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Ryan sets new course record

Posted On: Saturday, August 17, 2019

Wins pro division at Legacy Ridge Pro-Am

Ryan sets new course record

Austin Ryan in file photo from his days as captain of Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks golf team.

Former Owen Sound-area golfer Austin Ryan shot a competitive course record 63 (-8) on his way to winning the Pro Division of the Pro-Am at Legacy Ridge Golf - a club that has been around for 99 years.

Ryan was a two-time overall champion on the Grey Bruce Junior Golf Tour and went on to a stellar varsity career with the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks which included winning the Ontario University Association individual championship in 2016.

He is currently working at Galt Country Club in Cambridge and playing on the Great Lakes Tour.

His team, which included former NHL goalie Curtis Sanford, Gary Sanford and Jason Playter, finished third in the team division of the Pro-Am.

The team division was won by pro Andrew Day of Whispering Hills Golf Club and amateurs Marc Brooks, Rick Burns and Dennis Beisiada.

The top teams and pros are listed below:
Legacy Ridge Pro-Am - Aug. 16
Pro Purse - Individual        
1st                  Austin Ryan – 63*
2nd                 Ken Tarling - 66
3rd                  Michael Todd - 67
T-4th               Andrew Day - 70
T-4th               Chad Currie - 70
T-6th               Adam Cherry - 71
T-6th               Josiah Dixon – 71 (a)
8th                  Stephen Bardswick - 72
9th                  Ryan McBride - 73
T-10th             Warren Thomas - 74
T-10th              Dave Wettlaufer - 74
*New Competitive Course Record           
1st      Andrew Day, Marc Brooks, Rick Burns, Dennis Beisiada (119)
2nd     Chase Amyot, Roger Amyot, Derick Hare Jr., Derick Hare Sr. (124)
3rd      Austin Ryan, Jason Playter, Gary Sanford, Curtis Sanford (126)
4th       Ken Tarling, Jim Dinsmore, Jim Burlington, Ron Smith (126)


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