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Pros and amateurs set to tee off in Stanhope Open

Published on August 1, 2017

Brian Affleck holds trophies for winning the Stanhope Open and the PGA of Canada Atlantic Tour Championship in this file photo. The Stanhope Open goes this weekend.

STANHOPE, P.E.I. - The top pros and amateurs from around the Maritimes compete this weekend in the Tim Horton’s Stanhope Open at the Stanhope Golf and Country Club.

Action runs Friday through Sunday.

The tournament also serves as the PGA of Canada’ Atlantic zone championship where over 30 professionals will compete to be the zone champ and capture the winner’s portion of the $13,000 purse.

Past winners of the Open competing this weekend include Kevin Dugas, Scott Frizzell, Trevor Giggey, Tim McCullum, Brian Affleck and Shane Grinton.

The tournament kicks off Friday with the corporate pro-am. Individual stroke play starts Saturday.

Amateur spots are available until Wednesday at noon. Register at 902-672-2842.