Three senior men survive cut at nationals

Three Saskatchewan golfers will make the cut and play two more days at the Canadian Men’s Senior Championship in La Malbaie, Quebec.

After being tied for third at the conclusion of round one on Tuesday, Weyburn’s Rick Hallberg slipped 12 spots down the leaderboard to 14th position, well under the cut line. The Golf Kenosee member followed his opening round of 73 with a 79 on Wednesday at Club de Golf Le Manoir Richelieu. Hallberg sits at eight-over, 11 shots under the cut.

Saskatoon’s Rick Hillestad and Prince Albert player Martin Ring will join Hallberg for the third and fourth rounds. Hillestad shot 77 and 82, he’s tied for 54th place at 15-over.. Ring chopped seven shots off his opening 84 with a 77 on Wednesday. He made the cut on the line at 17-over.

Chuck Hainsworth, Lavern Arndt, Brent Wotypka, Paul Grimes, and Don Monson all missed the cut at the championship. Hainsworth finished at 22-over (83, 83), Arndt was 24-over (82, 84), Wotypka was 27-over (87, 84), Grimes shot 90 and 86 to concluded the event at 32-over, Monson was 37-over (85, 96).

Hallberg will tee off at 6:40 a.m. Saskatchewan time for round three on Thursday. Hillestad begins at 6:30 a.m. and Ring will begin his third round at 7:30 a.m.

The complete results can be seen here.