For Immediate Release
The 61 competitors in the 2021 Atlantic Golf Championship at Mill River Golf Course in O’Leary, PEI were treated to beautiful fall weather this weekend.
After the postponement of this event in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 marks the seventh installment of the Atlantic Golf Championships where teams from New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador compete for both the “Atlantic Cup”, and individual exemptions over eight (8) separate division and four age categories, into the 2022 Canadian Championships.
In the Amateur Men’s division it was Prince Edward Island’s Jason Campbell (75, 74) of Andersons Creek Golf Club who took the lead on day one and didn’t look back on his way to victory over Nova Scotia’s Mitchell Campbell (78, 78) of Oakfield Golf Club and Team PEI teammate, Nick Dolomount (79, 78), also from Andersons Creek Golf Club.
Nova Scotia’s Cristal Romero of Eaglequest Grandview Golf & Country Club posted impressive scores of 76, 75 on a challenging Mill River course and took the division title over teammate Abbey Baker (85, 82) of Ashburn Golf Club and PEI’s Joanne Ghiz (85, 88) of Belvedere Golf Club.
On the Men’s Mid-Master side, New Brunswick’s Stuart Musgrave (74, 77) of Country Meadows Golf Club earned the title and narrowly avoided a playoff over Nova Scotia’s Craig Hollett (80, 72) from Eagleguest Grandview Golf & Country Club. Third in the division was NS’s Rob Watt (76, 79) of Truro Golf Club.
Prince Edward Island’s Melissa Castle (82, 84) of Belvedere Golf Club claimed the Mid-Master Ladies division title over New Brunswick’s Erin Musgrave (84, 86) of Country Meadows Golf Club and Nova Scotia’s Venita Theriault (95, 94) of Truro Golf Club.
The Senior Men`s division had an exciting one-hole playoff finish which saw NB’s Pat Flanagan (79, 81) from the Miramichi Golf & Country Club win over PEI’s Sid Stead (78, 82) of the Links at Crowbush Cove). Nova Scotia’s Derrick Forgeron (82, 79) of Eaglequest Grandview Golf & Country Club rounded out the top three in the senior men’s division.
The Senior Women’s division also came down to a playoff between New Brunswick’s, Leanne Richardson (81, 81) of Country Meadows Golf Club and Nova Scotia’s Joanie McCarville (82, 80) of Ashburn Golf Club. The Team NB rep, Richardson was able to par the 18th hole and walked away with the title. PEI’s Myrna Millar (85, 81) finished in third position.
Sonny Phillips (78, 77) of Fredericton Golf Club took the Men’s Super Senior title for New Brunswick over PEI’s Mel Bernard (81, 84) of Andersons Creek Golf Club.
Mill River’s Paula Buote (85, 88), used her home turf advantage to win the Women’s Super-Senior title over NS’s Debi Karrel (87, 87) of Ashburn Golf Club and NB’s Mary Rossignol (91, 90) of Fredericton Golf Club.
In the race for the Atlantic Cup, Team Prince Edward Island’s consistency in all divisions led them to victory in a tight competition over Team New Brunswick and Team Nova Scotia.
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