Payne chasing super-senior title

Kimberley golfer sits fourth after one round at Canadian Men's Senior Championship.

  • Aug. 26, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Taylor Rocca

Kimberley’s Bob Payne is chasing a super-senior title at the Canadian Men’s Senior Championship at Capilano Golf & Country Club in Vancouver.

Tuesday morning, Payne shot an opening round score of 80.

As of print time, the tally leaves the Kimberley golfer in fourth place, three strokes back of leader Mickey Batten of Chateauguay, Que. One player had yet to complete his round as of print time.

Payne qualified for the national championship with a T10 finish at the B.C. Senior Men’s Championship played July 22 to 24 at Christina Lake Golf Club.

He is scheduled to tee off his second round this morning at 9:47 a.m.

The super-senior division at the Canadian Men’s Senior Championship is reserved for players aged 70 and above.

There are 12 players competing in the super-senior torunament at the Canadian Men’s Senior Championship and Payne is one of two players representing British Columbia. Dave Mackenzie of Parksville is also representing B.C. He shot an opening round 92 and sits in 12th place as of print time.

 

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