Traverse Bay, MB – It was a cool and overcast day at the Grand Pines Golf Club for the 2020 Golf Manitoba provincial senior interclub championship. Twenty-one teams teed it up in the annual stroke-play competition where the best three of four scores count toward the overall team score. The competition is open to all Golf Manitoba member clubs for male players 55 years of age and older.
In city division, the team of Garth Collings, Michael MacKay, Brant Greer and Dewar McKinnon of the Breezy Bend Country Club took top spot on a count back with a team score of +13 229. Finishing in second place was the team of Ron Bilawka, Brad Moore, Gordon Kroeker and Ted Antoniuk of the Pine Ridge Golf Club. St. Boniface Golf Club rounded out the top three at 231 and included Mike Walker, Al Briscoe, Bill Zeweniuk and Bill French.
In the rural division, it was the team of Ron Cornell, Grant McPhail, Gene Banks and Keith Fawcett of the Clear Lake Golf Course taking the title posting a team score of 236. In second place was the home team of Keith McMurray, Ron Zelinsky, Ken Rowson and Glen Hanson of the Grand Pines Golf Course at 241. Finishing in third place was Bruce North, Wayne McLeod, Bill North and Cheynne Keith of the Carman Golf & Curling Club.
Low round of the day went to Ron Bilawka of the Pine Ridge Golf Club who posted a 3-under par score of 69. Mike Walker finished alone in second with a 71 and Dan Scanlon of the Kildonan Park Golf Course and Robert Oliphant of the Rossmere Country Club were tied for 3rd individually both shooting 73.
Golf Manitoba would like to thank the membership and staff at the Grand Pines Golf Club for hosting this year’s event including PGA of Canada head professional and general manager, Ivan Koop and M.G.S.A. superintendent Bruce Gray.