Over 60 junior golfers from across the Ottawa Valley battled the cold, wind, and rain at Outaouais Golf Club as part of the OVGA Optimist Club Junior Spring Classic. With eight divisions, the event was witness to some great competition with the following players arising victorious:
- Pee Wee Girls – Madeleine Pytura (Rivermead) - Pee Wee Boys – Andrew Millow (GreyHawk) - Bantam Girls – Charlotte Leduc (Hautes Plaines) - Bantam Boys – Brayden Valiquette (Cornwall) - Juvenile Girls – Haley Yerxa (Meadows) - Juvenile Boys – Jake Bryson (Eagle Creek) - Junior Girls – Vivian Sasova (Rivermead) - Junior Boys - Jared Coyle (Carleton)
Women’s Marjorie Strong Two Ball Competition Results
On their home course, Hylands Golf Club's Judy Collins and Chantale Belley captured the A Class trophy with a net 67 in the OVGA Women's Marjorie Strong Two Ball Competition. The B Class saw a playoff of four teams at net 71 with the team of Christine Chambers of Smith Falls and Susan McAllister of eQuinelle emerging victorious. The C Class trophy went to the Smith Falls team of Helen Wyman and Debbie Zielinski.
Brisebois and Irvine Take Home OVGA Match-Play Titles.
OVGA Match-Play Championships, hosted by Equinelle Golf Club, saw both
#1 seeds coming out of the stroke play qualification round continue
their exceptional performance through four rounds of match-play
competition. Nicholas Brisebois of Kanata Golf & Country Club
defeated Kurtis Barkley of Cedar Glen in the finals to capture the Men’s
Match-Play title and in the Senior Men’s Division, it was Robert Irvine
of Meadows Golf & Country Club topping Madawaska Golf Club’s Perry
Canada requires member clubs to certify at least one handicap official and have
a handicap committee in place. Handicap certification should be renewed every 4
years. Handicap training seminars are being offered at the following times and
locations. You may attend any seminar regardless of your club’s provincial
affiliation. Public players are also welcome.
Handicap seminar is at Loyalist Golf Club (west of Kingston in Bath) on
Saturday April 30 starting at 8 am. Cost $35. Register at www.gao.caand follow the link “support the
game”. Registration deadline is April 15th.
Quebec Handicap seminar is at Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club on Friday May 27
starting at 5:30 pm. Cost $25. Register
at www.golfquebec.org and follow the link “services”. Registration deadline is May 25th. This seminar will be presented in English.
For French language seminars check the list on the Golf Quebec website.
Canada will have online handicap certification available soon. It can be
accessed through the provincial websites.
Lunch: Caesar Salad | Spring Mix Salada | Penne Rosé Sauce and Sautéed Vegetables | Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce, served with herb-roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables | Rolls | Sweets Tray $27.00 per person
Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) Invites Applications to be Part of new Golf Advisory Teams
The new GAO Golf Advisory Team (GAT) model will aim to: support GAO's goal of becoming the Best Provincial Sport Organization in Canada; innovate golf; drive more people to the game; encourage play; support golf clubs and facilities; and ensure that golf remains the most popular support in Ontario. The teams will provide input and feedback on tactics outlined in GAO's strategic plan. There will be six GATs: Golf Communities; Golf Services: NextGEN; Communication; Championships; and Course Rating and Handicapping.
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