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Saturday, September 10, 2011

Hogeboom Wins Mid Amateur

Thornhill | by Bayshore News Staff  

Kingston golfer wins Women's Mid Amateur, Wasaga golfer finishes sixth.


 
Patricia Hogeboom Dominates at Investors Group Ontario Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship
 
Thornhill, ON (GOLF ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO) – Kingston resident Patricia Hogeboom captured the Investors Group Ontario Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship title on Friday, cruising to a nine stroke victory over the field at Thornhill Golf and Country Club.
 
After earning runner-up honours in 2010, the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club member dominated the field in 2011, delivering a trio of identical one-over par 73’s to earn the trophy in her second attempt at the Mid-Amateur (age 25 and over) title.
 
The 27-year-old looked comfortable on the demanding Stanley Thompson-designed track, laying down 12 birdies throughout the week to pull ahead of the rest of the field.
 
“I had heard that Thornhill was an extremely tight golf course in great condition, and a very true, very demanding test of golf. I knew I was going to have to keep it in the fairway,” said Hogeboom.
 
“I drove the ball well off the tee and usually that’s the weakest part of my game. This week I kept it in play, which let me have clear shots in to the greens.”
 
The Augusta State University graduate closed out the competition in style, dropping a birdie putt on the 18th hole to the cheers of a loud gallery of spectators to card her third 73 of the tournament..
 
“Each day was very different in how I got to 73,” she said. “The first day I felt I left a lot out there. The second day and today I really scrambled, but I grinded it out and never gave up and didn’t make any big mistakes or big numbers.”
 
“I didn’t have that many expectations, I really just wanted to come out here and enjoy the golf course and play as well as I possibly could.”
 
Hogeboom’s next test will be the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur championship, where she will take to the course at Bayville Golf Club in Virginia Beach next week.
 
Earning runner-up honours in the competition was local favourite Judith Kyrinis of Thornhill who finished with a total score of 228 (75-76-77, +12) on her home course. Kyrinis, who will also be in the field at the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur, delivered three solid rounds to pick up the silver medal.
 
Finishing in third place was Uxbridge resident Gail Pimm. The Mill Run Golf Course member finished at +16 with a total score of 232 (76-78-78) to earn the bronze medal for the second consecutive year. Ottawa resident Susan Pearl, a GAO Public Player, finished in fourth place with a cumulative 239 (81-81-77, +23), while Toronto’s Jane Kirkpatrick finished fifth at +24 with a total score of 240 (82-81-77).
 
The Investors Group Ontario Women’s Mid-Amateur championship is contested annually and is open to female golfers age 25 and over.  First contested in 1989, the championship trophy is named after Canadian and Ontario Golf Hall of Fame member Mary Ann Hayward, who has captured the title fourteen times.
 
The Golf Association of Ontario would like to thank the members, staff and volunteers from Thornhill Golf and Country Club for their hospitality and use of the course for the week, and Investors Group for their continued support of amateur golf in Ontario.
 
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Get to Know the GAO - About the Golf Association of Ontario

The Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) is Ontario’s Provincial Sport Organization and was formed in 2001 following the amalgamation of the Ontario Ladies’ Golf Association and the Ontario Golf Association. With over 115,000 individual members and 420 member clubs, the GAO 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 getting the game of golf into our school systems, to keeping the Ontario golf community aware of all relevant issues and hosting the best amateur tournaments in Canada, the Golf Association of Ontario is a passionate group dedicated to making golf better for everyone in Ontario. We share a love and passion for golf, while preserving its past, fostering its future, and championing golf’s best interests for everyone who enjoys the sport.

