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Team North takes the 2022 Estabrooks Cup

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The current holders of the Estabrooks Cup, Team South (captained by Mark Shannon and Shelly Thomas) did not have the start they were looking for in the Saturday’s Fourball Match-ups at the Fredericton Golf Club as they were only able to secure 2.5 PTS. The North, (captained by Charlotte Evans and Eric Hildebrand) captured 6.5 PTS to give them a strong lead heading into Saturday’s Pinehurst Matches.

In the afternoon, we saw a near flip on the board. Team South were able to capture 6 PTS and Team North captured 3 PTS. This gave Team North a lead of 9.5 to 8.5 heading into Sunday’s Final Round Single Matches.

The Fall frost brought a slight delay on Sunday morning for our Singles Matches. With 18 individual points up for grabs on Sunday, the first pairing of Eric Hildebrand (Team North Captain) vs. Marck Shannon (Team South Captain) took the field at 9:00 AM. Despite the delay, it was nonetheless a fitting way to conclude a competitive and fun weekend of golf.

Securing 12 PTS during the Singles Matches Team North was able to finish the weekend with a commanding lead.

FINAL SCORES – North 21.5 PTS vs. South 14.5 PTS

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Senior Champions crowned at Mactaquac Provincial Park

2022 NB Men's Senior Champion Jacques Legere

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MACTAQUAC, NB: A warm and breezy afternoon greeted players at the NB Men’s Senior Championship ahead of Wednesday’s third and final round. After 36 holes, very little divided players at the top of the leaderboard, with a number of competitors in contention for the Senior and Super-Senior titles.

The final two games took to the course beginning at 2:30 PM. With all players within 6 shots of the lead, Wednesday’s afternoon would set up to be an exciting final round.

The Men’s Senior Championship turned out to be a spectacular one. The crown was captured by Jacques Legere of the Florida State Golf Association who was a last-minute addition off the waitlist, but worth it nonetheless. Legere began the day in a tie with Gage’s Tom Cameron and was able to tally a score of two-under-par 70, including a hole-out eagle on the par 4 10th, adding to his impressive resume of big-time shots at Mactaquac: albatross during round 1, eagle on the par 5 1st during round 2, and his hole out eagle from round 3.

We then saw the 2021 Canadian Men’s Senior Champion Darren Ritchie fire a round 3 score of three-under-par 69. Ritchie who was sitting at one-over par after the 10th hole turned on the jets and carded 4 straight birdies to then finish his round with four straight pars giving which was enough to give him a share of second place in the Senior division with Tom Cameron. Both players would finish their tournament at five under par.

This would also earn them each a spot to represent New Brunswick at the 2022 Canadian Men’s Senior Championship held in Red Deer, Alberta, from September 6th-9th. The third available spot on Team NB was captured by Dan Coulombe of the West Hills Golf Course. Coulombe fired a round 3 score of one-over par 73, giving him a 3-day total of one-over par.

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The Super-Senior division was successfully defended by back-to-back champion, Paul Batchelor of the Ashburn Golf Club who held the honour along with Tom Cameron for the tournament low round, both players recording scores of 67. Batchelor gathered a third-round score of one-over par 73 giving him a tournament total of three-under-par, and a commanding 7-shot victory over runner-up Robert McIntyre of the Hampton Golf Club. McIntyre tallied scores of 72-74-74 for a total of four over par on the week. The third place finisher was Kevin Farmer who ended his event with a combined score of six-over par.

Dormie workshop par-3 challenge champion dan coulombe

In the Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge, West Hills’ Dan Coulombe would take the victory. Coulombe would finish his event with a combined score of one-under-par on each par 3 that Mactaquac had to offer. For this stellar play, Dan received a custom Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge Champion yardage book cover.

The Mactaquac Golf Course proved to be gracious hosts while providing players with a true test of championship golf. The 2022 NB Men’s Senior & Mid-Master Championship concludes Golf NB’s Major Championships for the season; next on the docket is the 2022 Family Classic & Adult Junior hosted by Country Meadows on August 8th.

For more information on the 2022 NB Men’s Senior & Mid-Master Championships, including results and tee times, please CLICK HERE.

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Reevey captures fifth provincial Mid-Master title at Mactaquac

2022 NB Mid-Master Champion, Ed Reevey.

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MACTAQUAC, NB: The sun was shining Wednesday as players took to the course for the final round of the 2022 NB Men’s Mid-Master Championship. After 36 holes, Riverside’s Edward Reevey remained in control at the top of the leaderboard after opening rounds of 68 & 73. With competitors edging closer, it would all come down to the final round to determine 2022’s champion.

