Posted on 10.05.2017
St. George’s Hosts Inaugural Invictus Golf Competition on September 26th.
Golf made its debut at the Invictus Games on Tues, Sept. 26, at St. George’s Golf and Country Club, where Canadians claimed five medals. The competition was contested over 18 holes using modified Stableford scoring using Handicap Factors/Index.
Claiming gold in the men’s competition with a 38-point total was David Scott of the United Kingdom. Canada’s Étienne Aubé claimed silver with 37 points. Canadians Dan Graham and Jay Nickol earned bronze with 35 points, as did American Josh Lindstrom. In the women’s competition, Cornelia Oosthuizen of the United Kingdom captured gold with a score of 32. Canada’s Karyne Gelinas earned silver with 27 points and Sandy Bate earned 24 points to win bronze.
Competitors and spectators were treated to a visit from Prince Harry who cheered on the athletes and chatted with their families. Nearly 30 St. George’s members volunteered for the event.