Chilliwack three competing in senior golf championship

Three Chilliwack-area golfers travel to Kamloops next week for the 2013 BC Senior Men's Championship at Eagle Point Golf Resort.

Chilliwack’s Daniel Caton, Shawn Montgomery and T. Craig Robertson will tee off at the 2013 BC Senior Men’s Championship, being held July 29th-31 at Eagle Point Golf Resort in Kamloops.

The Chilliwack three will try their luck on the par 72 6,393 yard course, taking on 121 top golfers from around the province.

The field includes British Columbia Golf Hall of Fame member and Nanaimo resident Sandy Harper, who is looking to defend his 2012 title. Other favorites in the field include four time winner Gudmund Lindbjerg (Port Moody), 2007 winner John Gallagher (Burnaby) and 2006 winner Tony Hatchwell (Nanaimo).

The BC Senior Men’s Championship is open to male players aged 55 years of age and older as of the first day of the championship. There are two divisions, senior (55-64) and super senior (65+). All players are competing in the overall championship.

They will play 54-hole stroke-play gross competition, with a cut to the low 70 and ties after 36 holes.

The top three competitors from the championship will represent BC at the Canadian Men’s Senior Championship, to be held Aug. 27-30 at the Briars Golf Club in Sutton West, Ontario.