From left to Right, Austin Dobrescu, Hannah Diamond & Garth Collings.
WINNIPEG, MB – The Golf Manitoba Match Play Championship concluded on Saturday, June 15 with the championship matches taking place at Breezy Bend Country Club.
In the senior division, Garth Collings of Breezy Bend took his home course advantage against Tom Humniski of Elmhurst Golf & Country Club. Collings ended the 18-hole final on the 14th hole with a 5 & 4 victory. The victory was redemption for Collings who lost in the 2018 final.
In the women’s division, Hannah Diamond of St. Charles Country Club met match play qualifier medalist Bobbi Uhl of Shilo Country Club in the 36-hole final. On the 35th hole of the match, Diamond sealed the deal and successfully defended her 2018 Match Play Championship title with a 2 & 1 victory.
On the men’s side final, Colwyn Abgrall of Southwood Golf & Country Club squared off against Austin Dobrescu of Shilo Country Club. The match went to Dobrescu who capped off his 3 & 1 victory with a birdie on the 35th hole.
The Match Play Championship is the first official competitive event of the Golf Manitoba 2019 Championship Schedule. Next up, the Bantam Junior and Women’s City & District Championships being held June 22 & 23 at the Carman Golf & Curling Club.
To view the 2019 Golf Manitoba championship schedule including results and to register for events, please visit that section of our website at golfmb.ca. For real-time updates on championship scoring and results, follow us on twitter @golf_manitoba.
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The Golf Manitoba Match Play Championship Finals are set for June 15 at Breezy Bend Country Club.
In the senior men’s division, Garth Collings of Breezy Bend Country Club will take on Tom Humniski of Elmhurst Golf & Country Club in the 18-hole final. The two will tee-off at 1:15pm.
In the women’s final match, defending champion Hannah Diamond of St. Charles Country Club will face-off against the 2018 Manitoba Junior Girl’s Champion, Bobbi Uhl of Shilo Country Club. The women will play 36-holes to determine the winner with the first match of the day starting at 8:00am.
On the men’s side final, Colwyn Abgrall of Southwood Golf & Country Club will look to improve on his runner-up finish in 2018 in a 36-hole dual against Austin Dobrescu of Shilo Country Club. The 36-hole men’s final begins at 8:07am.
For real-time updates on the championship matches, follow Golf Manitoba on Twitter. The full results will also be available on the Golf Manitoba Match Play Championship webpage HERE >>.
The semi-final matches for the 2019 Golf Manitoba Match Play Championship are now set. In the men’s division, defending champion Jordy Lutz of Elmhurst Golf & Country Club will take on Colwyn Abgrall of Southwood Golf & Country Club. Abgrall and Lutz are no strangers in match play competition with the two meeting in last year’s championship final where Lutz edged Abgrall 2 & 1 to take the title. Club-mates Austin Dobrescu and Drew Jones, both of Shilo Country Club, will go head-to-head in match two of the men’s semi-finals.
In the women’s semi-finals, 2018 defending champion Hannah Diamond of St. Charles County Club will play Charmaine Mackid of Breezy Bend. 2018 finalist Bobbi Uhl of Shilo Country Club will take on Shannon Wales of Glendale Golf & Country Club in the second women’s semi-final match.
Finally, in the senior men’s division, Garth Collings of Breezy Bend Country Club will use his home course advantage where he will take on David Klowak of Kildonan Park Golf Course. Gord Hudson also of Breezy Bend, will meet Elmhurst’s Tom Humniski in the second semi-final match.
The senior men’s semi-final matches will be held on June 11 while the men’s and women’s division matches to go on June 12. The finals for all three divisions will be held on Saturday, June 15. All semi-final and final matches will be contested at Breezy Bend Country Club.