Sardis grad leads Cascade golfers

Chilliwack's Aaron Pauls looks to lead the University of the Fraser Valley to victory at a Victoria tournament next week.

Chilliwack’s Aaron Pauls leads the University of the Fraser Valley men’s golf team into the 10th annual Canadian University/Canadian College tournament, running in Victoria the week of May 28.

The tournament will be held at the Cordova Bay Golf Course (

The Cascades are the defending PACWEST silver medallists and CCAA bronze medallists, and send a  strong team to the event. Pauls, an all-Canadian last year, is UFV’s most valuable player.

He finished in the top five at last October’s CCAA Championship event in Charlottetown, PEI.

Pauls is joined by UFV’s 2010-11 male athlete of the year, Mission’s Mitch Lock. Veteran Dan McArthur (Aldergrove) returns along with Langley’s Daren Whitehouse and Chilliwack’s Scott Benstead.

The Canadian University/College Championship will consist of four rounds of play.

Tournament events also include a players’ dinner and awards ceremony.

The team event consist of four competitors, of whom the three with the best results each day will count.

The top eight golfers at the Canadian University/College Championship tournament will be invited to participate at the 14th World University Golf Championship. That takes place in Liberec in the Czech Republic from July 2 to 7.

Tournament results will be available at