2017 Tournaments


Date: 07/12/2017
Course: Olds
Location: Olds
Pro: Wade Bearchell
Phone: (403) 556-8008
Email: wade@airenet.com
Website: http://www.oldsgolf.com

PLAYOFFS???  You want to talk about PLAYOFFS?

Our apologies to Jim Mora.  Great YouTube video, kids. Google it.

The Tour wound up a busy three-events-in-three-days week this morning in Olds, coming on the heels of touraments Monday at McKenzie Meadows in Calgary and yesterday 15 miles south of Olds in Carstairs.  For the second day in a row, we had overtime, as three players posted matching scorecards of two-over par 74, forcing a sudden-victory playoff.  This was the first Tour playoff for all three kids, as Nick Rimmer of Edmonton's Derrick GWC, Cole Bergheim of Red Deer GCC and Camrose's Devin Kucy all headed back to the first tee to begin the playoff. They were  followed by many of the other tournament competitors and a host of nervous parents and grandparents watching every stroke.

Bergheim looked poised to perhaps take the title as he was left with a tap-in par on the par-4 first hole at the beautifully condidtioned Olds Central Highlands layout, but Kucy and Rimmer both went clutch, holing 10-foot par putts  to send all three players to the 2nd tee box. On the par-4 dogleg left #2, Rimmer and Kucy were in the right trees off the tee, and had to lay up short of the green, while Bergheim went long and left with his approach, leaving all three players facing lengthy par putts once they reached the green. After Rimmer and Bergheim missed, Kucy went centre cut with his 10-footer, punctuated with a Tour-calibre fist pump!

Kucy had qualifed for the Tour Championship yesterday in Carstairs, but Rimmer and Bergheim joined the field with their play today.  They will be joined by Wild Card qualifiers Mark Janes (78) of Red Deer GCC, Taylen Garlough of Leduc (79), along with  Devin's older brother Mason, Jace Shannon of Forestburg, and Braden O'Grady of the Edmonton Petroleum Club, all of whom posted matching 80s.

Sydney McInnis of the host club snagged the girls' Tour Championship spot up for grabs today with a fine score of 83.

The Tour swings back north next week with a crazy-busy FOUR-tournament week, starting Monday in Whitecourt, followed by Tuesday at Whitetail Crossing in Mundare, Wednesday at Montgomery Glen in Wetaskiwin and winding up a week tomorrow in Camrose.  Spots are open at all four sites and we will post more detailed information on the Tour website tomorrow about each tournament.  If you ARE planning on entering one or more of these excellent Junior Golf tournaments, please do a favor to the local tournament organizers and enter WELL in advance so they can help plan their events more effectively.

Q = Player qualified for the Tour Championship at Wolf Creek Golf Resort on August 28th.

WC = Wild Card qualifier for Tour Championship

PQ = Player had previously qualified for Tour  Championship.

* = won tournament on 2nd hole of a sudden-victory playoff.


The players listed in the Results section are the Top Six and ties in each age group who thereby earned Srixon Order of Merit ranking points. This is not the entire list of every competitor at the event.

Overall Top Ten:

  Name Home Club Score
1 Devin KUCY Camrose 74 *
P2 Nick RIMMER Derrick GWC 74
P2 Cole BERGHEIM Red Deer GCC 74
4 Tyler WATT Innisfail 76
5 Sam HAMELIN Pheasantback 77
T6 Jarrett BOSSERT Belvedere 78
T6 Mark JANES Red Deer GCC 78
8 Taylen GARLOUGH Leduc 79
T9 Mason KUCY Camrose 80
T9 Jace SHANNON Forestburg 80
T9 Braden O'GRADY Edmonton Petroleum Club 80
Junior Boys Born 1998, 1999 AND 2000
  Name Home Club Score
1 Sam HAMELIN Pheasantback 77 PQ
2 Jarrett BOSSERT Belvedere 78 PQ
3 Taylen GARLOUGH Leduc 79 Q
4 Carter SAWBY SIlver Springs 84
Junior Boys Born 2001 AND 2002
  Name Home Club Score
1 Devin KUCY Camrose 74 PQ
P2 Nick RIMMER Derrick GWC 74 Q
3 Tyler WATT Innisfail 76 PQ
4 Mark JANES Red Deer GCC 78 WC
5 Mason KUCY Camrose 80 WC
Junior Boys Born 2003 and Later
  Name Home Club Score
1 Cole BERGHEIM Red Deer GCC 74 Q
T2 Jace SHANNON Forestburgh 80 WC
T2 Braden O'GRADY Edmonton Petroleum Club 80 WC
4 Daylen OSTAPOWICH Dinosaur Trail 82
5  Alex GERRARD Innisfail 83
6 Anthony CHATWOOD Innisfail 92
Junior Girls
  Name Home Club Score
1 Sydney McINNIS Olds 83 Q

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