For Immediate Release:
ST. ANDREWS, NB – The Algonquin Golf Course welcomed players for a windy, but very sunny second round.
With the second round in the books, we have new leaders in the Amateur and Mid-Amateur divisions. Margo Dickinson, of the Golf Canada Club – New Brunswick, finds herself with a 3-shot lead going into Tuesday’s final round. Dickinson currently sits at a combined score of 12-over par with back-to-back scores of 78. In a 3-way tie for 2nd place, we have Chrissie Spidell of the Carolina Golf Association, Julie Gauvin of the Fox Creek Golf Club, and Bailey Carr of the Belvedere Golf Club. All would finish their second round with a combined 2-day score of 15-over par. Laura Wesselius, of the Petitcodiac Valley Golf & Country Club, sits in solo 5th, shooting a combined score of 16-over par, (80, 80).
In the Senior division, we have Chrissie Spidell, who would card a 9-over par, 81, and a second round 6-over par, 78. Spidell finds herself with a 2-shot lead over defending champion, Leanne Richardson of the Country Meadows Golf Club who would card a first round score of 7-over par, 79, and a second round score of 10-over par, 82. Sitting in solo 3rd, we have Allison Chisholm, of the Rockwood Park Golf Club, who is currently 3 shots behind Spidell.
2019 NB Super-Senior Women’s Champion, Kathy Grebenc, of the Gowan Brae Golf & Country Club finds herself with a commanding 9-shot lead over Sharon Case of the Miramichi Golf & Country Club. Grebenc would card a round 1 and 2 score of 13-over par, 85, and 8-over par 80, Case would card a 1st round score of 88, followed by 86 on her second day.
In the newly established Platinum Division, which features players aged 70 and older, sees Golf Pokemouche’s Raymonde Boudreau holding her lead after a 2nd round score of 92, Boudreau finds herself with a four shot advantage over Jocelyn Keirstead of the Woodstock Golf & Curling Club.
For a third consecutive year, all of Golf NB’s Major Championships feature the Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge. The competition was created to reward the player who performs the best on the Par-3’s during the course of each Golf NB Championship. Currently, Margo Dickinson holds her lead with a combined score of even-par on each par-3 at the Algonquin. Dickinson sits four shots ahead of six other players.
Sharon Case leads the Super-Senior group for the Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge. Case finds herself with a one-shot advantage over 3 other players.
The winner of the challenge will receive a custom Dormie Workshop Leather Yardage Book following the conclusion of the event.
The final round of the NB Women’s Provincials, Driven by Audi Moncton will begin at 7:00 AM. Tee Times and Pairings can be found HERE.
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Golf New Brunswick (Golf NB), a not-for-profit organization founded in 1934, is the official governing body for amateur golf in New Brunswick. In January of 2006, the New Brunswick Golf Association (NBGA) officially merged with the New Brunswick Ladies Golf Association (NBLGA), resulting in one united governing body for amateur golf in the province. Programs offered by Golf NB to its 50 partner facilities and 7,900 individual members include provincial championships, rules of golf education, course rating and handicap services, and junior golf development programs.
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