Ryan wins Stanhope Open
Pro Neal Ryan of Ken Wo, N.S., shot rounds of 69 and 68 to win the Stanhope Open by a single stroke over defending champ Marc Bourgeois of Royal Oaks.
Brian Affleck of Eagles Chance, N.S., was another stroke back at 139, with amateur champion Stephen Anderson of Crowbush finishing with a total of 140.
In the senior division, Steve Younker of Stanhope shot a round of 73 to win. Chrissie MacLauchlan of Stanhope won the ladies division with a round of 78. The ladies, seniors and men’s second division’s second round was cancelled due to heavy rains, but the other divisions were able to continue later on in the afternoon.
A total of 140 golfers took part in the two-day event, with 29 of them being PGA professionals from the Atlantic provinces.