Quesnel golfer Clayton Bauder.


Quesnel Special Olympics hosted their first ever golf tournament at the Quesnel Golf Course, Saturday Sept. 13.

Quesnel Special Olympics hosted their first ever golf tournament at the Quesnel Golf Course, Saturday Sept. 13.

Eight teams were formed for the competition with three to four players in each group.

The athletes’ performance was based on a combination of the best-shot and the best-ball played over the nine-hole round.

Eight golfers from Prince George, six golfers from 100 Mile House and 16 Quesnel golfers participated in the event. This included nationally ranked golfer Brett Tassell of 100 Mile House, who recently finished in fifth place at the B.C. Special Olympics summer games in this July.

First place in the tournament went to visiting team from 100 Mile House Krista Connell, Brett Tassel and Ryan Barker. Prince George teams took second and third place, while Quesnel teams ranked from fourth to seventh place with strong individual performances from Scott Jonasson, Clayton Bauder and Kodi Sterling remarked coordinator Rick Prosk.

With the help of Ken and Karen Reid at the Quesnel Golf Course and more than 20 athletes accompanied by 10 coaches this marked a successful tournament for Quesnel’s Special Olympics.


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