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22nd Annual Alberta Amputee Open

July 15 & 16, 2023 in Sherwood Park, AB

Greetings Members, Family and Friends: 

 

On behalf of the Board of Alberta Amputee Sports and Recreation Association, I would like to thank you for your participation in the Alberta Annual Amputee Golf Tournament held at The Broadmoor Public Golf Club on July 15 and 16, 2023.  The weather, although a little smoky, was hot and a small one club wind at times. 

 

We had a great turnout this year, with 44 players from around the province and one from British Columbia. The tournament was set up in 4 divisions, Stoke Play Gross, Stroke Paly Net, Stableford and Associate Stroke Play Gross. Congratulations to the following winners:

 

Amputee Gross:  Bob MacDermott (Champion), Austin Hinchey (Runner-up), and Vic McClelland (Third Place) 

 

Amputee Net:  Ivan Hlavenka (Champion)Patrick Griffin (Runner-up), and Larry Matthews (Third Place)

 

Amputee Stableford:  Ron Riley (Champion:), Kelvin Lim Tak-Chi (Runner-up), and Cory Galloway** (Third Place)

**An error was made at the announcement of winners as we later realized that Timothy Campbell is in the "Associate" category and not the "Stableford Amputee" category.  Apologies go out to both Cory and Timothy.

 

Associate Gross:  Spencer Easthope (Champion) and Garry Landry (Runner-up)

Below are photos of our winners. Presenting to each winner is AASRA President Vic McClelland, and/or Tournament Director (and AASRA Vice-President) Bob MacDermott.

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We had strong support and participation from the prosthetist groups.  A big “thank you” goes out to the following sponsors for their generous contributions:

  • Alberta Amputee Sports and Recreation Association

  • Alberta Treasury Branches (Michael Gee group) Edmonton – Hole Sponsor

  • Alberta Treasury Branches – Golf Balls and Shirt

  • Coleman Prosthetics Calgary – Hole Sponsor

  • Edmonton Prosthetic Services – Hole Sponsor and Donation

  • Northern Alberta Prosthetics and Orthotics – Hole Sponsor

  • Troppman Prosthetic Services – Hole Sponsor

  • Nanton Golf Club – Golf Voucher

  • Broadmoor Public Golf Club – Golf Voucher

  • CCT Virtual Golf – Indoor Virtual Golf Voucher

  • Golf Traders - Indoor Virtual Golf Voucher

  • Sportchek – Stress Balls and Bags

 

Thank you again for making this a successful and memorable event.

 

Bob MacDermott  

Tournament Director and AASRA Vice President

More photos from the weekend are below! To see these images full-size/uncropped, click the middle of this preview window to open a gallery for better viewing.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SPONSOR OR DONATE TO A FUTURE ALBERTA AMPUTEE OPEN EVENT?

The Alberta Amputee Sports & Recreation Association (AASRA) supports and provides opportunity for amputees in recreation and sporting activities, in both disabled and able bodied events. AASRA also provides peer support to new amputees and leads regularly scheduled support group meetings in Calgary and Edmonton. AASRA currently supports participation by amputee athletes in over 20 different sports.

The Alberta Amp Open is an annual event held at various locations around the province from year to year, and we typically welcome approximately 40 attendees who compete over 2 days and 36 holes of golf, in multiple divisions including Stroke Play and Stableford.

We have several SPONSORSHIP options available to meet any budget, and are open to discussing any other options or suggestions you might have to show your support. Please download our AMP OPEN SPONSORSHIP FORM to see all the details.  AASRA THANKS YOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT! 

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