McKay in final four

17-year-old Tyler McKay of Rossland rounded out the final foursome entering the final day at the Birchbank Open.

Dan Dupuis made a triumphant return to his home course by shooting a seven-under par 65 in the third and final round to win the 68th annual Birchbank Men’s Open.

Dupuis, who was born and raised in Trail but now lives in Powell River, shot a 72 Friday, a 68 Saturday and finished with a scorching 65 Sunday, to go 11-under par to claim the Birchbank championship.

Over 100 golfers teed off on Friday for the three-day event, as well as 35 in the newly created Senior’s division.

Kevin Hogg, and 17-year-old Tyler McKay of Rossland rounded out the final foursome entering the final day with identical scores of -1.


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