2012 Canadian Open of Curling

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2012 Canadian Open of Curling
Host city Kelowna, British Columbia
Arena Prospera Place
Dates December 12–16
Winner Ontario Glenn Howard
Curling club Coldwater & District CC, Coldwater
Skip Glenn Howard
Third Wayne Middaugh
Second Brent Laing
Lead Craig Savill
Finalist Ontario Brad Jacobs

The 2012 Canadian Open of Curling was held from December 12 to 16 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, British Columbia as part of the 2012–13 World Curling Tour. The event was the second men's Grand Slam event of the season.[1] The event was held in a round robin format, and the purse for the event was CAD$100,000.[2] In the final, Glenn Howard won his second Canadian Open title and his eleventh Grand Slam title with a win over Brad Jacobs, clinching the victory with a score of 3–1 after a steal in the final end.

Teams[edit]

The teams are listed as follows:[3][4][5]

Skip Third Second Lead Locale
Jim Cotter Jason Gunnlaugson Tyrel Griffith Rick Sawatsky British Columbia Kelowna/Vernon, British Columbia
Benoît Schwarz (fourth) Peter de Cruz (skip) Dominik Märki Valentin Tanner Switzerland Geneva, Switzerland
John Epping Scott Bailey Scott Howard David Mathers Ontario Toronto, Ontario
Rob Fowler Allan Lyburn Richard Daneault Derek Samagalski Manitoba Brandon, Manitoba
Brad Gushue Adam Casey Brett Gallant Geoff Walker Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Brent Ross (fourth) Jake Higgs (skip) Codey Maus Bill Buchanan Ontario Harriston, Ontario
Glenn Howard Wayne Middaugh Brent Laing Craig Savill Ontario Coldwater, Ontario
Brad Jacobs Ryan Fry E. J. Harnden Ryan Harnden Ontario Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Mark Kean Travis Fanset Patrick Janssen Tim March Ontario Toronto, Ontario
Kevin Koe Pat Simmons Carter Rycroft D. J. Kidby1 Alberta Calgary, Alberta
Steve Laycock Kirk Muyres Colton Flasch Dallan Muyres Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
William Lyburn James Kirkness Alex Forrest Tyler Forrest Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba
Mike McEwen B. J. Neufeld Matt Wozniak Denni Neufeld Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba
Jean-Michel Ménard Martin Crête Éric Sylvain Philippe Ménard Quebec Quebec City, Quebec
John Morris2 Joe Frans Marc Kennedy Ben Hebert Alberta Edmonton, Alberta
Brent Pierce Jeff Richard Kevin Recksiedler Grant Dezura British Columbia New Westminster, British Columbia
Robert Rumfeldt Adam Spencer Scott Hodgson Greg Robinson Ontario Guelph, Ontario
Jeff Stoughton Jon Mead Reid Carruthers Mark Nichols Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba
Notes
  1. ^ Kidby subbed in for Nolan Thiessen, who was at home with his expectant wife.[6]
  2. ^ Morris skipped in place of Kevin Martin, who was scheduled to undergo surgery for a hernia.[7] Joe Frans will sub in for Martin.[6]

Round robin standings[edit]

Final Round Robin Standings[8][9]

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Teams to Tiebreakers
Pool A W L
Ontario Glenn Howard 5 0
Ontario Brad Jacobs 4 1
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 3 2
Quebec Jean-Michel Ménard 1 4
Ontario Robert Rumfeldt 1 4
Manitoba William Lyburn 1 4
Pool B W L
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 3 2
Alberta Kevin Koe 3 2
British Columbia Jim Cotter 3 2
Ontario Jake Higgs 3 2
Saskatchewan Steve Laycock 2 3
Ontario John Epping 1 4
Pool C W L
Manitoba Mike McEwen 4 1
Ontario Mark Kean 3 2
Manitoba Rob Fowler 3 2
Alberta John Morris 2 3
British Columbia Brent Pierce 2 3
Switzerland Peter de Cruz 1 4

Round robin results[edit]

All draw times listed in Pacific Standard Time (UTC−8).[8][10]

Draw 1[edit]

