Royal Canadian Golf Association

Royal Canadian Golf Association

July 13, 2005 17:00 ET

BUSSIÈRES AND TANGUAY CHAMPIONS AT FUTURE LINKS QUEBEC CHAMPIONSHIP

Hole-in-one made by Brent Steer Attention: Sports Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor ASBESTOS--(CCNMatthews - July 13, 2005) - Marc-Étienne Bussières of Gatineau, Que. shot a final-round 68 to surge from behind with a six-under-par tournament-total 210 to win the 2005 BMO Financial Group Future Links Quebec Championship.

"I had to play very aggressively to win and with tendonitis in my wrist I was a little worried" said Bussières who has gained an exemption into the 2005 Canadian Junior Boys Championship. "It was very nice to win against such tough competition."

Mathieu Rivard of Granby, Que. finished three-strokes behind with a three-under-par tournament-total 213 while Éric Côté-Jinchereau of Sainte-Foy, Que., Michael McKenzie of Cambridge, Ont., David Trousdale of Kingston, Ont., and Mark Coldham of Ottawa, Ont. shared a four-way tie for third place honours with tournament-totals of 216. Brent Steer of Beaconsfield, Que. made a hole-in-one on the 180-yard par three third hole during the final round of play.

In the Junior Girls division, Anne-Catherine Tanguay of Sainte-Foy, Que. held onto her two-day lead to win by 10 strokes with a tournament-total 76-78-79-233. July Fraser of La Tuque, Que. shot a final-round 82 for a tournament-total 243 to follow in second while Valerie Deslandes of Varennes, Que. finished in third with a tournament-total 253. Noémy Roux of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. shot a tournament-total 255 to finish fourth.

Julien Goulet of St-Roch de L'Achigan, Que. held his lead with a final-round 78 and tournament-total 231 to win the Bantam Boys division while Jean-Sébastien Viau of Rosemère, Que. shot a tournament-total 233 to finish two strokes off the lead. Brent McKenzie of Cambridge, Ont. shot a final-round 75 for a tournament-total 236 to finish five-strokes off the lead in third.

In the Bantam Girls division, Elyse Archambault of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que. shot a final-round 84 to hold her two-day lead winning by 28 strokes over Josée Doyon of Saint-Georges de Beauce, Que. who shot a tournament-total 287 in her first Future Links Championship.

The following are Final-round scores for Wednesday, July 13, 2005:

Junior Boys (Par: 72 Yardage: 6613)
1 Marc-Étienne Bussières, Gatineau, QC--72-70-68--210
2 Mathieu Rivard, Granby, QC--69-72-72--213
T3 Mark Coldham, Ottawa, ON--73-74-69--216
David Trousdale, Kingston, ON--76-71-69--216
Michael McKenzie, Cambridge, ON--73-73-70--216
Éric Côté-Jinchereau, Sainte-Foy, QC--69-72-75--216
7 David Sheman, Newmarket , ON--74-72-71--217
8 Jean-Hubert Trahan, Lachenaie, QC--74-69-75--218
T9 Jean-Philippe Paiement, Des Ruisseaux, QC--76-73-70--219
Émilien Dupont, Hawkesbury, ON--73-69-77--219
Evan Krakower, Mount Royal, QC--73-67-79--219
T12 Vincent Adams, Boisbriand, QC--71-79-71--221
Dave Stuart, Barrie, ON--74-73-74--221
T14 Nicolas Archambault, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC--79-75-68--222
Greg Gagné, Québec, QC--75-73-74--222
16 Julien Proulx, Cap-Rouge, QC--75-68-82--225
17 Taylor Fitzpatrick, Cornwall, ON--74-72-80--226
T18 Jonathan St-Pierre, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, QC--78-75-75--228
Martin Piché, Boucherville, QC--78-75-75--228
T20 Keven Leclerc, Ste-Foy, QC--76-79-74--229
Pier-Olivier Synnott, Chambly, QC--81-73-75--229
Ben Rudkins, Barrie, ON--80-71-78--229
Frédéric Côté, Granby, QC--75-78-76--229
24 Mathieu Goyette, Trois-Rivières, QC--76-74-80--230
T25 Patrick Sears, Kanata, ON--77-79-75--231
Philippe Laforce, Sorel-Tracy, QC--79-80-72--231
T27 Pascal Garneau, Cap-de-la-Madeleine, QC--76-78-79--233
Shawn Langlois, Danville, QC--79-74-80--233
Antoine Loranger, Blainville, QC--74-76-83--233
T30 Hubert Parent-Bouchard, Rouyn-Noranda, QC--83-76-75--234
Jean-Phillipe Bélanger, Laval, QC--81-77-76--234
T32 Cory Bartlett, Shanty Bay, ON--82-72-81--235
Philip Lea, Beaconsfield, QC--82-80-73--235
Brady Ewart, Barrie , ON--79-80-76--235
Alexandre Martel, Lachenaie, QC--82-77-76--235
36 Simon Tartre, Laval, QC--80-78-78--236
T37 Colin Donovan, Etobicoke, ON--78-84-75--237
Michael Lennox, Minden, ON--84-78-75--237
Pierre-Luc Laparé, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC--84-77-76--237
T40 Thomas Westfall, Gatineau, QC--74-83-81--238
Adam Henderson, Manotick, ON--83-79-76--238
Marc-Antoine Bovet, Mont-Royal, QC--81-78-79--238
43 Michaël Hébert, Pintendre, QC--80-82-78--240
T44 Luke Glofcheskie, Arnprior, ON--74-81-86--241
Vincent Moffet, Boischatel, QC--77-80-84--241
46 Philip Westfall, Gatineau, QC--81-82-80--243
47 Evan LaRocque, Toronto, ON--82-81-81--244
48 Timothée Alarie, Saint-Jérôme, QC--78-79-88--245
49 Louis-Alexandre Dumas, Cap-Rouge, QC--86-78-82--246
T50 Sean Roberge, Hamilton, ON--85-80-82--247
Mathieu Vézina, Québec, QC--81-84-82--247
T52 Brent Steer, Beaconsfield, QC--83-85-81--249
Matthieu Blouin, Saint-Jean-d'Orléans, QC--76-86-87--249
T54 Joël Doyon, Saint-Georges de Beauce, QC--82-97-74--253
Jeffrey Bowles, Laval, QC--82-82-89--253
56 Hugo Brunet, St-Eustache, QC--88-87-80--255
57 Jonathan Thériault, Boisbriand, QC--81-90-86--257

