Rodgers goes low; Coben sniffing around top-10 at seniorsWritten by Clark Stork
Three of five Saskatchewan golfers competing at the Canadian Men’s Senior Championship in Scarborough, Ont. have made the cut and have a shot at impressive finishes in two days.
Delisle’s Colin Coben is just outside the top-10 sitting in a tie for 12th after carding a one-over, 72 on Wednesday. The Valleyview Regional Golf Course member is at plus-four through 36 holes.
Regina’s Ken Rodgers posted one of the top rounds of the day shooting two-under, 69 dropping his overall score to eight-over. The Saskatchewan champion is tied for 24th.
Rick Hallberg was also well below the cutline of plus-14. The Weyburn product followed an opening round of 76 with a four-over, 75 during the second round to place himself in a tie for 33rd at nine-over.
Rick Hillestad, the Saskatchewan Super Senior champion shot eight-over on Wednesday, he was two shots back of the cut. Swift Current’s Brent Wotypka was also in the field, he improved an a 12-over round one to shoot plus-eight, 79 but also missed the cut.
As a team Saskatchewan performed well finishing in fourth place at 12-over. Alberta won the team competition.
American Gene Elliott is the leader at five-under par.
Hallberg will be the first Saskatchewan golfer to tee off on Thursday for round three, the Golf Kenosee player is on the blocks at 6:30 a.m. local time. Rodgers’ group starts at 6:45 a.m and Coben will begin his round at 7:55 a.m. and
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