Walker opens big lead at Senior Women’s; three-way tie in Senior Men’s

Kim Walker (left) leads the Saskatchewan Senior Women's Championship, Tood Turgeon is at the top of the Men's 40+ division at Cooke Municipal Golf Course.

Kim Walker of Regina has a large lead after day one of the 2023 Saskatchewan Senior Women’s Championship at Cooke Municipal Golf Course in Prince Albert.

The Wascana Country Club member carded a pair of birdies on route to an opening round score of 3-over par 75 on Monday. The two-time reigning champion has a nine shot lead through 18 of the 54 hole championship.

Kathy Ziglo of Saskatoon and Lorie Boyle from Moose Jaw sit tied for second place at 11-over par 84. Robin Acton of Lloydminster is fourth at 85, Jo-Anne Schiller (Lloydminster) and Kathy Hopfner (Swift Current) are tied for fifth at 86.

The full results are here.

In the Mid-Masters (40+) Championship Todd Turgeon sits on top of the leaderboard at 2-under 69. He leads reigning champion Rick Hallberg by five shots after day one at Cooke Municipal Golf Course.

Three players are tied in third place including Kris Carley (Carnduff), Brent Wotypka (Swift Current), and Dave Christiansen (Nipawin) all carded rounds of 4-over par 75 on Monday.

L to R; Rick Hallberg, Cliff Selander, Martin RING

The Saskatchewan Senior Men’s Championship is led by the three-time champion Hallberg of Weyburn.

The Golf Kenosee member sits on top the 55+ leaderboard, but he has company.

Prince Albert players Martin Ring and Cliff Selander also opened the championship with 3-over par 74’s on Monday.

Three players are tied for fourth at 75 including Wotypka, Christiansen, and Saskatoon’s David Bird.

The full results of all the men’s age divisions can be found here.

The second round of the three round tournaments continues Tuesday starting with the first tee time at 7:30 a.m.