Colombia sweeps gold medals at inaugural Pan American golf tournament

MARKHAM, Ont. — Colombia swept all three gold medals at the Pan Am Games' inaugural golf tournament on Sunday.

Marcelo Rozo shot 13-under to win the men's competition while teammate Mariajo Uribe went 9-under to capture the women's gold.

Colombia blew away the field for the mixed team gold.

Chilean Felipe Aguilar and Argentine Tommy Cocha went to a playoff for silver and bronze in the men's event.

American Andrea Lee won women's silver and Paraguay's Julieta Granada bronze.

Canada's Austin Connelly, a Dallas native with Nova Scotian roots, played in the final men's group and finished fifth at 8-under.

Angus Glen Golf Club featured the debut for Pan Am golf.

The sport returns to the Olympics for the first time in more than 100 years next summer in Rio de Janeiro.

The Canadian Press