Game #13 off hole #1 featured leaders, Len Currie of Belvedere (PEI), Riverside’s David Russell, and clubmate Ed Reevey who started the morning 3-shots ahead of his playing partners.

Reevey would continue his consistent play during his third and final round on his way to posting a 4-over, 76. His strategic play over three days would be enough to secure his fifth NB Men’s Mid-Master Championship, finishing at 1-over par. Slotting in a tie for second place would be Welsford’s Scott Weatherhead and Riverside’s David Russell, finishing at 2-over for the event.

In the Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge, Riverside’s Jason Doyle came out victorious. His performance of even par the Par-3s this week saw him edge out PEI’s Steven Gamester after a final round one-under score. For this stellar play, Jason received a custom Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge Champion yardage book cover.

Jason Doyle, Dormie par-3 challenge winner

For more information on the 2022 NB Men’s Senior & Mid-Master Championships, including results and tee times, please CLICK 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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Cameron, Legere, Batchelor, and Reevey hold leads heading into Wednesday’s final round of the NB Senior, Super Senior & Mid-Master Championship

Tom Cameron of the Gage Golf & Curling Club

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MACTAQUAC, NB: A pristine venue for a field full of New Brunswick’s top players aged 40 years older, Mactquac plays host to the 2022 NB Senior & Mid-Master Championships.

153 of the provinces’ most elite players converged at the 1966 William F. Mitchell design to test their skills on one of the provinces’ most challenging championship courses.

Tuesday saw the conclusion of round two as players were treated to higher temperatures with matching humidity levels at the provincial park. Leading the Senior field on Tuesday afternoon were the overnight leaders, Paul Batchelor of Ashburn, and Jacques Legere of the Florida State Golf Association, accompanied by six players tied for third. In the Mid-Master division, Riverside’s Ed Reevey was joined by clubmates David Russell and Jason Doyle in the top three on moving day.

In the Mid-Master division, Ed Reevey holds his 3 shot lead heading into Wednesday’s final round. Reevey took on the blowing winds and shot a round of 1-over par, 73. David Russell remains 3 shots behind Reevey as he was also able to gather a score of 1-over par, 73. Finally, taking over the 3rd spot is Len Currie of the Belvedere Golf Club. Currie fired a smooth even par score of 72 giving him a one shot edge over Jason Doyle of the Riverside Country Club who currently sits in the 4th spot.

Ed Reevey of the Riverside Country Club

The Senior division saw some big changes here on moving day. Tom Cameron of the Gage Golf & Curling Club fired an amazing bogey-free round of 5-under par, 67, putting him in a tie for first place with Jacques Legere of the Florida State Golf Association. Legere tallied up a score of 2-under par, 70 on moving day. Both players sit at a combined two-day score of 6-under par, 138, heading into Wednesday. Not far behind them is Paul Batchelor of the Ashburn Golf Club who gathered a second round score of 1-over par, 73. Batchelor sits in solo third with a two-day score of 4-under par, 140. Finally, it was 2021 NB Men’s Senior & 2021 Canadian Men’s Senior Champion, Darren Ritchie who made a move firing a score of 2-under par, 70, giving him the solo fourth spot at a combined score of 2-under par, 142.

jacques legere of the florida state golf association

On Tuesday’s second round, Paul Batchelor was able to hold on to his lead in the Super-Senior division. Batchelor sits at 4-under par giving him a 6 shot lead over Hampton Golf Club’s Robert McIntyre. McIntyre registered a second round score of 2-over par, 74, giving him the solo second place spot at a combined score of 2-over par, 146. Not far behind, we have Kevin Farmer of the Herring Cove Provincial Park who gathered himself a score of 3-over par, 75. Farmer sits in solo third with a combined score of 4-over par, 148.

Paul batchelor of the Ashburn golf club

Leading the Golf NB Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge in the Mid-Master division Steven Gamester. Gamesters’ accuracy gives him a combined score of 2-under par on the par-3s, with a one shot lead over William Walsh of the Riverside Country Club. 5 other players currently sit in a tie for third place with a score of 1-over par.

