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Uhl & Fanning win Diamond Athletic Women’s Amateur & Men’s Mid-Amateur Championships

Bobbi Uhl

Bobbi Uhl of Shilo Country Club is the Diamond Athletic Women’s Amateur Champion out lasting Southwood Golf and Country Club’s Rhonda Orr in a three playoff hole Sunday afternoon at Niakwa Country Club.

Uhl shot an 82 in her final round, one stroke better than Orr ending three days of play at 237.

Hannah Diamond of St. Charles Country Club had the low round Sunday shooting a 6 over par 78, missing the playoff by a single stroke.

Breezy Bend Country Club’s Charmaine Mackid, who finished fourth, four strokes back of Uhl and Orr, had the shot of the day acing the 14th hole.  It was her second career hole in one.

Orr won the Mid-Amateur Division championship by one stroke over Diamond.

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golf manitoba president ken warwick presents todd fanning his championship trophy

It was a first in the storied golf career of Niakwa’s Todd Fanning in winning the Diamond Athletic Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship on his home course.

Fanning chipped in on the 17th hole for bird and holed a shot from the sand for another birdie on the 18th hole to shoot a one under par 70 and finish atop of the leaderboard four strokes better than Jordy Lutz of Elmhurst Golf and Country Club.

Lutz and Ryan Sholdice of Breezy Bend Country Club each shot 76.

The low round of the day belonged to Ryan Terdik of Pine Ridge Golf Club, he carded a two under par 69 to finish fourth.

Fanning also won the Mid-Masters Division championship by 10 strokes over fellow Niakwa member Jay Doyle.

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As our championship season continues, Golf Manitoba would like to thank our Official Performance Partners:

adidas Golf Canada – Paige Lawrence, Territory Manager

Taylormade Canada – Eric Johnson, Sales & Marketing Territory Manager

We appreciate the time and effort of the host club, Niakwa Country Club led by General Manager Wade Nybakken, Head Professional Terry Reilly, Course Superintendent Shawn Major, their staff, club members and volunteers for their warm welcome.

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