July 21st, 2024

Canada’s Gushue opens Canadian Open with victory over Norway’s Ramsfjell

By The Canadian Press on January 16, 2024.

Canada's Brad Gushue opened the Grand Slam of Curling's Co-op Canadian Open with a 7-1 victory over Norway's Magnus Ramsfjell on Tuesday. Gushue yells as they take on Scotland in the second end of the gold medal game at the Men's World Curling Championship in Ottawa on Sunday, April 9, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

RED DEER, Alta. – Canada’s Brad Gushue opened the Grand Slam of Curling’s Co-op Canadian Open with a 7-1 victory over Norway’s Magnus Ramsfjell on Tuesday.

Gushue, from St. John’s, N.L., scored four in the sixth end to close out the round-robin victory.

Calgary’s Brendan Bottcher held off Winnipeg’s Mike McEwen 7-6 and Scotland’s Ross Whyte edged Winnipeg’s Reid Carruthers 6-5.

In an all-Switzerland battle, Yannick Schwaller needed only five ends to complete an 8-1 rout of Michael Brunner.

Three more draws are scheduled for later in the day at Servus Arena.

Competition continues through Sunday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 16, 2024.

Share this story:

8
-7

Comments are closed.