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Results for contest Low Gross:
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 1   Patricia Hogeboom   Kingston, ON        Cataraqui Golf & Country   73-73-73--219 +3     
 2   Judith Kyrinis      Thornhill, ON       Thornhill G&CC             75-76-77--228 +12    
 3   Gail Pimm           Uxbridge, ON        Mill Run GC                76-78-78--232 +16    
 4   Susan Pearl         Ottawa, ON          Public Player(GAO Member)  81-81-77--239 +23    
 5   Jane Kirkpatrick    Woodbridge, ON      Ladies GC of Toronto       82-81-77--240 +24    
 6   Kristy McLaughlin   Wasaga Beach, ON    Batteaux Creek GC          81-78-82--241 +25    
 7   Marion  Reid        Etbicoke            Islington GC               83-79-81--243 +27    
 8   Sue Postian         London, ON          Sunningdale GC             83-81-80--244 +28    
 T9  Sarah Thomson       Thornhill, ON       Thornhill G&CC             84-89-72--245 +29    
 T9  Nadia Ayoub         Kingston, ON        Public Player(GAO Member)  80-82-83--245 +29    
 T11 Wynnie Lam          North York, ON      Station Creek GC           83-84-79--246 +30    
 T11 Kathy Pilkey        Claremont, ON       Sleepy Hollow Golf & Coun  85-77-84--246 +30    
 T11 Lynn Morrison       Oshawa, ON          Kedron Dells Golf Course   82-79-85--246 +30    
 T14 Angela Colm         Ajax, ON            Whitevale GC               85-87-75--247 +31    
 T14 Margaret Matthews   Drumbo, ON          Stratford CC               81-81-85--247 +31    
 16  Debbie McDonald     Claremont, ON       Sleepy Hollow Golf & Coun  84-84-82--250 +34    
 17  Julie Green         Georgetown, ON      The Club at North Halton   85-85-81--251 +35    
 T18 Susan Hartwell      Oakville, ON        Trafalgar Golf & Country   84-86-82--252 +36    
 T18 Michele Charles     Kitchener, ON       Whistle Bear Golf Club     83-84-85--252 +36    
 T18 Margot Gillespie    Coatsworth          Kingsville Golf & Country  85-82-85--252 +36    
 21  Jeanne Beaith       Port Hope, ON       Dalewood G&CC              82-87-84--253 +37    
 22  Sarah-Anne Smurlick Toronto, ON         Ladies GC of Toronto       87-87-82--256 +40    
 23  Kimberley Legge     Paisley, ON         Stone Tree Golf & Fitness  86-87-85--258 +42    
 24  Suzanie Chua        Ottawa, ON          Public Player(GAO Member)  87-89-83--259 +43    
 T25 Niki Whelan         Barrie, ON          Wyndance Golf Club         91-87-83--261 +45    
 T25 Cindy Jonescu       Kitchener, ON       Deer Ridge Golf Club       83-89-89--261 +45    
 27  Diane Higgins       Kitchener, ON       Deer Ridge Golf Club       87-84-91--262 +46    
 28  Denise Schaefer     Cambridge, ON       Grey Silo Golf Course      88-90-86--264 +48    
 T29 Rebecca Brydges     Whitby, ON          Oshawa Golf  & Curling     86-93-88--267 +51    
 T29 Linda Burroughsford Fort Erie, ON       Cherry Hill Club           85-87-95--267 +51    
 T31 Janelle Fairgrieve  Etobicoke, ON       Islington GC               90-92-86--268 +52    
 T31 Mary Miller         Mississauga, ON     Rattlesnake Point GC       88-90-90--268 +52    
 33  Mina Wilson         Newmarket, ON       St. Andrew's East Golf Cl  89-93-88--270 +54    
 T34 Judy Stewart        Barrie, ON          Barrie CC                  93-91-87--271 +55    
 T34 Helen Williams      Toronto, ON         Station Creek GC           91-90-90--271 +55    
 T34 Brenda Kersey       Burford, ON         Burford Golf Links         88-91-92--271 +55    
 T34 Jennifer Kuntz      Burlington, Ontario Public Player(GAO Member)  87-91-93--271 +55    
 38  Michelle Viktil     Innisfil, ON        Public Player(GAO Member)  95-89-89--273 +57    
 T39 Susan Bell          Toronto, ON         Summit Golf & Country Clu  91-94-89--274 +58    
 T39 Hariet Corlett      Oakville            Mississaugua               90-90-94--274 +58    
 41  Linda Samuel        Etobicoke, ON       Weston G&CC                89-88-100--277 +61   
 T42 Clara Cho           Toronto, ON         Thornhill G&CC             94-95-89--278 +62    
 T42 Donna Houlihan      Etobicoke, ON       Weston G&CC                92-97-89--278 +62    
 T44 Joan McAndrew       Durham, ON          Blackhorse Golf & Country  95-95-90--280 +64    
 T44 Sandra Fleming      Mississauga, ON     Public Player(GAO Member)  94-90-96--280 +64    
 46  Judith Cutmore      Mississauga, ON     Islington GC               88-98-95--281 +65    
 47  Margaret Lockhart   St. George, ON      Oaks of St. George Golf C  94-93-95--282 +66    
 T48 Meredith Stanford   Toronto, ON         Coppinwood                 99-93-95--287 +71    
 T48 Patricia Dufton     RR3, Uxbridge, ON   Sleepy Hollow Golf & Coun  96-102-89--287 +71   
 T48 Deena Hugh-Yeun     Richmond Hill, ON   Station Creek GC           96-92-99--287 +71    
 51  Anne McClure        Oakville, ON        Oakville Golf Club         100-98-102--300 +84  
 52  Glenna Sibbick      Burford, ON         Burford Golf Links         107-101-96--304 +88  
 53  Phyllis Bennett     Stoney Creek, ON    Rockway Glen Golf Club     110-97-100--307 +91  
 54  Lynne-Marie Fabris  Bolton, ON          Devil's Pulpit Golf Assoc  96-111-103--310 +94  
 55  Jacqueline Kirkland Cedar Valley, ON    Sleepy Hollow Golf & Coun  112-103-105--320 +104

DID NOT FINISH

 WD  Debbie Court        Toronto, ON         Toronto Golf Club          94-80-0--174 +30     
 WD  Carolyn Agnew       Mississauga, ON     Toronto Golf Club                               
 WD  Eris Laws           Acton  Ontario, ON  Greystone Golf Club                             
 WD  Morag Mitchell      Ingersoll, ON       Craigowan (Oxford) G&CC                         

 

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