Erin Lundrigan capped off an outstanding golf season by capturing the 2009 Grande Meadows Junior Girls Golf Championships held Tuesday and Thursday August 25 and 27. Lundrigan shot a 40 on Day 1 and 39 on Day 2 for an 18 hole total of 79 to win by 6 strokes over runnerup Catherine Kenway who carded scores of 42 and 43 for an 18 hole total of 85. Lundrigan had earlier this summer won both the NL Junior Ladies and Ladies Championships to go along with making the NL Summer Games Golf Team which recently competed in the 2009 Canada Summer Games held in P.E.I.
Nicholas Dorey captured the 2009 Junior Boys Championship by defeating Jared Smith on the 3rd playoff hole. Dorey and Smith had finished the 2 day 18 hole tournament tied with scores of 102 with Dorey having scores of 55 and 47 while Smith carded scores of 53 and 49. Day 1 leader Chris Mitchell finished 3 strokes back at 105 with daily scores of 49 and 56.
Girls A: Catherine Kenway 42 43 85
Girls B: Kayla Harding 59 63 122
Girls C: Taylor Stone 62 76 138
Boys 10-13 Eric Evans 59 58 117
Boys 14-18 Jared Smith 53 49 102
Closest-to-the-pin Boys Eric Evans
Closest-to-the-pin Girls Deanna Moulton
Longest Drive Boys Nicholas Dorey & Eric Evans
Longest Drive Girls Heather Drake & Adriene Evans
Chipping Contest Girls 10-13 Kyra Simms
Girls 14-18 Heather Drake
Chipping Contest Boys 10-13 Ben Hanrahan
Boys 14-18 Evan Way
Grande Meadows Future Links Program
for 2009 finished up during the same week with a fun evening and a lunch and certificate presentation at the golf course.
Special thanks go out to Junior Golf Program sponsor Bren-Kir Industrial of Marystown and to the Men’s Invitational Golf Tournament which donated funds to help support the Junior and Future Links Golf Programs. Thanks go out to Shelley Moulton, Ray Newport and all volunteers who helped make the Junior Program a very successful one as well as Art Cluett for his help with the Future Links Program.