Canada’s Nicole Gal wins Drive, Chip and Putt division at Augusta

Mike Weir
AUGUSTA, GEORGIA - APRIL 07: Girls 14-15 first overall Nicole Gal poses with her trophy and Mike Weir of Canada during the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship at Augusta National Golf Club on April 07, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Canadian streak at the Drive, Chip and Putt championship continues with a victory from Oakville, Ont., native Nicole Gal.

Gal, 15, won the Girls’ 14-15 age division by a one-point margin, finishing with 23 points total to edge out the competition. Gal collected the most points at the driving portion, nabbing nine out of a possible 10 points, followed by eight at chipping and six at driving.

This is the third Drive, Chip and Putt title for Canada—Vanessa Borovilos won her division in 2018 and Savannah Grewal captured Canada’s first title in 2017.


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Nicole Gal, your #DriveChipPutt CHAMPION in the girls 14-15 division ??? – The win is Canada’s third title in the event (Savannah Grewal, Vanessa Borovilos) ?? – ? @drivechipandputt

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