Cristal Romero Fitzpatrick leads the Women’s Am after the first round
Cristal Romero leads after the first round of the 2017 Women’s Amateur Championship
McCarville and Arsenault are tied for the lead in the 2017 Women’s Senior Championship
Cristal Romero teeing off number 9 at River Hills
Grandview’s Cristal Romero fired a six over par 78 during the first round of the 2017 Women’s Amateur Championship. Romero who won the 2014 and 2016 Atlantic Golf Championships carded a 38-40 to finish the first round 4 strokes ahead of the 2015 and 2016 NSGA Junior Champion, Allison Chandler of the Osprey Ridge Golf Club. Chandler finished the first round a with ten over par 82. Sitting in third place is Emily Frail from Ashburn, who record a score of 85 during her first round at the River Hills Golf Club in Shelburne, NS.
Joanie McCarville (Ashburn) and Debbie Arsenault (Grandview) are tied for the lead after the first round of the 2017 NSGA Women’s Senior Championship. McCarville and Arsenault fired a 11 over 83 to finished two strokes ahead of Oakfield’s Susan Tumblin (85).
There is three way tie for fourth place between Connie Reynolds (Oakfield), Paulette Driscoll (Ashburn) and Sandra Mumford (Oakfield) who all recorded 87 during their first rounds.
Play will resume tomorrow at the River Hills Golf Club in Shelburne.
The top three golfers from both the Amateur and Senior will be selected to represent Nova Scotia at their respective National Championships.
The 2017 Canadian Women’s Amateur Nationals will be held at the Cutten Fields Golf Club in Guelph, ON from July 25th-28th.
The Canadian Women’s Mid-Am and Senior Nationals will be hosted at the Humber Valley Resort in Little Rapids, NL, from August 22nd- 24th.
For a complete list of results from the 2017 Women’s Amateur please CLICK HERE
For a complete list of results from the 2017 Women’s Senior please CLICK HERE
For more information on the River Hills Golf Club please CLICK HERE
Special thanks to Dr. Ryan Thomas Dentistry for supporting the Women’s Amateur and Senior Championship.