CFN – Humber College’s Mark Hoffman came from behind to win the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association individual men’s golf championship, hosted by St. Lawrence College at the Cornwall Golf and Country Club.
He also helped his school win a sixth straight provincial title.
Hoffman shot a four-under-par 68 on the third and final day of the competition on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The score gave him a three-round score of 216, one stroke ahead of his Humber teammate Adrian Cord, who shot 74 on Wednesday, to finish at 217.
The Humber team, which also consisted of Alex Dumais, Conor Hache and Ben Bell, combined for a score of 575, placing them well-ahead of their next nearest competitor, Durham College, at 590.
Durham was led by David Lang, who entered the final day as the leader. But Lang shot an 81 on Wednesday to finish in third place, with a three-round score of 221.
St. Lawrence College Kingston Vikings golfer Brennan Smith finished tied for fourth overall in the field of 86 men’s golfers. He shot 73 on the final day, to finish at 222.
The leading St. Lawrence Cornwall Sharks golfer was Adam Kroon. He shot 77 on Wednesday, to finish at 226. That put him in a tie for eighth place.
The leading St. Lawrence Brockville Schooners golfer was Kurtis Lavery. He shot 79 on Wednesday to finish at 237. That put him tied for 29th place.
The following are three-round results for other St. Lawrence College Kingston Vikings golfers: Teru Hino (79-78-76) 233; Tim Lemoyre (82-81-88) 251; Quinton Thompson (83-80-93) 256; Taylor Nicholas (87-81-88) 256.
The following are three-round results for other St. Lawrence College Cornwall Sharks golfers: Kevin Veilleux (85-84-93) 262; Spencer Vivarais (86-84-92) 262; Pat Payette (87-88-89) 264; and Joe Laframboise (93-87-39) 269; and Colin McKay (101-99-108) 308.
The following are three-round results for other St. Lawrence College Brockville Schooners golfers: Jarred Salisberry (92-95-82) 269; Chris Love (100-91-95) 286; Matt Lawrence (100-100-102) 302; Cody Harris (103-98-102) 303.
The women’s competition was won by Durham’s Tiffany Albath, with a three-round score of 242. She entered the third day tied with teammate Kayleigh Kraemer at 163. But Albath shot 79 on Wednesday, while Kraemer shot 82 to finish at 245.
Georgian’s Jasmine Paton finished third. She shot a 94 on Wednesday to earn a three-round score of 262.
With Kraemer and Albath leading the way, the Durham women’s team had no problem winning the team competition. The two golfers had a combined score of 487, well ahead of second-place Georgian, whose golfers Paton and Nicole Belcourt combined for a 530.
Ninety-seven golfers representing 16 different colleges are competing in the event.
More detailed results are available at the following link:
Final Team Results
Men (three-round score after best five players)
1 Humber 873
2 Durham 905
3 Georgian 907
4 Fanshawe 927
5 Niagara 938
6 St. Clair 943
7 St. Lawrence Kingston 957
1 Mohawk 983
2 Confederation 985
3 Cambrian 1002
4 Fleming 1004
5 St. Lawrence Cornwall 1025
6 Seneca 1051
7 St. Lawrence Brockville 1092
8 George Brown 1125
Women (three round score after best two players) total
1 Durham (164-162-161) 487
2 Georgian (169-177-184) 530
3 St. Clair (187-182-179) 548