Tsang Sets Pace After Impressive Round 1 at 2020 Ontario Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Bath, ON – Summer like conditions ushered in round one of the 2020 Ontario Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship, presented by BioSteel, at the Loyalist Country Club.  While temperatures may have been high, the opposite can be said for the scores, as players took to the course and used the warm weather to their advantage.


Holding the leader position after round one with an impressive score of five-under par (67), Ryan Tsang (Cedar Brae GC) shot four birdies and added an eagle on eighteen to finish off the low scoring round. Sitting in second with three-under for the day (69) and currently in a six-way tie is Scott Rutgers (Roseland G&CC), David Lang (Donalda Club), Darren Shaw (Twenty Valley G&CC), Derek McGrath (Galt CC), Taylor Tyminski (Lookout Point CC), and 2019 Men’s Mid-Amateur champion Charles Fitzsimmons (Thornhill Club).


Heading into round two, in which Golf Ontario will be making cuts to forty-two plus ties following the round. The second round of the Ontario Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship will begin at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. For future results and information on the championship, click here.


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About the Ontario Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Since 1993, the Ontario Men’s Mid-Amateur championship has proven to be one of Ontario’s most sought after and important Championship titles. The 54-hole competition caters to Ontario’s best golfers age 25 and older that have gained entry into the event through qualifying tournaments or an exemption.

Despite its young history, the championship has developed a notable list of past champions including Garrett Rank (2015, 2018) and Golf Hall of Fame members Stu Hamilton (1993, 1998), Kelly Roberts (1997), Dave Bunker (2007, 2011, 2014).


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