It was a windy and difficult day facing 42 of the Interior’s top golf professionals on Monday in the first individual event of the Callaway Bushnell IPGA season.
Former PGA Canada Tour Player and current Kelowna Golf and Country Club head professional Rob Anderson won $500 by firing an impressive 3 under par 69. Anderson, who became a club professional in 1998, has seen his name on many a winner’s trophy in the valley.
Finishing in second place was host professional Brian Macdonald, pocketing $425 for a second place 1 under 71. Dean Claggett (Two Eagles Golf) was alone in third place with an even par 72 and added $350 to his mountain of career earnings.
Russ Latimer (Black Mountain), Clay Stothers (Okanagan Golf Club), Salmon Arm’s Cody Bell (Canoe Creek), Myles Johnson (Spallumcheen) and Peter Hopley (Gallaghers Canyon) all tied fourth, winning $245.
Finlay Young (Harvest) was ninth, winning $175 while Jesse Crowe (SalmonArm Golf Club) and Rob Tadey (Fairview) each won $145 and rounded out the top 10.
Next event is the tour Match Play at the Okanagan Golf Club.