(Alberta Golf Facebook)

Red Deer’s Ken Griffith finished tied for fourth at Alberta Mid-Masters Championship

Red Deer’s Ken Griffith was in the hunt for a title at the Alberta Mid-Masters Championships until the final round.

He fired an 81 Thursday on day 3, for a three-round total of 225 that left him four strokes back tied for fourth place.

Griffith opened the tournament with a 71, then shot a 73 on day 2 and held the lead for the Mid-Masters (over 40) group after two days at Glendale Golf and Country Club.

Jeff Murdoch of Stony Plain won the mid-masters trophy with a four-over-par 220.

In the mid-amateur category, Griffith finished tied for 14th with Bentley’s Bobby Mckinlay. Lacombe’s Tom Mckinlay Jr. finished tied for 39th with a three-day total of 232.

Edmonton native Brandon Markiw was the mid-amateur winner shooting a three-under-par 213. He won the event by five strokes.

Email sports tips to Byron Hackett

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Rebels drop home opener to Oil Kings

The Edmonton Oil Kings were simply better than the Red Deer Rebels… Continue reading

RDC Kings topple Medicine Hat College Rattlers

Kings Matheus Alves scores twice in the win

Grassroots movement to clean up Red Deer is gaining momentum

Homeless people need more attention than shopping carts, says former councillor Cindy Jefferies

Improving life for people with Alzheimer’s and their families is a priority for Raitt

The federal Conservatives deputy leader is dealing with the disease in her own home

PHOTO: International Peace Day

Visitors broke bread, made crafts and trading cards at a gathering marking… Continue reading

RDC Kings topple Medicine Hat College Rattlers

Kings Matheus Alves scores twice in the win

Aretha Franklin exhibit debuts with eye toward her legacy

DETROIT — The Detroit museum that hosted Aretha Franklin’s public visitations after… Continue reading

‘Anaana’s Tent’ passes Inuit songs, legends, language to a new generation

In Pangnirtung, Nunavut, on the eastern tip of Baffin Island, Rita Claire… Continue reading

Housing data decision opens door to real estate innovation, say realtors

TORONTO — Realtor Daniel Steinfeld has wanted to post home sales data… Continue reading

Indigenous eateries take centre stage in Canada thanks to increasing awareness

VANCOUVER — Since Paul Natrall started serving Indigenous cuisine from his Mr.… Continue reading

Canada’s capital region reeling after intense tornado rips through communities

OTTAWA — Parts of Canada’s national capital were still reeling Saturday after… Continue reading

Coaches, players on Alberta university rugby team buckle up for the Broncos

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The head coach of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns… Continue reading

Saskatchewan RCMP charge man in abduction that sparked Amber Alert last Sunday

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — Saskatchewan RCMP have arrested a man following an… Continue reading

One dead following police-involved shooting in Burlington, Ont.

BURLINGTON, Ont. — Ontario’s police watchdog says a 32-year-old man was shot… Continue reading

Most Read