Doyon and Palardy Win Quebec Provincial Women’s Titles

Francesca Palardy and Josee Doyon win 2016 Quebec Provincial Titles (Photo: Golf Quebec)
Francesca Palardy and Josee Doyon win 2016 Quebec Provincial Titles (Photo: Golf Quebec)
Francesca Palardy and Josee Doyon win 2016 Quebec Provincial Titles (Photo: Golf Quebec)

Montréal, July 8, 2016 – The best golfers of Québec and Eastern Ontario were at Le Portage this past week for the 91st NIVO Women’s Provincial Amateur Championship. Part of the Jocelyne Bourassa Series presented by NIVO, this event is also used to identify the Québec teams for the Canadian Championships to be held later on in the season.

Josée Doyon of Club de golf Beauceville successfully defended the provincial title she won in 2015 with three round scores of 72-74-70-216 (E).

Sharing the lead with Valerie Tanguay after each shot 72, Doyon separated herself with a closing score of 70 that was steady. She added 16 pars to birdies on the 3rd and 14th holes to reach her total.

Four strokes off the pace and taking second place was Grace St-Germain from Camelot Golf & Country Club with a score of 220.  Katherine Gravel-Coursol of Blainvillier club was third with 223 strokes.

Amateur Leaderboard

Pos Player Today Thru Total R1 R2 R3 Total Points
1 Josée Doyon  Beauceville -2 F E 72 74 70 216 5,000
2 Grace St-Germain  Camelot G & CC E F +4 73 75 72 220 4,500
3 Katherine Gravel-Coursol  BlainvillierGC +4 F +7 74 73 76 223 4,250
4 Valérie Tanguay  St-Hyacinthe +3 F +10 72 79 75 226 4,000
5 Céleste Dao  Summerlea G&CC +5 F +12 77 74 77 228 3,750
T6 Noémie Paré  Victoriaville +4 F +15 81 74 76 231 3,500
T6 Audrey Paradis  Mirage GC +6 F +15 75 78 78 231 3,500
8 Caroline Ciot  Country Club of Montréal +6 F +17 77 78 78 233 3,200
9 Noémie Ouellette  Royal Quebec GC +7 F +18 76 79 79 234 3,050
T10 Océane Jacques  Lorette +8 F +24 84 76 80 240 2,900
T10 Elizabeth Asselin  Lévis +7 F +24 82 79 79 240 2,900
12 Alexandra Pelletier  Country Club of Montréal +8 F +25 80 81 80 241 2,600
13 Sarah-Andréa Landry  Laval-sur-le-Lac Club +5 F +28 88 79 77 244 2,450
14 Rose Morissette  BlainvillierGC +11 F +30 83 80 83 246 2,300
15 Jany Martin  Kingsway Park +14 F +34 80 84 86 250 2,200
T16 Isabella Petosa  Ile de MontréalGolf Clu +10 F +35 86 83 82 251 2,100
T16 Marie-Pier Lefrancois  BlainvillierGC +15 F +35 84 80 87 251 2,100
18 Annie Lacombe  BlainvillierGC +10 F +37 78 93 82 253 1,900
T19 Éolie Delisle  Cowansville +10 F +38 82 90 82 254 1,800
T19 Mylène Limoges  Boucherville +14 F +38 83 85 86 254 1,800
T19 Marilou Bernier  Vaudreuil +16 F +38 82 84 88 254 1,800
22 Karine Desroches  Triangle d’Or +19 F +41 82 84 91 257 1,500
23 Julie Gagnon  Whitlock G&CC +16 F +43 91 80 88 259 1,450
24 Nicole Tieman  St. Raphael GC +12 F +46 89 89 84 262 1,400
25 Maria Veronica Noriega  Elm Ridge CC +12 F +50 96 86 84 266 1,350
26 Myriam Girard  Milby +21 F +52 89 86 93 268 1,300
27 Victoria Mary Routhier  BlainvillierGC +21 F +66 96 93 93 282 1,250

Senior Division

The Senior Division provided a tight race with three golfers sharing the lead after round one.

Francesca Palardy of the Parcours du Cerf took the title after posting 148 (+4) for two rounds

Hélène Chartrand of Summerlea took the second place with 150(+6) and Marie-Thérèse Torti of La Vallée du Richelieu finished third at 152 (+8).

Two Québec teams
Josée Doyon of Beauceville, Katherine Gravel-Coursol of Le Blainvillier and Valérie Tanguay of St-Hyacinthe, are the first three (3) players on the Women’s Amateur Order of Merit of the Jocelyne Bourassa Series. As such, they will represent Golf Québec as its provincial team at the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship presented at the Ken-Wo GC, Nova Scotia, from July 26 to 29, 2016.

Hélène Chartrand of Summerlea, Marie-Thérèse Torti of La Vallée du Richelieu and Marlene Desbiens of Murray Bay, are the first three (3) players on the Women’s Senior Order of Merit of the Jocelyne Bourassa Series. They will compose the Golf Québec team for the Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur and Senior Championship to be held at the Wolf Creek Golf Resort, in Ponoka, Alberta, from August 24 to 26, 2016.

Senior Leaderboard

Pos Player Today Thru Total R1 R2 Total Points
1 Francesca Palardy  Cerf GC +1 F +4 75 73 148 4,000
2 Hélène Chartrand  Summerlea G&CC +3 F +6 75 75 150 3,600
3 Marie-Thérèse Torti  Vallée du Richelieu +5 F +8 75 77 152 3,400
4 Marlene Desbiens  Murray Bay +5 F +15 82 77 159 3,200
5 Jocelyne Smith  Milby +8 F +16 80 80 160 3,000
6 Diane Dolan  Hylands Golf Club +13 F +18 77 85 162 2,800
T7 Lauraine Letarte  Boucherville +11 F +20 81 83 164 2,680
T7 Sylvie Archambault  Pinegrove +12 F +20 80 84 164 2,680
9 Colette Dubois  Valle du Richelieu GC +11 F +21 82 83 165 2,440
10 Hélène Labrie  Royal Quebec GC +12 F +23 83 84 167 2,320
11 Carole Letendre  Algonquin +10 F +26 88 82 170 2,200
12 Line Guignard  Vallée du Richelieu +13 F +28 87 85 172 2,080
T13 Josée L’Ecuyer  Alpin +13 F +31 90 85 175 1,960
T13 Manon Lussier  Public Golfer-Golf Québec +17 F +31 86 89 175 1,960
15 Paule D. Guillemette  Milby +21 F +40 91 93 184 1,760
16 Natalie Cliche  Cap-Rouge +21 F +49 100 93 193 1,680