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Golf Newfoundland and Labrador hands out honours for 2019

Golf NL handed out its annual awards for 2019 over the weekend in St. John's. Posing with their awards (left to right) are Kay Thompson (official of the year), Kathleen Jean (female golfer the year), Ethan Efford (junior male golfer of the year), Taylor Cormier (junior female golfer of the year), Pat LaCour (employee of the year), Chuck Conley (male golfer of the year), Morley Nippard (volunteer of the year) and Pat Hepditch (representing Blomidon Golf Club, chosen as club of the year). — Submitted/Golf NL
Golf NL handed out its annual awards for 2019 over the weekend in St. John's. Posing with their awards (left to right) are Kay Thompson (official of the year), Kathleen Jean (female golfer the year), Ethan Efford (junior male golfer of the year), Taylor Cormier (junior female golfer of the year), Pat LaCour (employee of the year), Chuck Conley (male golfer of the year), Morley Nippard (volunteer of the year) and Pat Hepditch (representing Blomidon Golf Club, chosen as club of the year). — Submitted/Golf NL

Provincial association presents its annual awards and inducts three into its Hall of Fame

Golf Newfoundland Labrador recently held its 2019 annual general meeting at Clovelly in St.John's and as is the case each year, the provincial association took the opportunity to honour the top golfers and key contributors from the past year and to induct the latest class into the Golf NL Hall of Fame.

The latest Hall of Fame inductees, Jill (Winsor) O'Neill, Marcheta Gallant and Kim Grandy-Baker.

O’Neill, who won four straight provincial junior championships, six amateur championships and represented Canada at four international tournaments, enters the Hall as a player.

Gallant, a former president of the provincial association and longtime manager of provincial women’s and Canada Games teams, received the Lifetime Achievement designation.

Grandy-Baker, a former employee of the Grande Meadows Golf Club in Frenchmen’s Cove who was inducted as a contributor, was recognized for her work at the Burin Peninsula club, especially her endeavours on behalf of charitable organizations.

Golf Newfoundland Labrador held its annual general meeting, awards ceremony and Hall of Fame inductions over the weekend at Clovelly in St.John's. Shown are the latest Hall of Fame inductees (from left), Jill (Winsor) O'Neill, Marcheta Gallant and Kim Grandy-Baker. - Contributed
Golf Newfoundland Labrador held its annual general meeting, awards ceremony and Hall of Fame inductions over the weekend at Clovelly in St.John's. Shown are the latest Hall of Fame inductees (from left), Jill (Winsor) O'Neill, Marcheta Gallant and Kim Grandy-Baker. - Contributed
 

Annual award winners included Chuck Conley of Bally Haly Country Club in St. John’s (male golfer of the year), Kathleen Jean of Harmon Seaside Links in Stephenville (female golfer of the year), Taylor Cormier of Blomidon Golf Club in Corner (junior female golfer of the year) and Ethan Efford of Bally Haly (junior male golfer of the year)..

Pat LaCour of Tamarack Golf Course in Labrador City was the choice as employee of the year, while Morley Nippard, also of Tamarack, being named volunteer of the year.

Blomidon Golf Club was the selection as golf club of the year, while Level III referee Kay Thompson was official of the year.

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