Golf Wins Gold & Silver Medals at Provincials; Nationals Bound

Golf Wins Gold & Silver Medals at Provincials; Nationals Bound

Our Men's & Women's Golf Teams are nationals bound as they have won gold and silver medals respectively at the ACAC Golf Championships hosted at Coal Creek Golf Resort. The men finished at +51 which was good enough for a 12 stroke win over second place MacEwan. With the top four of five golfers' scores counting they shot rounds of 305, 304, and 306 to capture the gold medal. This is the first gold medal for the men in MHC Golf History. The women trailed 2nd place SAIT by 11 strokes coming into the final round and managed to make up those and two more to earn the silver medal with a score of +97. With the top two of three golfers' scorers counting rounds of 185, 169, and 175 was good enough to earn the silver. This will be the 5th year in a row that the women have gone to nationals in golf dating back to 2015. Nationals are held this year at Continental Golf Club in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, hosted by Cegep Andre-Laurendeau Oct 14-18. Below is a recap of each day for our teams.

Day 1

Day 1 of the ACAC Golf Conference Championships is complete with both teams producing respectable scores to start the event.
The men's team currently sits in 1st place at a score of +17, 3 strokes up on 2nd place Augustana and MacEwan University. The team is led by Chase Broderson who sits in a tie for 2nd place at +1 followed by teammates Caleb Kinch & Mathieu Chapdelaine tied at +5 each which has them tied for 6th overall. Derek Whitson sits in 9th place at +6 followed by Brady Resch in a tie for 10th at +7. Competing as individuals this weekend, Logan Crawford and Kent Lesko shot round of +11 and +23 placing them in ties for 15th and 23rd respectively after day 1.
For the women it was an up and down day as they currently sit in 3rd place at +10 but within striking distance of the first two positions. They are led by Nicole Shultz who sits in 5th place at +19 after day 1. Sierra Zukowski sits in 8th place with a score of +22 and Ciara Bonogofski rounds out the team in a tie for 12th with a +36 opening round.

Day 2

Day 2 is in the books at Coal Creek Golf Resort and the teams are setting themselves up well for a final push tomorrow.
The men's team sits currently tied for 1st place with MacEwan University at +33. The team is led by Chase Broderson currently sits in 2nd place at +2, 5 shots back of the lead. Local products Caleb Kinch and Mathieu Chapdelaine sit in 7th and a tie for 9th at +8 and +11 each. Team captain Derek Whitson is in 11th at +12 and teammate Brady Resch sits in a tie for 16th at +20 to round out the team. Competing as individuals this weekend, Kent Lesko sits in a tie for 14th at +19 and Logan Crawford sits has a score of +25 which is 28th place.
The women currently sit in 3rd place overall, 11 strokes back of 2nd place SAIT. The team is led by Sierra Zukowski who is in 4th place with a two day score of +30. Just behind her is Nicole Shultz in a tie for 5th at +36. Ciara Bonogofski rounds out the team at +60, in a tie for 11th.

Day 3

Our men's golf team has won gold and the women's golf team has won silver at the ACAC Golf Conference Championships! We also won gold in the mixed team event!. With this placement both teams are off to nationals in Quebec October 14-18!

The men finished in first place at +51 overall which was 12 shots better than second place MacEwan University. The team was led all weekend by Chase Broderson who finished 3rd overall at +8. Caleb Kinch finished at +13 in a tie for 5th. Brady Resch shot a final round 70 (-2) to finish in 9th place at +18 followed by team captain Derek Whitson who finished in 11th at +21. The team was rounded out by Mathieu Chapdelaine who finished in 13th at +24. Kent Lesko and Logan Crawford finished at +30, tied for 16th place, and +53, 33rd place respectively.
The women finished in 2nd place making up 13 shots from yesterday on SAIT finishing at +97. Sierra Zukowski was the top Rattler at +48 in 4th place followed by Nicole Shultz at in 5th place at +49. Ciara Bonogofski rounded out the team in 13th place at +97.
Congratulations to all of our golf teams!!