Wednesday, December 12, 7:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Glenn Howard Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 0 0 1 X X 6
Ontario Brad Jacobs 0 1 0 0 1 0 X X 2
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
Alberta Kevin Koe Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 5
British Columbia Jim Cotter 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Alberta John Morris Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 5 1 1 X X 9
Switzerland Peter de Cruz 0 0 1 0 0 0 X X 1
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario John Epping 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 4
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 7
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 X 7
Manitoba William Lyburn 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 X 2

Draw 2[edit]

Thursday, December 13, 9:00 am

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Rob Fowler Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 X 4
British Columbia Brent Pierce 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 X 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Mike McEwen 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 X 6
Ontario Mark Kean 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 X 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Robert Rumfeldt Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 5
Quebec Jean-Michel Ménard 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Saskatchewan Steve Laycock 0 1 2 0 X X X X 3
Ontario Jake Higgs Hammer (Last Stone First End) 4 0 0 6 X X X X 10
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
British Columbia Jim Cotter Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 5

Draw 3[edit]

Thursday, December 13, 12:30 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Quebec Jean-Michel Ménard Hammer (Last Stone First End) 4 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 8
Manitoba William Lyburn 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
Ontario John Epping Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5
Saskatchewan Steve Laycock 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Glenn Howard Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 X 7
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 X 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Brad Jacobs Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 6
Ontario Robert Rumfeldt 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 5
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Jake Higgs Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 4
Alberta Kevin Koe 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 6

Draw 4[edit]

Thursday, December 13, 4:30 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Mike McEwen 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 X 3
Switzerland Peter de Cruz Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 X 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 X 3
Ontario Brad Jacobs 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 X 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
Ontario John Epping Hammer (Last Stone First End) 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6
Alberta Kevin Koe 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Alberta John Morris Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 0 1 0 X X 6
British Columbia Brent Pierce 0 1 0 1 0 1 X X 3
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Rob Fowler Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 5
Ontario Mark Kean 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 4

Draw 5[edit]

Thursday, December 13, 8:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 X 7
Saskatchewan Steve Laycock 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 X 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
British Columbia Brent Pierce 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 6
Switzerland Peter de Cruz Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Alberta John Morris Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 X 4
Manitoba Rob Fowler 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 X 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
British Columbia Jim Cotter 0 1 0 0 0 4 2 0 7
Ontario Jake Higgs Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 6
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Glenn Howard 0 1 2 0 4 1 X X 8
Manitoba William Lyburn Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 1 0 0 X X 2

Draw 6[edit]

Friday, December 14, 9:00 am

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Mike McEwen Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 7
British Columbia Brent Pierce 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba William Lyburn Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
Ontario Robert Rumfeldt 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Mark Kean Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 5
Switzerland Peter de Cruz 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Alberta Kevin Koe 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 X 4
Saskatchewan Steve Laycock Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 X 6
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Brad Jacobs Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 7
Quebec Jean-Michel Ménard 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 5

Draw 7[edit]

Friday, December 14, 12:30 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Alberta John Morris Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4
Ontario Mark Kean 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 1 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Glenn Howard Hammer (Last Stone First End) 3 0 3 0 2 X X X 8
Quebec Jean-Michel Ménard 0 0 0 2 0 X X X 2
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Mike McEwen 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 5 10
Manitoba Rob Fowler Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 7
Ontario Robert Rumfeldt Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 6
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Jake Higgs Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 X 7
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 X 4

Draw 8[edit]

Friday, December 14, 4:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario John Epping Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 5
Ontario Jake Higgs 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 4
Alberta Kevin Koe Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Brad Jacobs Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 2 8
Manitoba William Lyburn 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Switzerland Peter de Cruz Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 4
Manitoba Rob Fowler 0 3 0 2 0 0 2 X 7
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
British Columbia Jim Cotter Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 7
Saskatchewan Steve Laycock 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 5

Draw 9[edit]

Friday, December 14, 8:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 0 2 1 0 1 1 2 X 7
Quebec Jean-Michel Ménard Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
British Columbia Brent Pierce Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 6
Ontario Mark Kean 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario John Epping Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 6
British Columbia Jim Cotter 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Alberta John Morris 0 0 1 0 0 X X X 1
Manitoba Mike McEwen Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 3 0 2 2 X X X 7
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Glenn Howard 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 5
Ontario Robert Rumfeldt Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4

Tiebreakers[edit]

