Published on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016
The Georgian Grizzlies women’s golf team took centre stage on the final day of the 2016 PING CCAA Golf National Championships in Prince Edward Island on Friday.
The team of Addison Wallwin, Emilie Tyndall and Sady Beelik won gold shooting a combined scored total of 456 to finish 14 strokes ahead of the second place Humber College team. It’s the second straight year the Grizzlies women’s team has medaled at the event after winning bronze last year.
This is also Georgian’s third all-time gold medal in the team competition at the event having won the title previously in 2000 and 2002. The Grizzlies women have now won an impressive total of eight medals (three gold, two silver, three bronze) in the team event at the National Championships since competition began at the turn of the century.
Addison Wallwin, who was named a CCAA All-Canadian prior to the start of the event, continued her consistent play throughout the tournament. The Barrie native won gold in the individual competition finishing the three rounds with a three stroke advantage over her next closest competitor. Continue reading