Chilliwack golfer grabs top-20 spot in BC Senior Championships

Roger Gilhespy shot a 16-over-par 232 over three rounds to finish 16th at the BC Senior Men’s Golf Championship.

Roger Gilhespy shot a 16-over-par 232 over three rounds to finish 16th at the BC Senior Men’s Golf Championship.

The event was held July 28-30.

Gilhespy and 79 others went the distance at the Swan-e-Set Bay Golf Course in Pitt Meadows, with another 72 missing the second round cut.

Representing the Chilliwack Golf Club, Gilhespy’s best round was his first, a four-over-par 76 that included birdies on the sixth and 13th holes.

He finished 16 strokes behind the tourney winner, Burnaby’s John Gallacher, who was the only golfer in the entire field to finish at even.

Chilliwack’s T. Craig Robertson finished in a tie for 55th with a 27-over-par 243. Michael Dinney’s 34-over-par 250 left him 66th overall while Daniel Caton missed the cut.

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