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Nine Canadians named to Global Golf Post All-Amateur teams

Written by Golf Canada
Mary Ann Hayward (Golf Canada)

Winter Park, Fla. – Global Golf Post today announced its sixth annual All-Amateur teams for men and women.

This annual effort is intended to recognize individual performance during the past 12 months for men and women amateurs, mid-amateurs, and senior amateurs.

All told, 199 players from 24 nations are honoured. And among all those players, two stood out as The Post’s Amateurs of the Year – Matt Parziale, 31, and Jennifer Kupcho, 21.

Nine Canadians were honoured in the 2018 list:

Men’s Mid-Amateur

  • Garrett Rank (Elmira, Ont.) – Second team

Women’s Amateur

  • Jaclyn Lee (Calgary, Alta.) – Honourable mention

Women’s Mid-Amateur

  • Julia Hodgson (Unionville, Ont.) – First team

Women’s Senior

  • Mary-Ann Hayward (St. Thomas, Ont.) – First team
  • Judith Kyrinis (Thornhill, Ont.) – First team
  • Jackie Little (Proctor, B.C.) – First team
  • Terrill Samuel (Etobicoke, Ont.) – First team
  • Allison Murdoch (Victoria, B.C.) – Second team
  • Marie-Thérèse Torti (Candiac, Que.) – Honourable mention

Among the 199 players, there were five golfers to have won Canadian national championships in 2018:

  • Zach Bauchou (Forest, Va.) – 2018 Canadian Men’s Amateur | Second team
  • Joseph Deraney (Lexington, Ky.) – 2018 Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur | First team
  • Brady Exber (Las Vegas, Nev.) – 2018 Canadian Men’s Senior | First team
  • Sue Wooster (Australia) – 2018 Canadian Women’s Mid-Am & Senior | First team
  • Atthaya Thirikul (Thailand) – 2018 World Junior Girls Championship medallist – First team
  • Yealimi Noh (Concord, Calif.) – 2018 Women’s Amateur Champion – Honourable mention

Click here for the full list.

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