Saturday, December 15, 9:00 am

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Jake Higgs 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 X 3
British Columbia Jim Cotter Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 1 0 3 0 X 6
Player percentages
Ontario Jake Higgs British Columbia Jim Cotter
Bill Buchanan 62% Rick Sawatsky 70%
Codey Maus 69% Tyrel Griffith 77%
Jake Higgs 63% Jason Gunnlaugson 83%
Brent Ross 67% Jim Cotter 71%
Total 65% Total 76%
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 2 0 2 2 X X 7
Manitoba Rob Fowler 0 1 0 1 0 0 X X 2
Player percentages
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton Manitoba Rob Fowler
Mark Nichols 86% Derek Samagalski 96%
Reid Carruthers 87% Richard Daneault 76%
Jon Mead 86% Allan Lyburn 70%
Jeff Stoughton 87% Rob Fowler 64%
Total 86% Total 76%

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                 
Ontario Glenn Howard 7
British Columbia Jim Cotter 2
Ontario Glenn Howard 5
Ontario Mark Kean 3
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue 4
Ontario Mark Kean 7
Ontario Glenn Howard 3
Ontario Brad Jacobs 1
Manitoba Mike McEwen 4
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 1
Manitoba Mike McEwen 5
Ontario Brad Jacobs 8
Ontario Brad Jacobs 6
Alberta Kevin Koe 5

Quarterfinals[edit]

Saturday, December 15, 12:30 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Glenn Howard Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 0 1 0 4 X X 7
British Columbia Jim Cotter 0 1 0 0 1 0 X X 2
Player percentages
Ontario Glenn Howard British Columbia Jim Cotter
Craig Savill 73% Rick Sawatsky 66%
Brent Laing 84% Tyrel Griffith 72%
Wayne Middaugh 65% Jason Gunnlaugson 74%
Glenn Howard 75% Jim Cotter 43%
Total 74% Total 64%
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 4
Ontario Mark Kean 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 7
Player percentages
Newfoundland and Labrador Brad Gushue Ontario Mark Kean
Geoff Walker 82% Tim March 77%
Brett Gallant 60% Patrick Janssen 84%
Adam Casey 79% Travis Fanset 80%
Brad Gushue 78% Mark Kean 89%
Total 75% Total 83%
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Mike McEwen Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 X 4
Manitoba Jeff Stoughton 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 1
Player percentages
Manitoba Mike McEwen Manitoba Jeff Stoughton
Denni Neufeld 65% Mark Nichols 78%
Matt Wozniak 73% Reid Carruthers 70%
B. J. Neufeld 73% Jon Mead 77%
Mike McEwen 81% Jeff Stoughton 65%
Total 73% Total 73%
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Brad Jacobs Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 6
Alberta Kevin Koe 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 5
Player percentages
Ontario Brad Jacobs Alberta Kevin Koe
Ryan Harnden 93% D. J. Kidby 84%
E. J. Harnden 77% Carter Rycroft 80%
Ryan Fry 80% Pat Simmons 91%
Brad Jacobs 68% Kevin Koe 77%
Total 80% Total 83%

Semifinals[edit]

Saturday, December 15, 4:30 pm

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Glenn Howard Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 5
Ontario Mark Kean 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3
Player percentages
Ontario Glenn Howard Ontario Mark Kean
Craig Savill 91% Tim March 98%
Brent Laing 98% Patrick Janssen 84%
Wayne Middaugh 96% Travis Fanset 88%
Glenn Howard 95% Mark Kean 83%
Total 95% Total 88%
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Manitoba Mike McEwen 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 X 5
Ontario Brad Jacobs Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 3 0 1 0 2 X 8
Player percentages
Manitoba Mike McEwen Ontario Brad Jacobs
Denni Neufeld 81% Ryan Harnden 83%
Matt Wozniak 83% E. J. Harnden 84%
B. J. Neufeld 65% Ryan Fry 84%
Mike McEwen 73% Brad Jacobs 82%
Total 76% Total 83%

Final[edit]

Sunday, December 16, 10:00 am

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Ontario Glenn Howard Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Ontario Brad Jacobs 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Player percentages
Ontario Glenn Howard Ontario Brad Jacobs
Craig Savill 90% Ryan Harnden 93%
Brent Laing 79% E. J. Harnden 84%
Wayne Middaugh 89% Ryan Fry 79%
Glenn Howard 74% Brad Jacobs 73%
Total 83% Total 82%

References[edit]

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