Team Canada

Team Canada holds fourth place after second round of Tailhade Cup

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Eric Banks

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Team Canada’s duo of Eric Banks and Tony Gil continued their effort to defend Canada’s Tailhade Cup title on Saturday, carding a collective 3-under 139 to sit in fourth place heading into Sunday’s final round.

Overall, the Canucks sit at 4-over par and trail a trio of leading teams by three strokes—Australia, Brazil and host Argentina.

Truro, N.S., native and National Amateur Squad member Eric Banks shared the lowest round of the day with a 3-under 68, placing him in second place individually, two strokes back of Argentina’s Simaski Matias.

17-year-old Development Squad member Tony Gil of Vaughan, Ont., bounced back on Saturday’s second round at the Los Lagartos Country Club, shooting an even-par 71 to sit T33 individually.

The final round of rain-shortened event will commence Sunday.

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