2012 Canadian Open of Curling

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.

2012 Canadian Open of Curling
Host cityKelowna, British Columbia
ArenaProspera Place
DatesDecember 12–16
Winner Glenn Howard
Curling clubColdwater & District CC, Coldwater
SkipGlenn Howard
ThirdWayne Middaugh
SecondBrent Laing
LeadCraig Savill
Finalist Brad Jacobs

Teams

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

SkipThirdSecondLeadLocale
Jim CotterJason GunnlaugsonTyrel GriffithRick Sawatsky Kelowna/Vernon, British Columbia
Benoît Schwarz (fourth)Peter de Cruz (skip)Dominik MärkiValentin Tanner Geneva, Switzerland
John EppingScott BaileyScott HowardDavid Mathers Toronto, Ontario
Rob FowlerAllan LyburnRichard DaneaultDerek Samagalski Brandon, Manitoba
Brad GushueAdam CaseyBrett GallantGeoff Walker St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Brent Ross (fourth)Jake Higgs (skip)Codey MausBill Buchanan Harriston, Ontario
Glenn HowardWayne MiddaughBrent LaingCraig Savill Coldwater, Ontario
Brad JacobsRyan FryE. J. HarndenRyan Harnden Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Mark KeanTravis FansetPatrick JanssenTim March Toronto, Ontario
Kevin KoePat SimmonsCarter RycroftD. J. Kidby1 Calgary, Alberta
Steve LaycockKirk MuyresColton FlaschDallan Muyres Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
William LyburnJames KirknessAlex ForrestTyler Forrest Winnipeg, Manitoba
Mike McEwenB. J. NeufeldMatt WozniakDenni Neufeld Winnipeg, Manitoba
Jean-Michel MénardMartin CrêteÉric SylvainPhilippe Ménard Quebec City, Quebec
John Morris2Joe FransMarc KennedyBen Hebert Edmonton, Alberta
Brent PierceJeff RichardKevin RecksiedlerGrant Dezura New Westminster, British Columbia
Robert RumfeldtAdam SpencerScott HodgsonGreg Robinson Guelph, Ontario
Jeff StoughtonJon MeadReid CarruthersMark Nichols 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

Final Round Robin Standings[8][9]

Key
Teams to Playoffs
Teams to Tiebreakers
Pool AWL
Glenn Howard50
Brad Jacobs41
Jeff Stoughton32
Jean-Michel Ménard14
Robert Rumfeldt14
William Lyburn14
Pool BWL
Brad Gushue32
Kevin Koe32
Jim Cotter32
Jake Higgs32
Steve Laycock23
John Epping14
Pool CWL
Mike McEwen41
Mark Kean32
Rob Fowler32
John Morris23
Brent Pierce23
Peter de Cruz14

Round robin results

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

Draw 1

Wednesday, December 12, 7:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Glenn Howard 2 0 3 0 0 1 X X 6
Brad Jacobs 0 1 0 0 1 0 X X 2
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
Kevin Koe 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 5
Jim Cotter 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
John Morris 2 0 0 5 1 1 X X 9
Peter de Cruz 0 0 1 0 0 0 X X 1
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
John Epping 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 4
Brad Gushue 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 7
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jeff Stoughton 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 X 7
William Lyburn 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 X 2

Draw 2

Thursday, December 13, 9:00 am

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Rob Fowler 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 X 4
Brent Pierce 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 X 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Mike McEwen 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 X 6
Mark Kean 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 X 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Robert Rumfeldt 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 5
Jean-Michel Ménard 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 4
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Steve Laycock 0 1 2 0 X X X X 3
Jake Higgs 4 0 0 6 X X X X 10
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jim Cotter 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4
Brad Gushue 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 5

Draw 3

Thursday, December 13, 12:30 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jean-Michel Ménard 4 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 8
William Lyburn 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
John Epping 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5
Steve Laycock 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 6
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Glenn Howard 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 X 7
Jeff Stoughton 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 X 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Brad Jacobs 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 6
Robert Rumfeldt 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 5
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jake Higgs 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 4
Kevin Koe 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 6

Draw 4

Thursday, December 13, 4:30 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Mike McEwen 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 X 3
Peter de Cruz 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 X 5
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jeff Stoughton 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 X 3
Brad Jacobs 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 X 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
John Epping 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6
Kevin Koe 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
John Morris 2 0 3 0 1 0 X X 6
Brent Pierce 0 1 0 1 0 1 X X 3
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Rob Fowler 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 5
Mark Kean 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 4

Draw 5

Thursday, December 13, 8:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Brad Gushue 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 X 7
Steve Laycock 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 X 3
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Brent Pierce 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 6
Peter de Cruz 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
John Morris 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 X 4
Rob Fowler 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 X 7
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jim Cotter 0 1 0 0 0 4 2 0 7
Jake Higgs 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 6
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Glenn Howard 0 1 2 0 4 1 X X 8
William Lyburn 1 0 0 1 0 0 X X 2

Draw 6

Friday, December 14, 9:00 am

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Mike McEwen 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 7
Brent Pierce 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
William Lyburn 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
Robert Rumfeldt 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Mark Kean 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 5
Peter de Cruz 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Kevin Koe 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 X 4
Steve Laycock 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 X 6
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Brad Jacobs 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 7
Jean-Michel Ménard 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 5

