Midland, ON – Marion Reid (The Links at Dover Coast) didn’t waste any time on the course today, quickly taking a four-stroke lead after round one. Reid finished the day 3-over (75) after shooting 39 on the front nine and a 36 on the back at Midland Golf and Country Club.
A couple of strokes behind our leader sit Kathie Houghton (Georgian Bay Club) and Debbie Court (The Toronto Golf Club). Houghton is currently in second place after finishing the round 7-over (79), while Court shot an 8-over (80) to find herself in third.
In the A-flight division, local golfers proved that they knew the course well. Shelly Gianetto (Midland Golf & Country Club) leads the A-flight division with a 3-stroke lead, with Susan Rooney (Midland Golf & Country Club), shortly behind, tied in second place.
Ladies will tee off beginning at 7:30 am again tomorrow morning. For media coverage of the 2022 Ontario Senior Women’s Championship, please visit the Golf Ontario Facebook Page to view our photo albums. To follow along with the leaderboard, visit our Golf Genius Page.
About The Ontario Senior Women’s Championship
The inaugural Ontario Senior Women’s Championship was conducted in 1962 and 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, the Canadian and Ontario Golf Hall of Famer Gayle Borthwick 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, 2021).
About Golf Ontario
Golf Ontario is Ontario’s Provincial Sport Organization focused on enhancing participation, elevating performance, and supporting the passion of golfers in Ontario. With over 100,000 individual members and 500 member clubs, Golf Ontario is one of the largest golf associations in the world. From rating courses and keeping the integral rules of the game intact to growing the game at the grassroots level and hosting the best amateur tournaments in Canada, Golf Ontario is a passionate group dedicated to Shaping Lives Through Golf.
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