What a day we had at River Spirit yesterday! A scorching and sunny 34 degrees, with the wind picking up on the back 9. We gave away $360 in snips and had 22 first time competitors out of the field of 35 who were raving about their experience after the round!
In the Champ flight, the guys had a tough go from the tips. Both finishing their rounds with tough doubles on 18 to close with 81's, first time AGT competitors Andrew Cook (Calgary) and Jamie Coulter (Calgary) were forced into a playoff. Cook emerged the winner on the first playoff hole with a great up and down for par.
The A and B Flight Winners Ivan Guertin (Calgary) and Cody Snethun (Buck Lake) both came in with great rounds of 80 from the 6,700 yard blue tees. Guertin won his flight by 3 strokes, and Snethun by 5.
Newcomer Dustin Peterson (Leslieville) wasn't sure the Tour was the spot for him before his round yesterday. But, after his 4 stroke victory and round of 83 in the C Flight, he decided he loved it and will be back for sure!
One thing we don't see very often on the Alberta Golf Tour is Junior golfers. We strongly encourage them to gain great experience on the Maple Leaf Junior Tour or McLennan Ross Tour. But, if they want to play, then we love that too! 15 year old Caleb Arkell shot a smooth 96 in the D Flight to capture his victory by 7 strokes!
Congratulations to all of the Flight Winners and everyone who grinded until the end. Our next stop is Monday, June 15 at Country Hills Golf Club in Calgary, AB, and then Saturday, June 27 at Ponoka Golf Club. Register today!
You can find full results for the AGT Calgary Open here.
The Alberta Golf Tour is Alberta's only premier flighted amateur competition open to all skill levels, ages, and genders.