Draw 7

Friday, December 14, 12:30 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
John Morris 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4
Mark Kean 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 1 6
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Glenn Howard 3 0 3 0 2 X X X 8
Jean-Michel Ménard 0 0 0 2 0 X X X 2
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Mike McEwen 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 5 10
Rob Fowler 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 6
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
Jeff Stoughton 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 7
Robert Rumfeldt 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 6
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jake Higgs 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 X 7
Brad Gushue 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 X 4

Draw 8

Friday, December 14, 4:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
John Epping 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 5
Jake Higgs 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 8
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Brad Gushue 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 4
Kevin Koe 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 5
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Brad Jacobs 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 2 8
William Lyburn 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Peter de Cruz 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 X 4
Rob Fowler 0 3 0 2 0 0 2 X 7
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jim Cotter 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 7
Steve Laycock 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 5

Draw 9

Friday, December 14, 8:00 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jeff Stoughton 0 2 1 0 1 1 2 X 7
Jean-Michel Ménard 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 X 4
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Final
Brent Pierce 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 6
Mark Kean 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 7
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
John Epping 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 6
Jim Cotter 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 5
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
John Morris 0 0 1 0 0 X X X 1
Mike McEwen 0 3 0 2 2 X X X 7
Sheet E 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Glenn Howard 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 5
Robert Rumfeldt 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4

Tiebreakers

Saturday, December 15, 9:00 am

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jake Higgs 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 X 3
Jim Cotter 2 0 0 1 0 3 0 X 6
Player percentages
Jake Higgs Jim Cotter
Bill Buchanan62% Rick Sawatsky70%
Codey Maus69% Tyrel Griffith77%
Jake Higgs63% Jason Gunnlaugson83%
Brent Ross67% Jim Cotter71%
Total65% Total76%
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Jeff Stoughton 1 0 2 0 2 2 X X 7
Rob Fowler 0 1 0 1 0 0 X X 2
Player percentages
Jeff Stoughton Rob Fowler
Mark Nichols86% Derek Samagalski96%
Reid Carruthers87% Richard Daneault76%
Jon Mead86% Allan Lyburn70%
Jeff Stoughton87% Rob Fowler64%
Total86% Total76%

Playoffs

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
Glenn Howard 7
Jim Cotter 2
Glenn Howard 5
Mark Kean 3
Brad Gushue 4
Mark Kean 7
Glenn Howard 3
Brad Jacobs 1
Mike McEwen 4
Jeff Stoughton 1
Mike McEwen 5
Brad Jacobs 8
Brad Jacobs 6
Kevin Koe 5

Quarterfinals

Saturday, December 15, 12:30 pm

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Glenn Howard 2 0 0 1 0 4 X X 7
Jim Cotter 0 1 0 0 1 0 X X 2
Player percentages
Glenn Howard Jim Cotter
Craig Savill73% Rick Sawatsky66%
Brent Laing84% Tyrel Griffith72%
Wayne Middaugh65% Jason Gunnlaugson74%
Glenn Howard75% Jim Cotter43%
Total74% Total64%
Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Brad Gushue 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 4
Mark Kean 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 7
Player percentages
Brad Gushue Mark Kean
Geoff Walker82% Tim March77%
Brett Gallant60% Patrick Janssen84%
Adam Casey79% Travis Fanset80%
Brad Gushue78% Mark Kean89%
Total75% Total83%
Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Mike McEwen 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 X 4
Jeff Stoughton 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X 1
Player percentages
Mike McEwen Jeff Stoughton
Denni Neufeld65% Mark Nichols78%
Matt Wozniak73% Reid Carruthers70%
B. J. Neufeld73% Jon Mead77%
Mike McEwen81% Jeff Stoughton65%
Total73% Total73%
Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Brad Jacobs 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 6
Kevin Koe 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 5
Player percentages
Brad Jacobs Kevin Koe
Ryan Harnden93% D. J. Kidby84%
E. J. Harnden77% Carter Rycroft80%
Ryan Fry80% Pat Simmons91%
Brad Jacobs68% Kevin Koe77%
Total80% Total83%

Semifinals

Saturday, December 15, 4:30 pm

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Glenn Howard 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 5
Mark Kean 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3
Player percentages
Glenn Howard Mark Kean
Craig Savill91% Tim March98%
Brent Laing98% Patrick Janssen84%
Wayne Middaugh96% Travis Fanset88%
Glenn Howard95% Mark Kean83%
Total95% Total88%
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Mike McEwen 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 X 5
Brad Jacobs 2 0 3 0 1 0 2 X 8
Player percentages
Mike McEwen Brad Jacobs
Denni Neufeld81% Ryan Harnden83%
Matt Wozniak83% E. J. Harnden84%
B. J. Neufeld65% Ryan Fry84%
Mike McEwen73% Brad Jacobs82%
Total76% Total83%

Final

Sunday, December 16, 10:00 am

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Final
Glenn Howard 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Brad Jacobs 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Player percentages
Glenn Howard Brad Jacobs
Craig Savill90% Ryan Harnden93%
Brent Laing79% E. J. Harnden84%
Wayne Middaugh89% Ryan Fry79%
Glenn Howard74% Brad Jacobs73%
Total83% Total82%

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