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Vikes, Thunderbirds crowned Canada West Golf Champions

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Victoria, B.C. – The University of Victoria Vikes men and University of British Columbia women took home the team titles at the 2022 Canada West Golf Championships, Oct. 4.

The Vikes men finished +3 collectively with rounds of 293 and 278. UBC finished second at +7 (279, 296) in the team standings, while Fraser Valley rounded out the top three with a +9 (286, 291) over the two-day tournament. The University of Manitoba Bisons men finished in 6th place with a +43 team score (303, 308). The Bisons were lead by Stefan Lavallee and Cameron McIntyre who both finished at T16 with a two-day total of +9 (151). Also playing for the Bisons were Trent Robertson (T19), Connor Stewart (T23) and Cole Peters (T37).

The UBC women shot +19 (221, 224) as a team to earn the conference banner, followed by Victoria at +25 (226, 225) for silver, and UBCO with a +29 (225, 230) in bronze position as teams.

Neel Soni (2020 Manitoba Junior Boys Champion) who plays for the University of British Columbia, helped the Thunderbird men to a second place team finish on rounds of 74 and 73 to finish individually at T11. Jacob Armstrong, (2019 Manitoba Junior Boys Champion) playing for the University of the Fraser Valley, shot scores of 75 and 82 to finish at T25.

For more on the 2022 Canada West Golf Championship and for the full leaderboard, please click here.