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Dave Markle Roars to Victory online casino paypal bonus at the Seaforth Country Classic in Seaforth, ON

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July 26, 2015 (Seaforth, ON) by Terry Griffiths – Thirty year old Dave Markle of Shelburne, ON has won the Mandarin Tour’s first 3 Day, 54 hole, $35,000 Major Event at the Seaforth Country Classic in Seaforth, ON by shooting a combined three day total of -15 on a challenging Seaforth Golf Club course in southwestern, ON. Markle shot three impressive rounds of 68, 61 & 68 to win by seven strokes over second place finishers Eric Hawerchuk and Michael Gligic. Markle won a $35,000 in online slots with the best online casino bonuses.

2015  $35,000 Seaforth Country Classic RESULTS

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Markle, who played his first pro event back in 2009, is now a two-time winner of the Seaforth Country Classic, (2013 & 2015) that takes place yearly at the’ mature and challenging best online casinos uk with a rich tradition of hospitality and friendliness of small town Ontario’. The win was especially significant for Markle as $7,500 was also raised for the Canadian Diabetes Association. Markle, who was diagnosed with type-1 diabetes in 2011, is a great spokesperson and advocate for the cause having founded the Dufferin DiabeTees Day of Champions in support of the Canadian Diabetes Association summer kids D-Camps, national camps for kids with type-1 diabetes.

“It’s a great course (Seaforth Golf Club) and the owners take great pride in it,” said a delighted Markle. “I played well except for a triple bogey that I made today on the third hole. I had to put that behind me and move forward.” Markle was pragmatic in his approach to the game. “There are only a few things that you can control in a tournament: the set-up; your pre-ball routine; visualizing your shot; the right feel, and then you hit the ball. You have to go out and have fun. You can’t put your attention on it (triple bogey).” Markle, who has a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management from Kent State University in Ohio, was sensible and rational in his approach to golf. “People ask me, what’s your favorite course? I say, it’s the one I have to play today. You have to make it easy on yourself and fill yourself up with positive energy.”

Markle, who was in 6th place after Day 1 at 2 under par, and two strokes behind the front runners Daniel Kim, Eric Hawerchuk and Matthew Code (-4), took sole possession of first place after Day 2 with an amazing 9 under par 61 to take the lead at 11 under par over Eric Hawerchuk at – 8. Twenty-two players made ‘the cut’ after Day 2 in the 54 player opening day field. Markle never looked back and roared to victory on Day 3 with 7 birdies and a triple, winning the 54 hole Major by 7 strokes over nearest competitor Hawerchuk of Barrie, ON.

Hawerchuk, who missed getting the last placement into the RBC Canadian Open in a playoff at the Qualifier, had an opportunity to take home sole possession of second place, but narrowly missed a tricky four footer on the 18th hole on Day 3. Hawerchuk, who played college golf for Central Connecticut State University, (66, 66, 70 – 202), has enjoyed a great year on the 2015 Mandarin Tour, was tied with Burlington native Michael Gligic, ((67, 69, 66 -202), with each player winning $3,993. Gligic, who was tied for 5th place after Day 2 at 4 under par, used his experience and finesse around the greens to move-up on the Leaderboard into the tie for 2nd place at 8 under on the final day.

Lucas Kim took home sole possession of 4th place (69, 66, 68 -202) with a 3 day total of -7 ($1,985). Derek Gillespie bounced back after an opening round of 73 on Day 1 with two impressive rounds of 66 & 65 to take 5th place at -6 ($1,485). David Sheman (72. 66. 67 -205) and Daniel Kim (66, 68, 71 – 205) were tied for 6th place at 5 under ($1,335). Eighth place finisher Matthew McMahon had three solid rounds of (69, 69, 69 – 207) to take home a cheque for $1,185. Robbie Greenwell (71, 65, 72 – 208), and Eddie Maunder (73, 65, 70 – 208) tied for 9th place with each getting a cheque for $1.035. A complete list of final scores and $35,000 in pay-outs are available at www.themandarintour.com website.

The Mandarin Tour, sponsored by Mandarin Restaurants, Wesbell Technologies and Hilton Niagara Falls / Fallsview Hotel and Suites is the ultimate developmental golf tour experience, playing championship courses with 100% of the entry fees going directly to the players’ purse.

The Mandarin Tour is holding its next 2 Day regular season event # 4 at Diamond Back August 4th – 5th.

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