Team Breezy Bend, Team Rossmere tops at Women’s Four-Ball Championship
It turned out to be a sunny but windy day at the Bel Acres Golf & Country Club for the first playing of the Golf Manitoba Women’s Four-Ball Championship.
In the Women’s “A” Championship, the team of Charmaine Hayden and Veronica van der Meer of the Breezy Bend Country Club topped the leaderboard in the Club Division with a 3-under par score of 70. Rhonda Orr and Fran Povoledo of Southwood, finished in second with a score of 74. Hayden and van de Meer also took top place in the Open Division.
The team of Trudy Adamson and Cindy Grant of the Minnedosa Golf & Country Club had the Low Net score in the Club Division shooting a 4-under par 67. Finishing just 1 shot behind was Karen Nistico and Shannon Taweel of the Elmhurst Golf & Country Club. Adamson and Grant were also the Low Net winners in the Open Division.
In the Women’s “B” Championship, the team of Lea Savatic and Grace Atkins of the Rossmere Country Club took top honours in the Club Division shooting a gross score of 93. Dianna Sandstrom and Jean Garbolinsky of the Minnedosa Country Club finished runner-up also shooting a score of 93 but lost on a countback. The team of Savatic and Atkins also took top spot with the low gross score in the Open Division.
Sandy Birley and partner Sandy Shore, playing out of the Tuxedo Golf Club, earned Low Net honours with a 7-under score of 67. Finishing in the runner-up spot was Paulette Connery and Diane Wilson of the Portage Golf Club with a score of 68. Birley and Shore also won the Low Net in the Open Division.
For the “A” Championship leaderboard, please click here.
For the “B” Championship leaderboard, please click here.
A tremendous thank you to Bel Acres staff Robin Henderson, General Manager & Director of Golf, CGSA course superintendent Lance Holowaty, Amanda Slagerman, and the Bel Acres membership for their support in hosting this year’s event.
Golf Manitoba would like to also acknowledge adidas Golf Canada, TaylorMade Canada and Manitoba Blue Cross, official association partners for their continued support of our championships.
Next on the competitive calendar is the Junior Boys & Girls U15, All Abilities and Women’s City & District Championships to be played August 21 & 22 at the Selkirk Golf & Country Club.
Previously know as the Women’s Interclub Championship, the Women’s Four-Ball Championship is open to all Golf Manitoba club member and public player female golfers. As in the men’s four-ball events, teams of two in the Women’s Four-Ball will each play their own ball. The teammate with the lower score on each hole provides that team’s score for that hole.
How to enter
To be eligible to play in any Golf Manitoba championship, you must be registered as a Golf Manitoba/Canada member either through a member club or as a public player. To learn more about membership and to join Golf Manitoba/Canada, please click here.
Club Entry Golf Manitoba member clubs may enter a team(s) to represent the club in the respective four-ball championship. For clubs to enter a team, please contact Amy Coggan at Golf Manitoba.
Open Entry All Golf Manitoba four-ball championships are open to all age eligible Golf Manitoba/Canada members including public players. For more event information each event and to register online, please click below:
Entry fees for the competitions are $190 per team (teams of two) per event including GST with online registration now open by visiting golfmb.ca/competitions.
For assistance with championship registration, please read our article on how to register for Golf Manitoba events.
About Golf Manitoba Championships
Golf Manitoba annually conducts more than 15 golf competitions and qualifiers province-wide – which play host to more than 875 golfers. In partnership with our host clubs, volunteers, and our proud sponsors, Golf Manitoba is dedicated to supporting player development through world-class competition since our inception in 1915. Marquee Golf Manitoba championships include the Manitoba Men’s and Women’s Amateur Championships as well as the Manitoba Junior Girls and Junior Boys Championships.
As the governing body of amateur golf in Manitoba and Northwest Ontario as recognized by Sport Manitoba, all Golf Manitoba championships are fully compliant with golf’s international governing bodies and are officiated by certified Canadian Rules of Golf officials. Additionally, a suite of policies and procedures, developed under the guidance of both Golf Canada and Sport Manitoba, ensure that all competitions are conducted accordingly to preserve the integrity of the sport, of player and volunteer development and stakeholder safety.
Golf Manitoba’s amateur championships are proudly supported by the Alex & Peggy Colonello Foundation, Diamond Athletic, Nott Autocorp, Hodson Financial, St. Vital Dental Centre, Manitoba Blue Cross, adidas Golf Canada, TaylorMade Golf Canada, Golf Canada and Sport Manitoba.