The Senior division lead is held by Tom Cameron of the Gage Golf & Curling Club along with Les Merriam, of the Mactaquac Golf Course. Both players hold a score of 2-under par. The player who performs the best on the Par-3’s during the course of the championship will receive a custom prize from Dormie Workshop.

The third and final round play of the 2022 NB Senior & Mid-Master Championship begins at 7:00 AM on Wednesday. The final pairings will see the leaders take to the course in their quest for the 2022 NB Mid-Master, Senior & Super-Senior Championship titles.

For more information on the 2022 NB Men’s Senior & Mid-Master Championships, including results and tee times, please CLICK 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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Reevey & Batchelor hold clubhouse leads in the 2022 NB Mid-Master & Senior Championships

Ed Reevey of The Riverside Country Club

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MACTAQUAC, NB: A sunny and warm morning just outside the province’s capital greeted players for the opening round of the 46th NB Men’s Senior & Mid-Master Championships. 154 players converged at the Mactaquac Provincial Park Golf Course for this year’s event as many looked to challenge for the Mid-Master, Senior & Super-Senior titles.

Monday’s opening round began at 7:00 AM with the Mid-Masters and part of the Seniors leading the fields off of #1 and #10. Game #1 featured Riverside’s Ed Reevey and Eric Babin of the Miramichi Golf & Country Club, followed shortly after by 2021 Men’s Mid-Master Champion, David Russell, and Avondale’s Steven Gamester. Off hole #10 at 7:10 AM was 2021 New Brunswick and Canadian Senior Men’s Champion, Darren Ritchie of the Hampton Golf Course, accompanied by the 2021 NB Super-Senior Champion, Paul Batchelor of Ashburn, and fellow Nova Scotian Jacques Legere.

Leading the field in the NB Mid-Master Championship is Ed Reevey of the Riverside Country Club who played an amazing bogey-free round of 4-under par, 68. Reevey currently sits 3 shots ahead of Riverside partners David Russell and Jason Doyle, both players would go on to shoot a 1-under par, 71. Not far behind them is Kevin McAllister of the Miramichi Golf & Country Club who shot an even-par, 72, we also had Scott Weatherhead and Len Currie who both fired a 1-over par, 73.

For the Senior division, we saw Paul Batchelor of the Ashburn Golf Club who came out and fired a smooth, bogey-free round of 5-under par, 67. In a close second place, we have Jacques Legere of the Nova Scotia Public Players Club who fired a tidy 4-under par, 68 with help from an albatross on the par-5 15th hole! Not far behind them are seven other players in a tie for third players who would all score a 1-under par, 71 for the day.

Paul Batchelor, 2022 NB senior & super-senior round 1 leader

Batchelor’s play sees him also take the top spot in the Super-Senior Championship, the Nova-Scotian is currently sits in a 5 shot lead over Robert McIntyre who fired an even-par, 72. In a tight and close tie for third place, we have Kevin Farmer of the Herring Cove Provincial Park, Sonny Phillips of the Fredericton Golf Club, and Wilfred Pilgrim of the Kingswood Golf Club. The three players would finish the day with a score of 1-over par 73.

The Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge highlights the best scores on all Par-3s during the course of the Championship. The NB Mid-Master division sits at a current 5-way tie with Steven Gamester of the Avondale Golf Course, Scott Weatherhead of the Welsford Golf Course, Jason McAllister of the Miramichi Golf & Country Club, Jason Doyle and Andrew King both from the Riverside Country Club, all five players would score a 1-under par for their performance on each par-3 hole that Mactaquac had to offer. Leading the pack in the Senior division, we have Rob Black of the Fredericton Golf Club who fired a score of 2-under par.

Round 2 begins on Tuesday, July 26th at 7:00 AM with the Senior field leading the way, followed by the Mid-Masters. To follow along with the action, use GGID: NBSRMID.

For more information on the 2022 NB Men’s Senior & Mid-Master Championships, including results and tee times, please CLICK HERE.

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Ritchie aiming to defend Provincial Senior title at Mactaquac

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Darren Ritchie has often made history on the golf course, but his voice reaches new levels of pride when he talks about his 19-year-old son.

Nicholas Ritchie earned a spot on Sterling College’s varsity roster as a freshman this year and the Quispamsis native helped the Kansas school win its first conference championship.

He’s following in his father’s impressive steps.

Darren Ritchie, one of only four players to ever win Canadian amateur and senior men’s championships, will defend his New Brunswick senior title July 25-27 at the Mactaquac Golf Course.

