Filipina closes with two-over-par 72 at CN Canadian Women’s Open

Filipina Jennifer Rosales finished with a two-over-par 72 in the final round to finish tied at 62nd with Korean Sun Young Yoo and Canadian Samantha Richdale at the close of the CN Canadian Women’s Open, Sunday, won by defending champion and amateur Lydia Ko of New Zealand.

Rosales, the 2004 Chick-fil-A Charity Championship and 2005 SBS Open champion, had rounds of 73-68-75-72 for a 288 total, an eight over par performance, good for a $4,854 check.

The U.S.-based Filipina struggled with a bogey at hole no.1, then recovered with a birdie at no.2  but the next birdie she made was at hole no.14 after another bogey at the 13th.

It was not a bright moment for Rosales after an inspiring performance in the second round with a two-under-par 68 when she could not find her winning groove in the next two rounds at the Royal Mayfair Golf Club in Edmonton, Alberta Province.

The 16-year-old Ko, who for the second straight year could not claim the top prize of $300,000 because of her amateur status, won by five strokes over her closest pursuer Karine Icher of France.(pinoy edmonton news with reports from LPGA)

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About the CN Canadian Women’s Open
source: cncanadianwomensopen.com

CN and Golf Canada are proud to present the CN Canadian Women’s Open at Royal Mayfair Golf Club in Edmonton, AB, August 19-25, 2013.

The mandate of the CN Canadian Women’s Open is to raise support for the care of sick children in the communities in which we are hosted. In the past six years, the CN Canadian Women’s Open, through the CN Miracle Match program and proceeds from the championship, has raised over $8.25 million for local children’s hospitals. With your support, we can make a significant difference in the lives of many children.

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About the Royal Mayfair Golf Club

Source: mayfair.ca

The Mayfair Golf & Country Club Limited was founded by 4 gentlemen who wanted to start a golf club on the south side of the North Saskatchewan River back in 1920. Layout of the course spans 147 acres of land in the river valley and is bound by the North Saskatchewan River, Groat Road and Hawrelak Park.The first AGM was held February 25, 1921 at which time 28 members attended and voted on the memorandum of incorporation.

“To promote, establish or form or assist in the promotion, establishment or formation from among
its members of a Club, to be known as “The Mayfair Golf & Country Club”, which Club or whose
officers and members shall be the governing body of the Company, to which the Articles of Association
of the Company shall apply, and whose officers and By-laws shall be the officers and the By-laws
of the Company, and whose resolutions and acts shall be the resolutions and acts of the Company”.

During the next couple years the course and a clubhouse were built and on May 27, 1922 the first ball was driven off by Mayor D.W. Duggan. In 1927 the board contracted Stanley Thompson, to remodel the course into its present championship form; the job lasted from 1928 to 1932.Records for the next two decades are relatively sparse but there is little doubt that one of the major reasons for the Club’s survival during the Depression and World War II years was the strength of the support provided by the University and its faculty members, many of whom became avid golfers. Mayfair was guided through much of this period by the highly respected Tommy Morrison who acted as combination superintendent/ club pro/ manager for many years.In 1953 the Mayfair Golf & Country Club Crest was designed by Walter Kerr and used the colours of blue and gold. This embodied a stylized heraldic shield, the Cross of St. Andrew’s, two lions depicting the honourable spirit of competition, and the Canadian Maple Leaf.In 1964 a new 25 year lease was signed and the shareholders approved the installation of a new water irrigation system in 1965, new trees and remodel of the original clubhouse.On August 5, 1978 the Queen & Prince Philip honoured us by attending a function at the club.In 1983 a new 43 year lease was signed with the city of Edmonton. A Long Range Enhancement Planning committee was struck to plan major clubhouse renovations and capital improvements for the course.
In June of 1986 shareholders passed a resolution to change the Articles of Association so that the club would qualify as “Not for Profit” under the Income Tax Act. At the same time, a resolution was passed to eliminate all differences between share classes and prohibit the payments of dividends. Consequently, Mayfair now has authorized capital of $475,000 comprising of 475 common shares.In 1989, another renovation was approved and Les Furber of Golf Design Services was hired to complete the transformation. These renovations were complete on July 26, 1991.In 1997, Mayfair Golf & Country Club celebrated its 75th anniversary in style and held a huge gala to mark the event.In 2005 we applied for and received (in October 2005) Royal status from Queen Elizabeth which resulted in a name change. The club was officially renamed Royal Mayfair Golf Club and we re-designed the Club Crest in 2007 to reflect the new name.In 2007 a new LREP plan was implemented under the leadership of Ted Locke, golf course architect. Ted’s directives are to improve course playability, replacement of infrastructure and design modifications; changes to take place over 10 year period starting in September of 2010.

Staffing the Club

Management of the Club has been administered by Tommy Morrison (1935), Jim Lefevre (1961), Leo Blindenbach (1975), Garry Douglas (1979), Lloyd McClelland (1985), Bill Grundy (1987), Joe Coleman (1989), George Pinches (1994), Brent Collingwood (1995), Peter Goering (1998), Neil Rooney (1999), Andrew Gilchrist (2002), Scott Henderson (2008) and Wade Hudyma (2010). Our first club professionals were Arthur Cruttenden (1924) and Willie Spittal (1925). In 1926 Tommy Morrison became our club pro and remained in that position until 1953 when Peter Olynyk took over the position. Peter was followed by Ron Rayner (1964), Derek Gibson (1971), Eric Thorsteinson (2002), and Robb James in 2009.Our course superintendents were T.K. (Pat McClenahan (1920’s), Arthur Hickman (1930’s), Len Fowler (1940’s), Cluff Cuthbertson (1950’s and early 60’s), Sid Puddicombe (1968), Debbie Amirault (1988) and Wade Peckham in 2010.

Events at the Club

Canadian Open (1958), Canadian Amateur (1968), Canadian Senior Ladies’ Amateur (1979), CPGA Championship (1980), the RCGA Seniors Championship (1982), Canadian Ladies’ Amateur Championship (1993), Western Canadian Junior Invitational (1995), Telus Open (1999), World’s Masters Games (2005) and the CN Canadian Women’s Open (2007) as well as numerous local and provincial tournaments.

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