Guy Dow, left, of the Penticton Golf and Country Club, presented Matt Hopkins with his trophy after winning the 59th Jackson Triggs Penticton Men’s Open for the second straight year. Submitted photo

Hopkins wins Penticton Men’s golf championship

Matt Hopkins captures 59th Jackson Triggs Penticton Men’s Open again

Matt Hopkins defended his Jackson Triggs Penticton Men’s Open last weekend.

Hopkins won the 59th championship with a final round of 68, for an eight-shot victory over Edmonton’s Owen McCarthy. Hopkins opened with a first round, 64 and followed it up with a second round score of 72.

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Vancouver’s Moez Noorani took the overall low net. Johnny Audia of Calgary got a hole-in-one on 13 in the final round.

The division 1, four to seven handicap, low gross winner was Travis Miller with 213. The low net winner was Dean Bates with 206. Ken Anderson won the second division low gross with a score of 235, the low net winner was Bob Sasyniuk of Lynx Ridge with 208. The division 3 low gross winner was Wendell Clark with 240, while Malcolm Clough was the low net winner with 201. Winning the final division was Alvin LaLonde with 257, while the low net winner was Jeff Clayton of Pacific Golf Course with 203.