‘When you hit the ocean, it’s no easy race’
FOGO ISLAND, NL — With a thunderous clap, the starter’s gun signaled the beginning of the Great Fogo Island Punt Race.
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Provincial golf hall of famer Judy Gillam is shown in this file photo.
Humber Valley Resort representative Judy Gillam was four-for-four at the 2017 Royal LePage Amateur Championships at The Wilds Golf Resort in Salmonier.
Gillam wrapped up her dominance of the amateur, mid-amateur, senior and super senior divisions of the women’s bracket on Wednesday, winning all four with a score of 87, giving her a three-day total of 254.
Bally Haly’s Janet Mills was the runner-up in every division but the super senior, firing a 257, including an 88 in round three. In the super senior division, Gillam was 33 strokes up on second-place finisher Linda Webber of Bally Haly.
Harmon Seaside Links’ George Chaulk took the title in the men’s senior division, scoring a 228 over three days after carding a 75 on Wednesday. Bally Haly’s Chuck Conley was just one stroke back on Wednesday, and ultimately overall, with a 229 total.
Chaulk’s 228 earned him second place in the amateur and mid-amateur divisions of the men’s bracket, trailing only Bally Haly’s Mike Furlong’s 218 three-day score in both.