Sebastian Szirmak Wins Rain Shortened Southern Ontario Open, Official GLT Sani-Marc Desjardins Canada Cup Exemptions Revealed
Port Dover ON - Sebastian Szirmak of Toronto ON wins the rain shortened Southern Ontario Open at Port Dover Golf Club in Port Dover ON by 1 shot over Austin Ryan of Waterloo ON.
This was the 9th playing of the Southern Ontario Open and each edition produced a different winner until this year. After the unfortunate decision to cancel the final round due to unplayable course conditions caused by heavy rainfall overnight. Szirmak became the first two-time winner of the Championship. His previous victory was in 2018.
Szirmak got in the clubhouse after 36 holes with rounds of 64-66 to post 12 under par on the par 71 layout and take the clubhouse lead. While Austin Ryan made a 15 foot birdie putt on his 36th hole to post rounds of 67-64.
Amateur Cam Kellett of London ON continued his strong play recently when he opened the Championship with a tidy 64 on a very windy day. He would follow it up with a hard fought 68 to post 10 under par. Sitting tied with Kellett after 36 holes was veteran tour professional Derek Gillespie of Oshawa ON who was paired with Szirmak Thursday and Friday. Gillespie's 2nd round 63 was tied for low round of the day.