Bantam Boys (Par: 72 Yardage: 6001)
1 Julien Goulet , St-Roch de L'Achigan, QC--77-76-78--231
2 Jean-Sébastien Viau, Rosemère, QC--75-80-78--233
3 Brent McKenzie, Cambridge, ON--82-79-75--236
4 Charles Boivin, Loretteville, QC--82-78-78--238
5 Tommie Larochelle, Lac Brôme, QC--78-85-77--240
T6 Julien Marchand, Trois-Rivières, QC--81-93-75--249
Jean-Sébastien Bonin, Deux-Montagnes, QC--83-79-87--249
T8 Jonathan Vegiard, Longueuil, QC--85-81-84--250
Charles-Éric Laroche, Ancienne-Lorette, QC--83-88-79--250
10 Louis-Phillippe Dandoy, Boucherville, QC--82-82-88--252
11 Pierre-Marc Biron, Varennes, QC--99-82-92--273
12 François Leclerc, Sainte-Foy, QC--91-89-96--276

Junior Girls (Par: 72 Yardage: 6001)
1 Anne-Catherine Tanguay, Sainte-Foy, QC--76-78-79--233
2 July Fraser, La Tuque, QC--80-81-82--243
3 Valerie Deslandes, Varennes, QC--87-83-83--253
4 Noémy Roux, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC--86-84-85--255
5 Virginie Martel, St-Georges, QC--89-88-84--261
6 Laurence Mignault, Varennes, QC--96-86-85--267
7 Alexi Drolet, Pont-Rouge, QC--86-88-97--271
8 Emily Milito, Ottawa, ON--84-87-101--272
9 Audrey Breau, Trois-Rivières, QC--88-91-94--273
10 Sabrina Sapone, Montréal, QC--94-87-93--274

Bantam Girls (Par: 73 Yardage: 5300)
1 Elyse Archambault, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC--89-86-84--259
2 Josée Doyon, Saint-Georges de Beauce, QC--97-94-96--287

Final results and a full field list are available on the Future Links website at www.future-links.org and on the RCGA website at www.rcga.org.

The fourth of six regional BMO Financial Group Future Links Championships, the 2005 Quebec Championship featured 84 of the country's best junior male and female golfers in a three-day, 54-hole stroke play competition.

Now in its sixth year, the BMO Financial Group Future Links Junior Championships have established a reputation as the premier junior golf circuit in Canada. With more than 500 participants in six regional championships, Future Links continues to raise the bar for junior golf nationwide.

About BMO Financial Group Future Links
BMO Financial Group Future Links is a national junior golf program spearheaded by the Royal Canadian Golf Association, the Canadian Professional Golfers' Association and Canada's provincial golf associations. The program is designed to forge a link between Canada's youth and golf to ensure the future of the game in Canada. Since its inception in 1996, more than 320,000 kids have taken part in Future Links programs. The program receives the generous support of its title sponsor BMO Financial Group, and official suppliers, Ford and ClubLink. For more information about BMO Financial Group Future Links, please visit www.future-links.org.

About BMO Financial Group's Involvement with Golf
In addition to being the proud title sponsor of Future Links, BMO Financial Group is the title sponsor of the only Canadian stop of the LPGA tour, the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Open. It is also the title sponsor of the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Tour, providing top Canadian women golfers with the opportunity to compete in high calibre tournaments and to qualify for the Canadian Women's Open. For more information, please visit www.bmogolf.com.

About the RCGA
The Royal Canadian Golf Association is the governing body of golf in Canada, representing close to 400,000 members nationwide. In addition to providing core services such as the Rules of Golf, handicapping, support of turfgrass and environmental research, and BMO Financial Group Future Links, Canada's national junior golf program and supporting the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum, the RCGA also conducts Canada's most prestigious golf championships. The Bell Canadian Open and BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Open attract the best professional golfers in the world, while six regional junior championships, 10 national amateur championships and the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Tour showcase the best of Canadian golf. For more information please visit www.rcga.org.

About the CPGA
The Canadian Professional Golfers' Association was formed in 1911 and represents approximately 3,000 golf professionals actively pursuing the business of golf. The primary aim of the Association is to provide golf professionals with the educational tools necessary to direct and manage highly successful golf operations. Within its ranks are Master Professionals, Executive Professionals, Head Professionals, Associate Professionals, Teaching Professionals and Tournament Professionals. For more information please visit www.cpga.com.

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