Several teams go low at women’s Rosebowl

The 48th Rosebowl is underway in Shellbrook.

The 48th annual Rosebowl began Wednesday at Hidden Hills of Shellbrook with the team of Marie Wachno and Sheila Popowich taking the first-round lead. The Wynyard, Sask. pair sits at minus-14.

The team of Cheryl Lawrence and Linda Sokul are tied for second place at minus-12 along with the pairing of Beryl Robinson and Donna McNaughton. Marg Adair and Bev Langton sit in fourth place at minus-10. Rounding out the top five is the team of Patricia Pratt and Carol Walsh.

The Rosebowl is a 36-hole net stroke play two ball better ball event for women golfers. To be eligible must have a minimum handicap of 19 to be able to participate. Players play their own ball and the better net score is what the team posts for the hole.

The second and final round begins at 9 a.m. Thursday. You can see the complete leaderboard here.