Oliphant & Orr win Hodson Financial Men’s & Women’s Senior Championships

It was another week to remember for Rossmere Country Club member Rob Oliphant.

After opening the season victorious in the Seniors Division of the Manitoba Match Play Championship presented by St. Vital Dental Centre, Oliphant went wire to wire this week claiming the Hodson Financial Men’s Senior Championship.

With scores of 67, 74 and 75 for a 216 total at Larters at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club, Oliphant earned a three stroke victory over Niakwa Country Club’s Jay Doyle (74-74-71).

Carl Lechman of Elmhurst Gofl & Country Club had the low round Friday carding a 2 under par 68 to finish in third place at 222.

Transcona Golf Club’s Brad Beghetto won the Forward Tee Division while Ken Mould of St. Charles Country Club takes home the Super Senior Championship.

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Rhonda Orr continued her dominance in the Hodson Financial Women’s Senior Championship.

The Southwood Golf & Country Club member claimed a 14 stroke victory over Niakwa’s Tammy Gibson to win her seventh consecutive title and ninth in the past 10 years.

Orr shot 74, 79 and 75 for a 228 total.

Gibson (82-80-80) finished one stroke ahead of Matty Leung (87-76-80) also of Southwood.

Nancy Porth of Niakwa won the Net Division Forward Tees Division with a 225.96 total. Wendy Minnie of the host course placed second.

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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, Larters at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club led by Director of Golf / General Manager Peter Ewert, Head Professional Geoff Kehler, Superintendent Tim Larter, their staff, club members and volunteers for their warm welcome.