PREVIEW: 2020 Alberta Ladies Amateur Championship
Alberta Golf (Chestermere) – The 2020 Alberta Ladies Amateur Championship will see one of the strongest fields in the history of the championship compete for 3 days at Lakeside Golf Club in Chestermere just east of Calgary starting Monday June 29th. There are 18 players in the field with a handicap index better than zero including National Amateur Squad members Sarah-Eve Rheaume and Noemie Pare from Quebec along with National Junior Squad member Angela Arora from BC that will compete against players from Ontario, Saskatchewan and a very strong field of Albertans.
Dates: June 29 – July 1
Course: Lakeside Golf Club
Yards/Par: 5,901 yards/71
2019 Champion: Becky Martin
2019 Mid Amateur Champion: Becky Martin
2019 Mid Master Champion: Barbara Flaman
Format: 54 holes of stroke play
The 2019 Alberta Ladies Amateur Championship saw Becky Martin of Medicine Hat blow away the competition with a 7 stroke victory over Kylie Barros at the Ranch Golf Club In Edmonton to take the championship as well as the Mid Am title as well.
The Alberta Ladies Amateur Championship was first contested in 1929. The Mid Amateur and Mid Master divisions were added to the event in 2003 and 2010, respectively.
2018- Kat Kennedy
2019- Becky Martin
- Becky Martin – 2019 Alberta Ladies Amateur Champion
- Annabelle Ackroyd – 2018 & 2019 Alberta Junior Girls Champion
- Sarah-Eve Rheaume – National Amateur Squad member
- Noemie Pare – National Amateur Squad member
- Angela Arora – National Junior Squad member
- Kehler Koss – 2017 Junior Girls Champion, 2019 Calgary City Ladies Champion
- Taylor Stone – 2018 Future Links, driven by Acura Western Champion
- Kaitlyn Wingnean – 2017 Alberta Bantam Girls Champion
- Andrea Kosa – Quarterfinals at 2019 U.S. Women’s Mid Amateur Championship
- Kim Carrington – 2015, 2017, 2019 Alberta Senior Ladies Champion
- Jayla Kucy – 2019 Mclennan Ross Alberta Junior Tour Champion
- Euna Han – 17-year-0ld from BC, 2nd lowest Handicap Index in the field
- There are three contests up for grabs this week. The Amateur Championship which is open to all competitors, the Mid Amateur Championship for those aged 25 and over, and the Mid Master Championship for those aged 40 and over.
- Players this week will compete using these Covid-19 protocols.
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