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Coben and Hallberg leading locals at national seniors’ event

Written by Clark Stork
The Canadian Men's Senior Championship began on Tuesday.

Delisle’s Colin Coben and Weyburn’s Rick Hallberg are the top ranked locals after one round of the Canadian Men’s Senior Championship in Scarborough. Ont.

Early on Coben, playing in his 31st national golf event, was sharing the lead at one-under par. The Vallleyview Regional Golf Course member shot three-over to sit in a seven-player logjam in 20th after the opening round.

Hallberg, who plays out of Golf Kenosee finished his opening round at Cedar Brae Golf Club at plus-five. Hallberg is tied for 33rd.

Saskatchewan Super Senior Champion (65+) Rick Hillestad shot eight-over on Tuesday, the Saskatoon resident is tied for 85th overall. In the Super Senior division Hillestad sits in a tie for 18th.

Saskatchewan Senior Men’s Champion Ken Rodgers of Regina posted an 81, 10-over to sit in a tie for 96th. Swift Current’s Brent Wotypka carded a first-round score of plus-12, 83.

As a team Saskatchewan sits in eighth place at plus-13. Ontario and Alberta are tied for the lead at two-over.

The second round will be played Wednesday beginning at 5:30 a.m. local time.

To see more from the leaderboard click here.

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