Inside Golf Manitoba Match Play Championship Media Release Team Manitoba

Kartusch, Kuntz & Neal win Match Play Championships presented by St. Vital Dental Centre

The opening event of the 2023 Golf Manitoba Championship season is in the books with Addison Kartusch of St. Charles Country Club, Breezy Bend Country Club’s Braxton Kuntz and Blair Neal of Rossmere Country Club winning their respective divisions of the Match Play Championship presented by St. Vital Dental Centre at Glendale Golf & Country Club.

Kartusch, a Team Manitoba member, claimed the Women’s division trophy with a 2&1 victory over Golf Manitoba Public Players Club member Clara Peake. Kartusch erased a one hole deficit through seven going on to win the 11th, 12th and 15th holes to secure the match.

Addison Kartusch – Team Manitoba / St. Charles Country Club

For the complete Women’s division bracket, click here.

Neal won the Senior Men’s division on the 18th hole against Dwayne Heinrichs of Bel Acres Golf & Country Club. The lead was never greater than one hole between these players, with Neal taking his first lead of the day on 17.

Blair Neal – Rossmere Country Club

For the complete Senior Men’s division bracket, click here.

Kuntz also went the distance versus Marco Trstenjak of Elmhurst Golf & Country Club prevailing on the final hole. Kuntz had a strong run winning holes 9, 10 and 12 to go three up against the defending champion and was able to hold on for victory.

For the complete Men’s division bracket, click here.

Golf Manitoba would like to thank our Official Performance Partners:

adidas Golf Canada – Paige Lawrence, Territory Manager

Manitoba Blue Cross

Taylormade Canada – Eric Johnson, Sales & Marketing Territory Manager

We appreciate the time and effort of the host club, Glendale Golf & Country Club led by General Manager James Chapman, Head Professional Derrik Goodwin, Superintendent Reid McLeod, their staff, club members and volunteers for their warm welcome.

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