Ritchie, who plays out of the Hampton Golf Club, also captured the Canadian Senior title last year – 29 years after he became the first Maritimers to win the national amateur crown by beating Mike Weir in a match-play playoff.

2021 NB Senior Champion, Darren Ritchie, pictured with Golf NB President, Judy Astle.

Ritchie, who was inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame in 2016, is more comfortable talking about his son’s success than his own legacy

“To play himself on the team at this age is incredible,” said Ritchie, a crane operator with Irving Equipment.

“He’s worked hard on his game and it’s all business with him,” he added.

“I’ve done well in the game and he’s making his way, too. In some ways, we’ve taken similar paths, but in other ways, he’s created his own opportunities.”

As teenagers, both Ritchies were outstanding athletes and had to choose between playing high-level baseball or focusing on golf.

Darren Ritchie picked golf and he’s never looked back.

“I’ve been very fortunate to play in New Brunswick,” said the 57-year-old, who also played competitive hockey and soccer in his youth.

“I believe Golf New Brunswick is the best golf organization in the country,” he continued. “I’ve been lucky enough to play across the country and I’ve seen how well-organized and professional they are here.

Aerial view of mactaquac golf course

“Golf New Brunswick has always supported the players from this province. We are fortunate.”

Ritchie, who also finished third at the New Brunswick Senior Championship two years ago, is looking forward to this year’s tournament even though he hasn’t played much golf lately.

“I’ve been busy, but I enjoy the competition at these big tournaments,” he explained. “It’s a strong field and I thrive on going up against the best players.”

The tournament has attracted a capacity field of 156 players.

The top three New Brunswick finishers will represent the province at the Canadian Senior Men’s Championship, presented by BDO, Sept. 6-9 at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club in Alberta.

Ritchie topped the field last year while Tom Cameron of The Gage placed second and Mike Jeffrey of Fox Creek was third.

Jeffrey, a former pro hockey player who played with the Moncton Hawks and Nova Scotia Voyageurs of the AHL, also set a goal of winning the provincial title.

Mike jeffrey pictured at the 2021 NB senior & mid-master championship

“I am competitive in everything I do and I’m not going there to finish second,” said Jeffrey, the Director of Operations for Corey Craig Group of companies.

“In hockey, I played my best against the good teams. In golf, my game improves against the best players so it’s going to be a great challenge,” said the 60-year-old Moncton resident.

The tournament will also feature Super-Senior and Mid-Master divisions.

Ritchie will also use the tournament to prepare for the United States Senior Men’s Golf Championship on Aug. 27-Sept 1 at the Kittanasett Golf Club in Marion, Mass.

He gained an exemption to the tournament by capturing the Canadian Championship last year.

“I am not playing much, but the tournaments I play will have very good players so that’s how I will prepare,” Ritchie said. “It’s an honor to represent New Brunswick and Canada.”

For more information on the 2022 NB Men’s Senior & Mid-Master Championships, including results and tee times, please CLICK 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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Landry captures his fifth New Brunswick Amateur Crown at West Hills

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Fredericton, NB– Players began to arrive bright and early at West Hills Golf Course for the final round of the New Brunswick Men’s Amateur Championship, Sunday’s round would encapsulate all that the Par 72,  Huxham Golf Design Inc. has to offer. Demanding tee shots, pin locations requiring caution and precision, and nerves would all play a factor in the outcome of Sunday’s final round.

With the overnight leaders, Greg Steele and Mark Wedge both sitting at even par, there were several players eager to get down to business.

The leaders teed off at 2:57 PM. A powerhouse pairing, comprised of the Riverside duo of Mark Wedge and Greg Steele alongside 2002, 2016, 2019, and 2021 NB Men’s Amateur Champion, Michel Landry of the Fredericton Golf Club.

Closely following the final group on the leaderboard was Game #49 consisting of Moncton’s Colin Manning, the host club’s Peter Frenette, and 2010 and 2017 NB Men’s Amateur Champion, Darren Roach of The Riverside Country Club.

The final group made their way off the green of hole number 9, and we were headed to the back-nine with a 3-way tie with Greg Steele, of the Riverside Country Club who rallied an even par, 36, Michel Landry of the Fredericton Golf Club, who fired a 1-under par, 35, and joining them was Darren Roach of the Riverside Country Club who fired a tidy 3-under par, 33.

