Saturday August 27th, 2016
ARIYA JUTANUGARN WINS CP WOMEN’S OPEN
Alena Sharp finishes 4th and earns Sandra Post Medal as low Canadian professional
Calgarian Jaclyn Lee earns Marlene Streit Medal as low amateur
News and notes from Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club for Sunday, August 28
CALGARY – Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn shot a 6-under 66 on Sunday to capture the CP Women’s Open by four strokes – an LPGA Tour-leading fifth victory of the year. The Bangkok native finished the championship at 23-under-par to tie the tournament low set by South Korea’s So Yeon Ryu in 2014.
The 20-year-old collected seven birdies, including four across a bogey-free back nine on Sunday, and counted a single bogey on the day. In total, she only tallied four bogeys during the entire 72-hole competition.
Saturday August 27th, 2016
ARIYA JUTANUGARN TAKES TWO-SHOT LEAD INTO FINAL ROUND OF CP WOMEN’S OPEN
Alena Sharp T5 heading into Sunday after 5-under 67
News and notes from Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club for Saturday, August 27
CALGARY – Ariya Jutanugarn continues to cruise at the CP Women’s Open after shooting a third-round 5-under 67 to take a two-shot lead into Sunday’s final round at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club.
Jutanugarn, who sits at 17-under, counted seven birdies through her first 15 holes then cooled with bogeys on 16 and 18 – only her second and third bogeys through 54 holes of dominant golf. The Thai golfer and World No. 2 has been the most dominant player on the LPGA Tour this season, having already collected her first four career victories in 2016 with a chance to capture a fifth on Sunday.
Friday August 26th, 2016
ARIYA JUTANUGARN SHOOTS 64 TO LEAD CP WOMEN’S OPEN
Canadians Alena Sharp, Maude-Aimée LeBlanc, Brooke Henderson and Anne-Catherine Tanguay along with Calgary amateur Jaclyn Lee advance to the weekend
News and notes from Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club for Friday, August 26
CALGARY – Ariya Jutanugarn shot a bogey-free, 8-under 64 to jump into the 36-hole lead at the CP Women’s Open.
Jutanugarn, who sits at 12-under heading into the weekend, showed little ill-effect from the knee injury that forced her to withdraw from the Olympic golf competition last week in Rio de Janeiro. One of the longest hitters on the LPGA Tour, she managed her way around Priddis Greens’ Raven course layout without a driver in her bag.
Thursday August 25th, 2016
STEPHANIE MEADOW SHOOTS 6-UNDER 66 TO TAKE CLUBHOUSE LEAD AT CP WOMEN’S OPEN
News and notes from Priddis Green Golf and Country Club for Thursday, August 25th
Weather delay forces suspension of Thursday’s opening-round with 54 golfers still to finish
Friday is Red & White Day at the CP Women’s Open
CALGARY – A two-hour and fifty-minute weather delay Thursday forced the suspension of opening-round play at the 2016 CP Women’s Open.
Thundershowers hit Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club late Thursday morning with 78 players in the afternoon wave yet to begin their opening round. Play would resume mid-afternoon with Ireland’s Stephanie Meadow firing a 6-under 66 to take the early clubhouse lead. Meadow, who finished T31 at last week’s Olympic golf competition, felt she carried over some momentum from her incredible experience at the Olympics.
Wednesday August 24th, 2016
KO, HENDERSON AND LPGA’S BEST READY TO CHALLENGE FOR CP WOMEN’S OPEN
News and notes from Priddis Green Golf and Country Club for Wednesday, August 24th
CALGARY – Defending champion Lydia Ko will be chasing history this week at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club as the 19-year old sensation will look to claim her fourth CP Women’s Open title in five years.
Ko, who last week claimed the Olympic silver medal in Rio de Janeiro, won her first Canadian Women’s Open title in 2012 as a 15-year old amateur at The Vancouver Golf Club and then defended her title a year later—again as an amateur—at the Royal Mayfair Golf Club in Edmonton. She would return to The Vancouver Golf Club in 2015, and with her victory there, would tie Meg Mallon (2000, 2002, 2004) and Pat Bradley (1980, 1985, 1986) for most Canadian Women’s Open titles.
Tuesday August 23rd, 2016
CHAMPIONSHIP PRO-AM TEE TIMES SET FOR 2016 CP WOMEN’S OPEN
News and notes from Priddis Green Golf and Country Club for Tuesday, August 23rd
CALGARY – With the opening-round of the $2.25 million (US) CP Women’s Open less than two days away, tournament week at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club continues to showcase the finest in women’s professional golf. Wednesday, August 24 is Championship Pro-Am Day, as 48 professionals will entertain amateurs beginning at 7:15 am MDT.
Monday August 22nd, 2016
FOUR PLAYERS EARN SPOTS INTO CP WOMEN’S OPEN VIA MONDAY QUALIFYING
News and notes from Priddis Green Golf and Country Club for Monday, August 22nd
CALGARY – Twenty-one players took to The Hamptons Golf Club in Calgary for Monday’s final qualifying event in hopes of securing one of the four final spots into the 2016 CP Women’s Open.Briana Mao of Folsom, CA, finished atop the leaderboard with a 3-over par 75 to earn medalist honours. Mao, who holds conditional LPGA Tour status, battled cool and blustery conditions to top the field.