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Gord Burns Wins Breenie Cup, Clinching Title of PGA of Ontario Player of the Year
Gord Burns had the lead in the Chase for the Breenie Cup going into the 2019 Player of the Year Championship this week. His impressive T3 finish on Tuesday was the cherry on top, enough to secure his title as the 2019 Breenie Cup Winner and PGA of Ontario’s Player of the Year.
Victor Ciesielski’s 9th place finish and Danny King’s T5 finish were good enough to win their points races and land them on top of their respective divisions, CFM/Apprentice Professional Player of the Year and Senior Player of the Year.
Blair Breen, son of the late Bob Breen, joined us at Grand Niagara Golf Club on behalf of the Chase for the Breenie Cup presented by Triple Bogey Brewing Company to congratulate Gord Burns on his successful year and to present him as the Breenie Cup Winner.
“It is always an honour presenting the Breenie Cup to great players in Ontario.”, said Breen. “Gord Burns played consistently well throughout the year and didn’t score a single round over par all tournament season. That’s a fantastic accomplishment and I’m pleased to announce him as the Player of the Year Series Winner and recipient of the Breenie Cup. Well done, Gord.”
Gord was equally honoured to receive the trophy from Blair, saying he knew Bob Breen well and enjoyed playing with him years ago.
For final Breenie Cup standings and all Player of the Year point totals, please click here.
14 year old Kelly Zhao has been working with Gord Burns since the age of 6. Her efforts and talent secured her second straight provincial championship in 2020. Kelly shot scores of 68-72 for a 4 under total of 140 to win the U15 GAO Championship to go with her 2019 U17 GAO Championship. As we all fight through the COVid pandemic, look for Kelly to keep adding to her already impressive resume this summer!!
17 year old Noah Campbell started with Gord Burns at the age of 12 as a 25 handicap and is now currently a plus 1. 2020 saw Noah win 3 Hurricane Junior Tour events with many under par rounds. These results helped earn Noah a golf scholarship to Eastern Florida starting in the fall of 2021. Noah works very hard on his game, and it’s this desire that propels him to greater achievements year in and out.