Vivian Ringham, Raquel Gomes, Lori Ann Seppala and Samantha Tough. (Photo supplied)

Kitimat lady golfers take part in an international event

29 golfers played the front nine holes on June 4

Kitimat’s golfing ladies donned red and got out onto Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club’s sun-drenched fairway to participate in the international 4th annual Women’s Golf Day.

Women’s Golf Day (WGD) is a global golf initiative launched in 2016 to introduce women of all ages to the game and encourage existing female golfers to “tee it up” in a fun and highly inclusive environment.

The one day, four-hour event, has now taken place in 900 locations in 52 countries since its inception and has introduced thousands of new golfers to the sport while transcending language, culture, religion, and race to celebrate golf, women, and community.

The event saw 29 Kitimat lady golfers play the front nine holes on June 4.

Winners by flight were;

A flight:

1st low gross – Lori Ann Seppala – 46

1st low net – Chalaine Hannah – 37

B Flight

1st low gross – Fatima Reynolds – 57

1st low net – Samantha Tough – 38.

Long drive winners were Raquel Gomes and Christina McKenzie.

Closest to the pin were Donna McMenamon and Christine McKenzie and the winner of the $74 deuce pot was Lori Ann Seppala. Winner of the putting contest was Dorit Lindner.

Winners by draw were Vivian Ringham, Chris Giraldi, Anita Vahanikkila, Dorit Lidner, Trish Martin, Karen Highton and Raquel Gomes.

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