guelph Gryphons turned in a round of 69 on the fourth and final round to win the women’s individual title of the Canadian University/College Golf Championship.
Dunning’s round of 4-under gave her a one-stroke victory over runner-up Shania Remandaban of the UBC Thunderbirds. Sukriti Harjal of the Victoria Vikes was third with a four-round total of 305, three behind Dunning.
Dunning, the lone Gryphon in the women’s field, had 37 pars, 13 birdies and an eagle during the tournament.
UBC won the women’s team title at 927 while Laval Rouge et Or was second at 928 and Victoria third at 937.
The Gryphons placed eighth in the men’s team event at 1,177. UBC also took the men’s team title, but needed an extra hole to break a tie with the Western Mustangs after both had finished at 11-under 1,141. Victoria was third at 1,147.
Charles Fitzsimmons of Western also needed an extra hole to clinch the men’s individual title after he and teammate Jackson Bowery completed four rounds at 280. Andrew Harrison of UBC was third at 281.
Josiah Dixon of the Gryphs tied for fifth at 283 while Justin Allen tied for 37th at 296, Taylor Cosburn tied for 50th at 301, Nicholas Striker was 56th at 304 and Matthew Vihant was 59th at 319.
- Guelph Sports Journal