Gillespie Captures Mandarin Tour Championship

Derek Gillespie (Photo: PGA TOUR)
Derek Gillespie (Photo: PGA TOUR)
Derek Gillespie (Photo: PGA TOUR)

Oshawa’s Derek Gillespie won the Mandarin Tour Hilton Niagara Fallsview Tour Championship on Thursday.

The PGA Tour Canada veteran posted a three day total of 208 (70,70, 68) to sneak past Lucas Kim (Toronto, ON) by a single stroke at 8 under par.

For the win Gillespie earned $10,000 of the $50,000 purse that was up for grabs at the Grand Niagara Golf Club in Thorold, Ontario.

Lucas Kim earned $6,000 while Shelburne, Ontario’s David Markle picked up $4,000 for his 3rd place effort.

Two eastern Ontario golfers finished in the top ten.  Matt McMahon of Brockville tied for 6th while Brennan Smith of Kingston shared 8th place.

Complete results at this link.



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