Canada Golf Club took a big step forward on Sunday, July 15 when they hosted and won Division J of the Ottawa Valley Golf Association’s Intersectional match play tournament.
The 10 member team (plus two spares) collected 40 points to narrowly edge out the Canadian Golf and Country Club who settled for second place with 38 points. Royal Papineau was third with 23 points, and the Copperdale Golf Club at Woodlawn, Ontario was fourth at 19 points.
For their first place finish, the Upper Canada golfers will move up to compete at level I next season and Copperdale will drop down to level K.
Winning top spot in the A division this year was the Ottawa Hunt Club. The Hunt Club edged out Rivermead by a single point (42 to 41) for the win and the title of the top Intersectional Team in the Ottawa Valley which includes 80 member clubs in the geographical area from Deep River east to Thurso, Quebec, south to Alexandria and west to Brockville.
Other local results saw Prescott win level C with 43 points to the Royal Ottawa’s 39. Prescott will move up to play at level B next year.
Cedar Glen, Williamsburg golfers played in the I division where they will play again next year with their third place finish. Hammond won level I with 42 points and moves up. Metcalfe was second at 30 and DVB Petawawa finished in fourth and will drop down to level J.
Their spot at level I will be filled by Upper Canada.
At level L Eagle Creek and Iroquois finished tied for 27 points and Poplar Grove was third.
At level O Morrisburg finished second behind Falcon Ridge.