A local golfer has earned even more recognition in the professional golf world.Fort St John native and pro golfer Kirby Dreher, was the runner up at the 2011 CN Canadian Women’s Tour event. Amateur Jessica Wallace of Langley, B.C., defeated Dreher in a one-hole playoff Wednesday, June 29, to capture the season’s third and final event. Although, despite the loss, amateurs are not eligible to win prizes and as a result, Dreher took home the first place pot, as well as an invite to the upcoming LPGA Canadian Women’s Open event.- Advertisement – Dreher shot a second round of 2-over 74 before falling to Wallace in the playoff.
Former Liverpool, Swansea and Bolton striker David N’Gog has been handed a trial by Bundesliga club Darmstadt.The 27-year-old, who spent six years in English football, joined Stade Reims from Swansea in 2014 and scored 10 goals in 44 Ligue 1 apoearances.But he has been on the lookout for a new club this summer and has now been handed a chance to impress by German club Darmstadt, who finished 14th in the Bundesliga last season.N’Gog racked up 99 Premier League appearances, scoring 12 goals, across his spells at Liverpool, Bolton and Swansea and could now get given a shot in German football. 1 David N’Gog in action for Guingamp