Sudhir Patwardhan and Steve Overholt of Etobicoke ON are the 2017 winners of the Bean Red Ribbon Pairs. Patwardhan and Overholt, who qualified fourth in Friday’s opening round, led the two-session final from start to finish, posting a 61% gamein the afternoon session and a 60% game in the evening. Their score of 832.70 put them more than two boards ahead of the field (25 was top).

Patwardhan, an ACBL certified teacher, is the manager offinance and administration for Goods and Services Branding, Inc. Overholt is the owner of the Etobicoke Bridge Centre where he also teaches. They have been playing together for seven years.

In second with 774.32 were Daniel Lev of New York City and Samuel Amer of Astoria NY.