Players went to the course on Sunday with red numbers on their minds, leading those players was Fredericton’s Michel Landry who signed for a final round 2-under, 70. Coming close to the low round of the day at 3-under, 69 recorded by Riverside’s Sam Young.

Michel landry, five-time new Brunswick men’s amateur champion

Landry’s play would see him edge out the field and Riverside’s Greg Steele who spent the final round on Sunday in a shoot-out with Landry, finishing one shot back at even par.

Today’s win makes Landry a five-time NB Men’s Amateur Champion, adding to his already impressive victories in 2002, 2016, 2019, and 2021 seeing him become the first male golfer to record five amateur titles.

In the Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge, the West Hills’ Andrew Trainor came out victorious. His performance of even-par on the Par-3s at his home course this week edged out champion, Michel Landry. For this stellar play, Trainor received a custom Dormie Workshop Par-3 Challenge Champion yardage book cover.

For more information on the 2022 NB Men’s Amateur Championships, including results and tee times, please CLICK 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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Richard leads the field at the New Brunswick Amateur after day one

Round 1 leader, Justin Richard teeing off on the first hole.

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FREDERICTON, NB– 156 of New Brunswick’s most elite and competitive amateur male golfers take to the field in the 92nd playing of the New Brunswick Men’s Amateur Championship. For the first time in recent history, the field is at maximum capacity as players from across the province show their excitement and eagerness to test their skills at the inaugural provincial championship at the West Hills Golf Course.

Leading off the field were 2002, 2016, and 2019 NB Amateur Champion, Michel Landry of the Fredericton Golf Club, 2010 and 2017 NB Amateur Champion, Darren Roach of The Riverside Country Club, and Fox Creeks’ Philippe-André Bannon.

The trio highlight a series of powerhouse pairings as the field features 25 players with plus handicap indexes. Taking to the course immediately after was the three-some of Tyler Crouch, Felix Boucher, and Ben MacDonald all of whom have a more than impressive playing resume. Friday morning’s third pairing featured past champion Justin Richard, Patrick Cormier, and Brayden Sappier.

It was Royal Oaks’ Justin Richard who would get to work early and take advantage of the morning conditions. An opening round 70, 2-under would give the former Amateur Champion the clubhouse lead after round 1. Heating up on the back nine, Richard would record a 34, 2-under thanks to an eagle on #13 and a birdie on the par-5 15th.

After round one, only two players were able to break par. The Riverside’s Peter Wedge carded a smooth 1-under, 71 to find himself 2nd on the leaderboard. Sitting in a tie for 3rd is The Riverside’s Darren Roach, Fredericton Golf Club’s Michel Landry, and Eric Michaud of Royal Oaks. The trio all ended Friday’s round at even-par 72.

2002, 2019, 2021 NB Men’s amateur champion, michel landry

A mere image, The Mid-Amateur Leaderboard looks identical with the top three players holding their positions in both championships.

In the Dormie Par-3 Challenge, clubmates Felix Boucher and Maxime Gaudet of Fox Creek share first place after completing the par-3s on Friday’s opening round at 2 under-par.

Round 2 begins on Saturday at 7:00 AM, teeing off in the order of high to low scores from Round 1.

For more information on the 2022 NB Men’s Amateur Championships, including results and tee times, please CLICK HERE.

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Under-19 & Under-17 Crowns Awarded in Edmundston

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EDMUNDSTON, NB– After 54 holes, four championship titles would come down to the wire on Sunday. The Club de Golf Fraser Edmunston proved to be gracious hosts with a number of their dedicated members and staff volunteering their time to contribute to the success of this provincial championship. Players were greeted with hospitality and friendliness, along with an immaculately conditioned golf course that was set up to showcase championship golf in its truest form.

Under-19 Boy leaders took to the field at 9:20 AM, featuring a powerhouse group of Hampton’s Jacob Rockwood, Fox Creek’s Julien Babineau, and Gage’s, Noah Riggs. One shot divided Riggs from his competitors as they put a peg in the ground for Sunday’s final round.

Fox Creek’s Julien Babineau hit the ground running during Sunday’s final with an incredible 5-under par, 67 to close out the 54-hole event. His solid play moved him to a tournament total of even-par and a three-shot lead as he secured the 2022 NB Under-19 Boys title. Hampton’s Jacob Rockwood secured second place in the Under-19 Championship following his three-round total of 3-over, 222 (73,72,74). In place and capturing the final team spot was Gage’s Noah Riggs who finished at four-over-par for the event with (71,73,76).

