Inside Golf Manitoba Match Play Championship Match Play Championship Qualifier Media Release

Trstenjak, Kartusch & Oliphant low qualifiers for Manitoba Match Play Championship presented by St. Vital Dental Centre

Marco Trstenjak of Elmhurst Golf & Country Club shot an 8-under par 63, one stroke off tying a course record, at Winkler Centennial Golf Club Sunday to finish with the low score of 55 Amateur Men vying for a spot in the 2024 Manitoba Match Play Championship presented by St. Vital Dental Centre.

Trstenjak’s round featured a streak of six straight birdies on holes through 10 through 15. Grady Chuback of St. Charles Country Club and Terence Rafferty of Southwood Golf & Country Club tied for second at 1-under par 70.

Team Manitoba member Addison Kartusch of St. Charles fired the Women’s low round at 1-under par 70, two strokes better than Breezy Bend Country Club‘s Charmaine Hayden.

Rossmere Country Club‘s Rob Oliphant at 1-over par 72 edged clubmate Blair Neal by a single stroke in the Senior Men’s division.

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We appreciate the time and effort of the host club, Winkler Centennial Golf Club led by General Manager Colton Harder, Superintendent Tyler Street, Food & Beverage Manager Andrea Knight, their staff, club members and volunteers for their warm welcome.

Six days of Match Play competition gets underway Monday, May 27th at Breezy Bend Country Club with the Senior Men’s division.

2:30: Oliphant vs Rey / Diamond vs Smyth
2:37: Moore vs Register / Warwick vs Slobodian
2:45: Neal vs Nicholson / Berney vs Lechman
2:52: Doyle vs Burnett / Wozny vs Barakat

Competition in the Men’s bracket opens Tuesday followed by the Women on Friday.