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Brookfield rolls to Shaw Cup victory

Brookfield Golf Club evened the Shaw Cup series at 9-9-1 with a convincing win on home soil over Fox Hollow. Members of the winning team are, kneeling, from left, Mike Penny, Derek Meek, Nicholas Penny and Ryan Sutherland; standing, from left, Robert Putnam, Ted Sodero, Darren Peterson, Dane Henderson, Dave Wright, Mike Henderson and Cory Sutherland. Missing are Patrick Stewart and Darrell Penney.
Brookfield Golf Club evened the Shaw Cup series at 9-9-1 with a convincing win on home soil over Fox Hollow. Members of the winning team are, kneeling, from left, Mike Penny, Derek Meek, Nicholas Penny and Ryan Sutherland; standing, from left, Robert Putnam, Ted Sodero, Darren Peterson, Dane Henderson, Dave Wright, Mike Henderson and Cory Sutherland. Missing are Patrick Stewart and Darrell Penney.

BROOKFIELD, N.S. – Brookfield Golf Club built a comfortable lead on Day 1 and cruised to a Shaw Cup victory over Fox Hollow at the annual match play competition between the Colchester County clubs.

Brookfield won 19.5 to 4.5 to even the Shaw Cup series at 9-9-1.

Brookfield opened with a 4-2 lead in the 4-Ball matches, with all but one match going to the 17th hole or beyond.

The home side won the alternate shot afternoon session 5-1 to take a 9-3 lead heading into the singles session. After a loss and a half, Brookfield won the final 10 matches to take the title in convincing fashion.

Brookfield had five players who went undefeated with 3-0 records – Mike Penny, brothers Ryan and Cory Sutherland and the father-son duo of Mike and Dane Henderson.

All Brookfield players recorded at least one point.

Fox Hollow will host next year’s competition.

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