Jesse Galvon holds on to claim Alberta Mid Amateur Title

Alberta Golf (Calgary) – Wet conditions Thursday for the final round of the Alberta Men’s Mid Amateur Championship at Earl Grey Golf Club.

Jesse Galvon of the Glencoe Golf and CC had a 4 shot lead to start the day and extended it to 6 shots by the turn but once the weather started turning Galvon gave 4 shots back in a 5 hole stretch. Great play by Bearspaw’s Emmett Oh on the back nine created some big time drama. Oh birdied the 16th hole to get within 1 but had birdie putts on 17 and 18 just slide by.

Galvon stepped up and drained a birdie putt on 18 for a 2 shot victory.

The 31 year old win’s his first ever Alberta Mid Amateur title.


Full 1 ON 1 interview with the champion Jesse Galvon.


Jim Russell of Bearspaw wins the Mid Master title for players aged 40 and over.

Russell will join Galvon and Emmett Oh on Team Alberta at this Summer’s Canadian Men’s Mid Amateur Championship at Summit Golf and Country Club north of Toronto.

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