Red Deer’s Peart starts strong at senior ladies golf provincials

Sharon Peart of the Red Deer Golf and Country Club (RDGCC) got off to a strong start at the Alberta senior ladies’ golf championship at Willow Creek Golf and Country Club Tuesday. Peart shot an opening-round even-par 71 to grab a one-stroke lead on Jackie Little of the Alberta PPC heading into today’s second round of the 54-hole event.

CALGARY — Sharon Peart of the Red Deer Golf and Country Club (RDGCC) got off to a strong start at the Alberta senior ladies’ golf championship at Willow Creek Golf and Country Club Tuesday.

Peart shot an opening-round even-par 71 to grab a one-stroke lead on Jackie Little of the Alberta PPC heading into today’s second round of the 54-hole event.

Cheryl Van Dornick of Camrose is tied for fifth at 77 while Lynn Kuehn of Lacombe shot an 81 and is tied for 14th.

Wendy Wiltzen of the RDGCC came in with an 83 and is tied for 21st while Janet Mackenzie of Innisfail had a 97 and is tied for 107th.

The top three finishers will represent Alberta at the Royale Cup Canadian championships Aug. 20-22 in Vernon, B.C.