Zone 5 defeated Zone 6 in this year's Slegg Lumber Ryder Cup at Glacier Greens Golf Club.

Zone 5 defeated Zone 6 in this year's Slegg Lumber Ryder Cup at Glacier Greens Golf Club.

Zone 5 defeats Zone 6 in Slegg Lumber Ryder Cup

Annual tournament at Glacier Greens showcases top Vancouver Island junior golfers

Twenty-four of the top Vancouver Island juniors from Zone 5 and 6 competed in this year’s Slegg Lumber Junior Ryder Cup under perfect conditions Sept. 27-28  at Glacier Greens Golf Club.

On Saturday the juniors played best ball format. The matches were tight and resulted in a split of three points each. Sunday morning’s format was the tough alternate shot. This format saw Zone 5 take a commanding lead, winning 5-1.

Sunday afternoon’s format saw all players playing individual matches. Zone 5 got off to a hot start and didn’t let up. Zone 5 won six of the matches against Zone 6’s nil. The day was conceded by Zone 6 when the gap became 11-1 with six matches left in the field.

Gary Woods of Slegg Lumber presented the trophy to Rick Gudz, team captain and Zone 5 junior chairman.

Thank you to Slegg Lumber and Gary Woods and Glacier Greens head professional Bill Kelly and to Glacier Greens Golf Course for hosting and supporting this much-anticipated annual event.

 

– Slegg Lumber Junior Ryder Cup

 

 

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