British Open to pay out in American dollars
The P.E.I. Canada Games men’s soccer team continues its warmup for the 2017 Canada Summer Games with a contest versus Codiac First Touch on today in Moncton, N.B.
Game time in the McCain New Brunswick Premier Soccer League matchup is 7 p.m.
The teams tied 2-2 in the first meeting last month in Charlottetown.
Codiac (2-0-4) is second in the six-team league, two points behind leader the Fredericton Reds (4-1-0), while P.E.I. is 1-1-1, good for a fourth-place tie with the N.B. Canada Games team.
Codiac is coming off a 1-1 draw with P.E.I. F.C., while the Canada Games team lost its last game 3-1 to the P.E.I. F.C.
Codiac’s Conor McCumber leads the league with seven goals, while Miguel Bryar has two scores.
Donovan Bears’ two goals leads the P.E.I. scoring list.
Brandon Lund has the goalkeeping win for P.E.I. Andre LeBlanc and Louise Bergeron have split Codiac’s wins.
P.E.I. begins the Canada Games tournament Aug. 7.
The Games go July 13. 28Aug.
The British Open is paying its prize money this year in American dollars.
Golf’s oldest championship announced Wednesday that the total purse will be $10,250,000, with $1.845 million going to winner. The British Open is July 20-23 at Royal Birkdale along the Lancashire coast in England. R&A chief Martin Slumbers says the Open will not be using the British sterling this year because of what he called an increasingly global marketplace.