This past weekend the Ontario University Athletics Golf Championship was held at Hylands Golf Club in Ottawa, ON. This tournament hosted several young talents affiliated with ClubLink golf clubs. We’d like to recognize and congratulate these athletes.
OUA golf tournaments are run as team events. The overall winner in the women’s division was the University of Toronto (Varsity Blues), with an overall gross score of +42. Congratulations to Ashley Noh of Emerald Hills who finished tied for 9th place, which contributed win for U of T. Noh finished the tournament at +22, with a first-round score of 86 and a final-round score of 80. Western University came in as a close second, only seven strokes off, finishing the tournament at +49. Congratulations to Lexie McKay of King Valley, who placed 4th with a score of +13, shooting an 82 in round one and 75 in round two.
Finishing 6th place overall was the team from the University of Guelph, with a total score of +83. Jacquelin Giles of Georgetown Golf Club lead the team with an overall score of +12 shooting an 80 in round one and a 76 in round two.
McMaster University won the men’s division with a gross score of +21. Nicolas Dessureault of Heron Point also took home the individual championship in the Men’s Division. Dessureault shot 78 in round one but bounced back in round two to drop NINE BIRDIES for a stellar 63! Congratulations Nicolas!
Also on team McMaster was Patrick Maloney of RattleSnake Point, who helped contribute to the team's win. Maloney shot +13 for the tournament and went 81, 76. The University of Guelph placed third in the men’s division at +37, with Kobe Smith of Emerald Hills contributing a weekend round of +9, tying in the 19th spot. Smith, shot 80 round one and went low round two with a +1 round of 73.
Placing tenth in the men’s division was team Carleton University with +49. Dylan Rouse of Eagle Creek helped his squad at +10 for the tournament tying for 22nd place. Rouse shot an 80 in round one and 74 in round two.
The team from Brock University held eleventh place in the men’s division. RattleSnake Point’s Tate Smith helped out with two low rounds to place 13th in the individual standings by shooting 76 on both days. Smith scored +8 for the tournament.
To say these young athletes have talent would be an understatement. All of these competitors have so much potential to do great things in our sport. We are so honoured to have them affiliated with our Clubs. Congratulations to all of the players who participated, and good luck in your academic year. We hope to see you all around the Clubs getting your practice in!
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