Sask. representatives finish strong at senior championship

The 2019 national senior men's championship has concluded in Scarborough, Ont.

The Canadian Men’s Senior Championship has wrapped up in Scarborough, Ont.

The top Saskatchewan golfer was Delisle’s Colin Coben who finished in a tie for 25th at plus-19 for the event held at Cedar Brae Golf Course. The Valleyview Golf Course member carded a six-over, 77 on Friday to cap the 72-hole event. The tournament was Coben’s 31st appearance at a national championship.

2018 Saskatchewan senior champion and team alternate this year, Rick Hallberg of Weyburn shot 75 in his final round. For the week the Weyburn product was 20-over par. He tied for 32nd overall.

This season’s reigning Sask. senior champion Ken Rodgers of Regina was 12-over par during the final round, the Tor Hill Golf Course player closed the championship at plus-25. Rodgers will finish in a tie for 48th place.

2017 champion Gene Elliott of West Des Moines, IA won the event at six-under, five shots ahead of the second-place finisher.

The complete leaderboard can be found here.