The National (curling)

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The Syncrude National
Established 2002
2014 (Nov.) host city Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
2014 (Nov.) arena Essar Centre
Purse CAD$100,000
2014 (Nov.) champion Manitoba Mike McEwen
Current edition
2014 The National (November)

The Syncrude National (formerly The Pomeroy Inn & Suites National, The Swiss Chalet National, and the BDO Curling Classic) is an annual curling men's bonspiel. It is one of four men's Grand Slam events on the World Curling Tour.

Champions[edit]

Year Winning team Runner-up team Location Purse
2002 Ontario Glenn Howard, Richard Hart, Collin Mitchell, Jason Mitchell British Columbia Greg McAulay, Brent Pierce, Bryan Miki, Jody Sveistrup Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario $100,000
2003 Quebec Martin Ferland, Pierre Charette, Michel Ferland, Marco Berthelot Ontario Glenn Howard, Richard Hart, Collin Mitchell, Jason Mitchell Humboldt, Saskatchewan $100,000
2004 (Jan.) Ontario Glenn Howard, Richard Hart, Collin Mitchell, Jason Mitchell Manitoba Jeff Stoughton, Jon Mead, Garry Vandenberghe, Steve Gould Prince Albert, Saskatchewan $100,000
2004 (Nov.)* Alberta Kevin Martin, Don Walchuk, Carter Rycroft, Don Bartlett Manitoba Jeff Stoughton, Jon Mead, Garry Vandenberghe, Steve Gould Hamilton, Ontario $100,000
2005 Ontario Wayne Middaugh, Peter Corner, Phil Loevenmark, Scott Bailey Saskatchewan Pat Simmons, Jeff Sharp, Ben Hebert, Steve Laycock Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia $100,000
2007 (Mar.) Alberta Kevin Martin, John Morris, Marc Kennedy, Ben Hebert Alberta Blake MacDonald, Kevin Koe, Carter Rycroft, Nolan Thiessen Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia $100,000
2007 (Dec.) Alberta Kevin Martin, John Morris, Brent Laing, Ben Hebert Alberta Blake MacDonald, Kevin Koe, Carter Rycroft, Nolan Thiessen Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia $100,000
2008 Ontario Wayne Middaugh, Jon Mead, John Epping, Scott Bailey** Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue, Mark Nichols, Ryan Fry, Jamie Korab Quebec City, Quebec $100,000
2010 (Jan.) Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue, Mark Nichols, Ryan Fry, Jamie Korab Alberta David Nedohin, Randy Ferbey, Scott Pfeifer, Marcel Rocque Guelph, Ontario $100,000
2010 (Dec.) Alberta Kevin Martin, John Morris, Marc Kennedy, Ben Hebert Manitoba Jeff Stoughton, Jon Mead, Reid Carruthers, Steve Gould Vernon, British Columbia $100,000
2012 Ontario Glenn Howard, Wayne Middaugh, Brent Laing, Craig Savill Alberta Kevin Martin, John Morris, Marc Kennedy, Ben Hebert Dawson Creek, British Columbia $100,000
2013 Manitoba Jeff Stoughton, Jon Mead, Reid Carruthers, Mark Nichols Manitoba Mike McEwen, B. J. Neufeld, Matt Wozniak, Denni Neufeld Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia $100,000
2014 (Mar.) Ontario Glenn Howard, Wayne Middaugh, Brent Laing, Craig Savill Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue, Brett Gallant, Adam Casey, Geoff Walker Fort McMurray, Alberta $100,000
2014 (Nov.) Manitoba Mike McEwen, B. J. Neufeld, Matt Wozniak, Denni Neufeld Ontario Brad Jacobs, Ryan Fry, E. J. Harnden, Ryan Harnden Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

* Called the BDO Curling Classic
**Maxime Elmaleh curled for the team in the final.

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