Two Canucks in Top Ten at US Open; Taylor Top Amateur
June 22, 2009
Mike Weir and Stephen Ames shared tenth place at the US Open completed today at Bethpage Black Course in Farmingdale, New York. The event was won today by Lucas Glover by two strokes over Phil Mickelson, David Duval and third and second round leader Ricky Barnes.
Top amateur for the event was Abbotsford, B.C.'s Nick Taylor who finished with a share of 38th place.
Sandra Post was the first Canadian woman to play on the LPGA tour in the United States. Her victory in the 1968 LPGA Championship and a fifth in the World Series of Golf earned her rookie of the year honours. She recorded back-to-back wins at the 1978 & 1979 Dinah Shore and added another six victories.