First Golf Manitoba major of the year tees off July 2-4
The 2019 Golf Manitoba major championship season tees off July 2-4 with the Diamond Athletic Men’s Mid-Amateur & Women’s Amateur Championships. Both events will be contested at the Selkirk Golf & Country Club.
Selkirk Golf & Country Club has hosted many Golf Manitoba events and championships and will be a great test of golf. The course plays anywhere from 5761-6520 yards, to a Par of 71 for Men and 73 for Women. Almost every fairway is tree lined and calls for accurate tee shots. The green speed will be a test for the field traditionally running at a speed of 10 on the stimp meter and are known for their many undulations.
Both defending champions will lead the 95+ player field. Justin McDonald of Breezy Bend will defend his 2018 Mid-Amateur title and Camryn Roadley of Southwood Golf & Country Club will defend her 2018 Women’s Amateur title.
Diamond Athletic is the host sponsor for 2019 and with that brings some event enhancements including an increased travel honouraium for those players who qualify to represent Team Manitoba in the Golf Canada Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship and the Golf Canada Women’s Amateur Championship as well complimentary access to the Selkirk practice facility for all competitors during the competition.
For more information about the Diamond Athletic Men’s Mid-Amateur and Women’s Amateur including scoring, please visit our competitive schedule page at golfmb.ca.
About Diamond Athletic Medical Supplies:
Diamond Athletic Medical Supplies is a local family-run supplier of athletic and medical supplies and has been in business since 1946. Diamond Athletic is located at 75 Poseidon Bay, Unit 185 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Learn more at diamondathletic.com.
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Diamond Athletic announced as title sponsor of Mid-Amateur and Women’s Amateur Championships
WINNIPEG – Golf Manitoba is pleased to announce that Diamond Athletic Medical Supplies is the new title sponsor of the 2019 Manitoba Men’s Mid-Amateur and Women’s Amateur Championships, with the event to be known as the Diamond Athletic Men’s Mid-Amateur and Women’s Amateur Championships.
The Manitoba Men’s Mid-Amateur is the provincial stroke-play championship for males ages 25 and up while the Women’s Amateur is the provincial stroke-play championship for women ages 12 and up. The top three players in each event will earn a spot to represent Manitoba in their respective Golf Canada national championships.
“Diamond Athletics is thrilled to enter into this sponsorship agreement with Golf Manitoba,” said Gerald Diamond, owner of Diamond Athletic Medical Supplies. “Our family, staff and certainly many thousands of our clients share a real passion for golf and all that it embodies. For us the fit is very natural and one that we are proud to add as one of our community and healthcare sponsorship initiatives.”
“We are very happy to partner with Diamond Athletic as the title sponsor of our Mid-Amateur and Women’s Amateur Championships for 2019,” said Vince Mariani, President of Golf Manitoba. “Diamond Athletic is a respected supplier of athletic medical supplies and they strive to provide solutions for athletes to achieve their best. As these two events provide the stage for the province’s top female and mid-amateur male golfers to showcase their best, it is fitting for our two organizations to work together on these two championships.”
The Diamond Athletic Mid-Amateur and Women’s Amateur Championships will be held July 2-4, 2019 at the Selkirk Golf & Country Club.
About Diamond AthleticMedical Supplies: Diamond Athletic Medical Supplies is a local family-run supplier of athletic and medical supplies and has been in business since 1946. Diamond Athletic is located at 75 Poseidon Bay, Unit 185 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Learn more at diamondathletic.com.
About Golf Manitoba: Golf Manitoba is the governing body for golf in the province of Manitoba and North West Ontario. Its mission is to develop, promote, govern and service the sport of golf in Manitoba and Northwest Ontario for the benefit of all participants.
Recognized by Sport Manitoba as the Provincial Sport Organization for golf in the province, Golf Manitoba is responsible for promoting participation in and a passion for the sport of golf in Manitoba and North West Ontario. Golf Manitoba is also involved in national golf events through its affiliation with Golf Canada.
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