GRIZZLIES OPEN GOLF CANADA UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

GRIZZLIES OPEN GOLF CANADA UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Georgian Grizzlies men's and women's teams opened up Golf Canada's 2017 Canadian University/College Championships on Monday at the prestigious Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club in Barrie.

Georgian is co-hosting the event with Tangle Creek which features four rounds of play May 29 - Jun. 1.  A total of 156 student-athletes are taking part at the event from both colleges and universities from across Canada.

This past season's Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) National women's champion Addison Wallwin finished tied for seventh after the first round. The Barrie native was the top placing Grizzlies golfer shooting a 10-over round of 82.

Kat Kennedy of the UBC Thunderbirds sits in first place on the women's side after shooting an even round of 72.

Emilie Tyndall (Kirkland, QC) was the Grizzlies next highest finisher as she is tied for 16th. Sady Beelik (Pefferlaw) is tied for 30th and Chloe Wells (Mississauga) sits in 43rd place.

Overall the women's team is sitting in sixth place through one round.

Brady Zordan (Midhurst) is currently the highest placing Grizzlies men's golfer as he sits in a tie for 24th after shooting a 4-over round of 75.

Jeff Ash (Barrie) is tied for 74th, Mitchell Ahrens (Peterborough) is tied for 98th and Jon Collins (Fergus) is tied for 101st.

Play was halted before the end of the round on the men's side due to weather. Matt Lemay (Waterloo) was the only golfer not to finish his round Monday as he is on the 18th hole.

The first round will resume Tuesday morning with round two to follow.

Second round pairings and full results can be found on the Golf Canada website.