Golf (W) news
The McGill University golf team begins its season on the road this week at the Bic Classic hosted by the Université du Québec à Rimouski, Aug 29-30. This two-day, 36-hole event is the first of three events in the RSEQ university golf circuit.
The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds captured their fourth consecutive national women's title, while the Laval Rouge et Or earned their second men's banner in the last three years at the Canadian collegiate championship, conducted by Golf Canada, Friday, at Cordova Bay Golf Course in Victoria, B.C.
Brian Neill of Ottawa shot a six-over-par 77 to lead the McGill Redmen golf team but it was insufficient as Neill and his four teammates failed to make the cut after three rounds of play at the Canadian collegiate championship, conducted by Golf Canada, Thursday, at the Cordova Bay Golf Course in Victoria, B.C.
Ryan Boyd of Montreal West, shot a 4-over par 75 to lead the McGill Redmen after second round play at the Canadian collegiate championship, conducted by Golf Canada, at the Cordova Bay Golf Course in Victoria, B.C., Wednesday.
The McGill men's golf team had a difficult first round at the national collegiate championship, conducted by Golf Canada, at the Cordova Bay Golf Course in Victoria, B.C., Tuesday. McGill sits 19th of 20 teams, 37 shots off the lead. McGill's individual scorers were: Benoit Miquel (78), Ryan Boyd (80), Tom Calvet (80), Brian Neill (83) and Sean McKinney (87).
The McGill University men's golf team began their preparations in for the Canadian collegiate championships scheduled for the Cordova Bay Golf Club, May 29 to June 1.
The McGill golf team finished fifth overall at the Quebec conference championship tournamnet hosted by Laval University, Oct 3-4, at the prestigious Royal Quebec Golf Club in Quebec City.
The McGill golf team had mixed results at the UQAM-hosted tournament played at the Irish links course of the Ile de Montreal Golf Club, on Sept. 22-23. This was the third of four events in the Quebec university circuit played under the auspices of the Reseau du Sport Etudiant de Quebec and Golf Quebec.
The Laval Rouge et Or made a full sweep of the men's and women's titles in the McGill University Golf Classic held, Sept 11-12, at the Owl's Head Golf Club in Mansonville, Que.
McGill University will host its inaugural Intercollegiate Golf Classic at the Owl's Head Golf Club in Mansonville, Que., Sept. 11-12. The two-day 36-hole tourney will see 90 golfers from 12 Quebec universities vie for both individual and team titles.
The McGill golf team opened their 2011 fall schedule with the Bishops Invitational tournament at the Milby Golf Club in Sherbrooke, Aug. 31-Sept.1. The tourney featured 65 men and 21 women in the first of four tournaments on the Quebec university circuit.The Martlets placed third, while the Redmen finished fifth.
Le Club de golf Milby de Sherbrooke accueillera l'Omnium Bishop's pour démarrer la 40e saison du circuit de golf universitaire les 31 août et 1er septembre. L'Université Bishop's agira à titre d'institution hôte de cet évènement qui regroupera une centaine d'étudiants et d'étudiantes athlètes.
Hockey players Alexandre Picard-Hooper of Boucherville, Que., and Cathy Chartrand, a defenceman from Lac Nominingue, Que., were named male and female athletes of the year, respectively, at the 34th annual McGill intercollegiate sports awards gala held at the Love Competition Hall, inside the Currie Gym, Thursday.
Free admission is being offered to anyone who brings a non-perishable food item to any McGill basketball, hockey or volleyball home game this weekend. This kicks of a two-day food drive for the Sun Youth Community Centre, an annual initiative of the McGill Varsity Council, a group that represents all varsity athletes on campus.
The McGill Golf Teams closed out their 2010 fall schedule at the QSSF Championships, Oct. 4-6. The event, hosted by Universite de Montreal, was held at the prestigious Laval sur le Lac Golf Club in Laval.