We appreciate the time and effort of the host club, La Broquerie Golf led by General Manager Pat Gauthier, Superintendent Darren Dundas, their staff, club members and volunteers for their warm welcome.
Mackid cards low round of the day at LaBroquerie Golf
Charmaine Mackid of Breezy Bend Country Club opened with a 3 over par 75, good for a two stroke lead over Golf Manitoba Public Players Club member Cala Korman in the opening round of the Women’s City & District Championship at LaBroquerie Golf.
Kyla Lederer of the Country Club leads the Forward Tee Division by one stroke over Golf Manitoba Public Players Club member Dee Bullough.
For the complete Manitoba Blue Cross Women’s City & District Leaderboard, click here.
Kristian Hammerback, a Golf Manitoba Public Players Club member, leads the Gross Division in the All Abilities Championship after carding a 4 over par 76. He has a 6 stroke advantage on Vancouver, B.C.’s Craig Dowling.
In the Net Stableford Division, Hammerback, with 42 points, has an 8 point lead over fellow Golf Manitoba Public Players Club member James Bernus.
For the complete All Abilities Championship Leaderboard presented by Manitoba Blue Cross, click here.
Zach Lederer of The Country Club leads the 12 & Under Junior Men’s Championship presented by the Alex & Peggy Colonello Foundation. Lederer, following a 74, is 5 strokes clear of Glendale Golf & Country Club’s Hunter Oakden.
Adam Blair of Pinawa Golf Club leads the 13 & 14 year old Junior Men’s Division and the overall Junior Men’s Division by one stroke over Hudson Hunnie, a Golf Manitoba Public Players Club member, after shooting an 80.
Jewel Lafleche of Clear Lake Golf Course opened with an 89 to lead the Junior Women’s Division.
For the complete Bantam Leaderboard presented by Manitoba Blue Cross, click here.
La Broquerie Golf to host Provincial Championships this weekend
92 competitors will be at La Broquerie Golf starting Saturday afternoon as Golf Manitoba presents the 2022 All Abilities, Bantam, Women’s City and District Championships.
All three championships will be determined over 36 holes.
A dozen players will vye for the All Abilities Championship, open to golfers who identify with neurological, intellectual, sensory and physical impairments.
“We are excited to have this event in our 2022 championship calendar” said Golf Manitoba Executive Director Jared Ladobruk. “It is an important step in helping to create a more inclusive, diverse and inviting golf community in our province”.
There will be a new Women’s City & District Champion in the 24 person field as Bobbi Uhl is not taking part. Last year, she earned a two stroke victory over Southwood Golf & Country Club’s Rhonda Orr.
Brayden Boge of Pine Ridge Golf Club will look to win the Men’s Bantam Championship presented by the Alex & Peggy Colonello Foundation. Boge lost by a single stroke last year to Jackson Delaurier, a Golf Manitoba Public Players Club member.
Jeri Lafleche of Clear Lake Golf Course won last year’s Women’s Bantam Championship presented by the Alex & Peggy Colonello Foundation. Her sister Jewel is one of the competitors vying for the 2022 title.
For more details on these championships, click here.
In late summer of 2021, Golf Manitoba had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Sean Gilmour and Téo Roy, two remarkable athletes who shared with us their stories of golf.
We want to thank both Sean and Téo for sharing the highlights and the challenges they have experienced as adaptive golfers. It is our hope that this video serves to raise the profile and awareness of adaptive golf in both our province and country.
As the provincial governing body of golf, Golf Manitoba is committed to creating a safe, diverse, and welcoming environment within our organization and across our sport. As we grow to meet the needs of our many golf communities, Golf Manitoba is excited to announce the playing of the Manitoba All Abilities Championship June 25-26, 2022, at the La Broquerie Golf Club.
Golf Manitoba is proud to announce the Manitoba All Abilities Championship will be played June 25-26, 2022, at the La Broquerie Golf Course.
The championship will be a 36-hole competition open to golfers from across the province who identify with neurological, intellectual, sensory and physical impairments.
“We are excited to announce this event and add it to our 2022 championship calendar” said Golf Manitoba Executive Director Jared Ladobruk. “This event is an important step in helping to create a more inclusive, diverse and inviting golf community in our province.”
“We want to thank Mitch Tetrault and the ownership group at La Broquerie Golf Course for their role as the host venue and inviting the athletes to compete for a provincial title.”
Golf Manitoba is excited to partner with Kristian Hammerback on the Manitoba All Abilities Championship. Hammerback is currently the President of the Canadian Amputee Golf Association and sits on the Governors Council of Golf Canada.
“I’m incredibly proud to be involved with Golf Manitoba as they become one of the first provinces to host an All Abilities tournament,” said Hammerback. “This is a massive step forward for the disabled golf community.”
The Manitoba All Abilities Championship will be officially recognized as a WR4GD (World Rankings for Golfers with Disability) counting event. The World Ranking for Golfers with Disability (WR4GD) ranks the top golfers with disability on the basis of their average performance in Counting Events.
Registration for the Manitoba All Abilities Championship will open on April 15, 2022. Players must have a Golf Manitoba/Canada membership to compete in the championship and will be able to register at golfmb.ca.
One month following the Golf Manitoba event, Golf Ontario will host the Ontario Disabled Open July 25-26 at the Woodington Lake Golf Club. Later in the year, Golf Canada will host the second playing of the Canadian All Abilities Championship September 13-14 at the Essex Golf & Country Club in LaSalle, Ontario.
About Golf Manitoba
Golf Manitoba is the Provincial Sports Organization and governing body for golf in Manitoba and Northwest Ontario representing 9,000 golfers and 80 member clubs. A proud partner of Golf Canada and Sport Manitoba, Golf Manitoba’s mission is to develop, promote, govern and service the game of golf for the benefit of all participants.
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