Julien babineau, under-19 champion

In the Under-17 Boys Championship, Sunday’s round was the setting for an on-course shootout, as Riverside’s Tristan Frenette and Fox Creek’s Jacob LeBlanc entered the day separated by two strokes. Jacob LeBlanc would pull ahead during the final round after recording a stellar 5-under, 67 to end the event at 6-over, 222 total. Clubmate Miguel Babineau moved into second place after a final round of even-par, 72. Rounding out the top three in the Under-17 Championship was The Riverside’s Tristan Frenette, who finished at +16 for the championship (77,76,79).

Jacob Leblanc, under-17 champion

The final round of the Under-19 and Under-17 Girls Championship would be a close-fought battle between Riverside clubmates Callie Taylor and Addison McClune. Joining the two in the final trio was Fox Creek’s Neve Miller.

Taylor would continue her fine run of form with a final round 77. Complimenting her first two rounds of 74 and 76, Taylor’s play would be enough to edge out the field by 8 strokes and capture both the Under-19 and Under-17 titles. McClune with a tournament total of 19-over, 235 secured second place after three steady rounds of (79,78,78). Joining the top 3 would be 2022 Under-15 Champion, Neve Miller of Fox Creek who recorded a final round 85, bringing her tournament total to 29 over-par, 245.

Callie taylor, under-17 & under-19 champion

The 2022 Under-19 Championship marks the end of the qualification process for the New Brunswick Canada Summer Games Teams. After three qualifying events, the 2021 NB Under-19 Championship, the 2022 East Coast Junior, and the 2022 NB Under-19 Championship, Team NB has finally been named.

2022 Team NB Canada summer games

Joining Coach Bari Gourley and Manager Ryan Kingston in Niagra, Ontario in August will be Julien Babineau and Jacob Rockwood on the Junior Boys Team and Callie Taylor and Addison McClune on the Junior GirlsTeam.

2022 marks the return of Inter-Provincial Teams at National Golf Canada Events. The top three finishers and alternate in the Under-19 Girls and Under-19 Boys Tournaments have secured the opportunity to represent New Brunswick this summer.

The Junior Girls team consisting of Callie Taylor, Addison McClune, Neve Miller, and alternate Rachel Steeves will be joined by Coach, Bari Gourley at the 2022 Canadian Junior Girls Championship at The Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa, Ontario from July 26th-29th.

2022 Team NB Junior Girls

The Junior Boys team made up of Julien Babineau, Jacob Rockwood, Noah Riggs, and alternate Jacob LeBlanc will travel to Kamloops, British Columbia on August 8th-11th to compete at the Rivershore Golf Links with Coach, Louis Melanson.

2022 Team NB Junior Boys

For more information on the 2022 NB Under-19 Championships, including results and tee times, please CLICK HERE.

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The 2022 NB Under-19 Championship is set to take off at the club de golf Fraser Edmundston Golf Club

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Edmundston, NB– 45 players from across New Brunswick and Nova Scotia will converge in Edmundston for the 2022 NB Under-19 Championships. Taking place from July 8th-10th, the club de golf Fraser Edmundston Golf Club will once again welcome some of Atlantic Canada’s most exciting players as they were the host club for the 2019 NB Men’s Amateur Championship.

Returning to the field for this year’s event, and fresh off his victory at the East Coast Junior Championship last week in Covered Bridge, U-19 Boys Champion, Julien Babineau of the Fox Creek Golf Club will be looking to capture his first U-19 title.

Looking to defend her 2021 Under-19 Girls Championship title, is Addison McClune of the Riverside Country Club. McClune was able to defeat runner-up, Callie Taylor by one stroke in last year’s competition.

Callie Taylor, who also plays out of the Riverside Country Club, will be looking to make a run for the U-19 Girls title. Taylor is fresh off a nail-biting 3-hole playoff victory over Addison McClune at last week’s East Coast Junior Championship.

Another notable name is Neve Miller who will be looking to make a run as well. Miller was crowned at the NB Under-15 Girls Championship at the Gage Golf & Curling Club in June.

The depth of field in this year’s event indicates there will be a lot to play for when the juniors tee it up in Edmundston on Friday.

For more information on the 2022 NB Under-19 Championships, including results and tee times, please CLICK 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.