Kat Kennedy goes low and wins the Alberta Ladies Amateur
It was a final round shootout at Willow Park G&CC on a hot afternoon in Calgary.
Kat Kennedy of Okotoks outlasted Sydney Colwill of Arizona as both players went low on Wednesday shooting rounds of 66 and 67 respectively.
— Alberta Golf (@Alberta_Golf) July 11, 2018
It’s Kennedy’s first provincial title after being on a number of interprovincial teams and claiming a win at the 2017 Canadian University/College Championship.
Kennedy also took home the Feef MacDonald trophy for the low gross round of the championship. Her final round 66 included 7 birdies and a single bogey. It is the new competitive course record at Willow Park.
Skyesong Alexis of Wetaskiwin won the Mid Amateur Championship by twelve strokes over Kali Gordon of Turner Valley G&CC. The Mid Amateur contest is for ladies over the age of 25.
Barbara Flaman of Windermere G&CC claimed the Mid Master Championship by three strokes over two veteran competitors, Andrea Kosa and Kim Carrington. The Mid Master contest is for ladies over the age of 40.
Jayla Kucy of Camrose won the award for overall low net. At age 12, Kucy was the youngest competitor in the field.
Kat Kennedy, Kenna Hughes and Skyesong Alexis are Team Alberta for the 2018 Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship, July 24-27th at Marine Drive GC in Vancouver, BC.