Whitechurch-Stouffville, ON – Round two of the Ontario Senior Women’s Championship, presented by Durham Artificial Grass, from Spring Lakes Golf Club (North Course) teed off in a similar fashion to round one, under beautiful clear skies. Players were looking to make some moves heading into the final round scheduled for Thursday at 8am.
Leading after the 36 holes is three-time Ontario Senior Women’s Champion, Judith Kyrinis (The Thornhill Club) after shooting a stellar 2-under (69) including 4 birdies. 2020 Champion Terrill Samuel (Weston G&CC) sits seven shots back after a 4-over (76). Helene Chartrand (Summerlea Golf Club) sits in third 12 strokes behind after a solid 3-over (75) second round. Fourth and fifth place positions are respectfully held by Marion Reid (Islington GC) at +17, and 2008 and 2009 Champion Ivy Steinberg (Granite GC) at +19 (161).
Awards for the 2021 Ontario Senior Women’s Championship will be presented through both a Championship flight and an “A” flight. The Championship flight will see awards for the Overall Champion, as well as a champion aged 60 years and older. In the “A” flight, there will be both a gross and net champion. Due to a field size of 43 competitors, a cut will not be taking place following the second round.
Samuel sits first in the 60 years and older category while Julie Girard (The Thornhill Club) and Lolly Gillen (Bayview G&CC) sit atop the leaderboard for the Stroke Play Net – A Flight category. Girard sits alone in first in the Stroke Play Gross division.
The third and final gets underway Thursday, August 5th at 8:00 a.m.. For tee times and leaderboard information, check out our Golf Genius webpage here. For media coverage of the championship, please visit the Golf Ontario Facebook page and view photo albums.
About The Ontario Senior Women’s Championship
The inaugural Ontario Senior Women’s Championship was conducted in 1962 and since then has been contested annually featuring the province’s best female amateurs age 50 and over.
The event has had several notable past champions including World, Canadian and Ontario Golf Hall of Fame member Marlene Stewart Streit, who captured the title six times. Also, Canadian and Ontario Golf Hall of Famer Gayle Borthwick, who also picked up the trophy six times. Recent winners include Ivy Steinberg (2008 and 2009), Terrill Samuel (2011, 2020) as well as Golf Ontario Hall of Fame members Mary Ann Hayward (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2019) and 2017 USGA Senior Women’s Amateur Champion Judith Kyrinis (2016, 2017, 2018).
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Key Provincial Competitions Protocols/Restrictions (as of July 21st, **subject to change)
- At all times, and in all places, 2-metre physical distancing should be respected.
- Coaches and spectators are permitted at Golf Ontario Championships and Qualifiers with capacity limits. Spectators must check-in at registration, complete a wellness check and pick up accreditation before being allowed on the course.
For more information please contact:
Assistant, Marketing Communications, Golf Ontario;
Peter MacKellar, Manager,
Marketing and Communications, Golf Ontario;