After Danny Klughart won the Conexus Men’s Lobstick in 2013, his return to the winner’s circle was a long and winding one.
In 2014, Klughart had a 3-hole lead with three holes to play and lost in a playoff in the semifinals. Klughart then had to withdraw in 2015 due to some ‘health issues’.
But those struggles make holding that Lobstick trophy once again even sweeter. On Saturday, Klughart beat Saskatoon’s Liam Courtney in 14 holes to be declared the 2017 Lobstick victor.
“It feels pretty good to come back,” Klughart said. “I guess it’s just being hungry. I’ve been close in lots of tournaments in the last couple years. I want to win. Coming back here, trying my best. I put together a game plan that helps me feel like I can win every week.”
Here are how all the finals played out in each flight.
Championship Flight: Danny Klughart over Liam Courtney
Championship Flight Consolation: Brad Phelps over Ty Campbell
First Flight: Colin Coben over Cory Selander
First Flight Consolation: Garry Hagen over Scott Hoiland
Second Flight: Jeff McKeand over Aaron Mitchell
Second Flight Consolation: Greg Simpson over Jesse Ross
Third Flight: Bob Beebe over Darry Hansen
Third Flight Consolation: Shane Haubrich over Glen Despins
Fourth Flight: Barry Mayoros over Rupert Rabut
Fourth Flight Consolation: Brian Morpurgo over Scott Simpson
Fifth Flight: Lee Covenden over Lee Braaten
Fifth Flight Consolation: Sam Dunphy over Dwayne Schamutz
Sixth Flight: Jeff Hearn over Tim Hargraves
Sixth Flight Consolation: Brynn Jarvis over M Morpurgo
Seventh Flight: Doug Swarbrick over Matthew Wilson
Seventh Flight Consolation: Ted LaPlante over Terry Morgan
Eighth Flight: Michael Dyck over Mike Purdy
Eighth Flight Consolation: Darcy Wozney over Roi Perran
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