Cooke In­sur­ance Am­a­teur Golf Cham­pi­onship

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

What – The Is­land’s top golf event of the sea­son. It is man­aged by the Prince Ed­ward Is­land Golf As­so­ci­a­tion.

Where – Stan­hope Golf Course. It is a par-72 event for the men and 74 for the women.

When – The three-round cham­pi­onship be­gins to­day and runs through Sun­day.

What’s on the line – Pro­vin­cial ti­tles will be awarded in the am­a­teur and se­nior di­vi­sions for both men and women while there are also men’s di­vi­sions in mid am­a­teur and su­per se­nior. The as­so­ci­a­tion will use this week’s re­sults to de­ter­mine the 20 play­ers for the At­lantic Golf Cham­pi­onship at the Cov­ered Bridge Golf and Coun­try Club in Hart­land, N.B., in Au­gust. The am­a­teur also awards dou­ble the points in the player of the year series. Or­ga­niz­ers of the Is­land squad com­pet­ing in the At­lantic Cup men’s tour­na­ment also use this week as a tool to se­lect its 12 play­ers.

On­line – Live scor­ing will be avail­able through­out the week­end on the as­so­ci­a­tion’s web­site,

Quote – “The com­pe­ti­tion is al­ways great at the am­a­teur when you get the best of the best guys out and they’re all ready to play,” said Summerside’s Adam Gal­lant.

Draw – See B4 for to­day’s and Satur­day’s draws.

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