October 6, 2014
With a high-quality field in play at Beaconsfield Golf Club on Friday, May 31, it was no surprise that low scoring would follow at the Golf Quebec Spring Open.
The 90th edition of the highly-respected event drew a field of 129 players and saw a charge by a pro who had not graced the field for almost a decade.
Yohann Benson of Club Laval-sur-le-lac had a card marked with two bogies but offset them with an advantageous seven birdies. His five-under total of 66 gave the pro the overall title and put him ahead of two amateurs who would have to wrestle for the non-pro honours.
“I had not played here since a long time and was quite excited to compete in the Spring Open. I had time to practise a bit over the past few days and it surely paid off. Even if I made a few erratic shots, I managed to catch up with my game. Overall, it was such a beautiful day and I am very happy with my performance,” Benson related to Golf Quebec officials.
As mentioned, one stroke back of Benson, both with scores of 67, were amateurs Étienne Brault of Pinegrove and Julien Sale…
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