Weir lone Kootenay players in hunt at Women's Amateur; Baker, Crispin compete at Senior tourney in Victoria
Kate Weir, now golfing out of Swan-e-set Bay Resort but formerly from Trail, currently sits tied for 19th after one round of the B.C. Women’s Amateur Championships Tuesday at the Christina Lake Golf Club.
Weir, firing a round of 84, is 17 shots off the torrid pace set by A Ram Choi of Surrey.
Choi carded an opening round 67 to hold a two-stroke advantage over Kyla Inaba of Kelowna.
Christina Proteau of Port Alberni is third at 1-under-par.
The BC Women’s Championship is a 72-hole gross stroke play competition with a cut after 36 holes to top 40 and ties (based on a field of 60).
The tournament concludes Friday at Christina Lake.
Meanwhile, Kootenay golfers Cherie Baker of Creston and Roma Crispin of Balfour finished well down the pack at the B.C. Senior Women’s Tournament last month at Highland Pacific Golf Club in Victoria.
Baker finished tied for 29th spot with a final score of 269.
Crispin was two shots behind Baker in at 271 tied for 36th spot.
Jackie Little of Port Alberni won the tournament with a three round total 232.