Rob Oliphant of Rossmere Country Club was the only player to shoot below par on the opening day of the Hodson Financial Men’s & Women’s Senior Championship at Larters at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club.
Oliphant made three birdies and 15 pars to card a 3 under par 67. He leads Jay Doyle of Niakwa Country Club by seven strokes.
Pine Ridge Golf Club’s Brad Moore and Gordon Kroeker along with Golf Manitoba Public Players Club member Tom Ewert are tied for third at 5 over par 75.
Brad Bighetto of Transcona Golf Club leads the Forward Tee Division after shooting a 79. He has a four stroke advantage on Daniel Labrie of the Lorette Golf Course.
Edmonton’s Wayne Vande Vyvere (76) has a one stroke lead over Niakwa’s Barry Minish (77) in the Super Senior Division.
Rhonda Orr of Southwood Golf & Country Club shot a 4 over par 74 to give her an eight stroke lead over Niakwa’s Tammy Gibson and St. Charles Country Club’s Lisa Benson in the Hodson Financial Women’s Senior Championship.