Atlantic Golf Championship Heads to Newfoundland & Labrador
The 2015 Atlantic Golf Championship will be held from August 13th to 16th at the Terra Nova Resort and Golf Community on the east coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.
This is the second year of the new regional championship with the inaugural tournament held at the Bell Bay Golf Club in Baddeck , Nova Scotia last year. At Terra Nova players from across Atlantic Canada will play the challenging par 71 Twin Rivers course .For the past three years Twin Rivers has been ranked as one of the top 30 courses in Canada and one of the top 6 in Atlantic Canada by Score magazine.
The Atlantic Golf Championship was created by the Golf Associations of the four Atlantic Provinces. The goal was to create a first class competitive experience for the regions best men, women and senior golfers. 20 players from each province will compete over 54 holes for both team and individual honors.
Leading up to the tournament each provincial association will conduct qualifying to select the 20 players to represent them at Terra Nova. In 2015, Nova Scotia won the team portion of the Championship. This year team scoring will extend to all three rounds of the tournament.
Team and individual awards will be presented at the conclusion of play on Sunday. Individuals will compete in six divisions (Amateur Men, Women, Mid Master Men and Women and Senior Men and Women). Winners of these divisions will be awarded exemptions by Golf Canada into the 2016 national championships.
Golf Newfoundland and Labrador is the host for the 2015 Atlantic Golf Championship. For more information contact GNL at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 709.424.3102