Julia Hodgson Wins Ontario Women’s Champion of Champions Title

Jackson’s Point, ON – Julia Hodgson of Unionville topped the field on Tuesday to earn the Ontario Women’s Champion of Champions title at The Briars Golf Club in Jackson’s Point .

Hodgson, who represents York Downs Golf and Country Club, finished with a 71 to earn the victory by three strokes over the field of club champions from across Ontario. The recent graduate of the University of Memphis and member of the Lady Tigers women’ golf team carded four birdies against four bogeys to close out the tournament at even par. Hodgson is a two-time Ontario Women’s Match Play runner-up (2011, 2012) and her winon Tuesday marks her first GAO tournament title.

Second place went to Kawartha Golf and Country Club female club champion Katlyn Elliott of Peterborough. The Penn State University women’s golf team member carded a three over par 73 to pick up the silver medal.

Islington Golf Club’s Marion Reid of Etobicoke finished in third place, six strokes back at 77. Three golfers finished tied for fourth; Chatham’s Mackenzie Butzer of Maple City Country Club, Brampton Golf Club’s Sandy Byckowski, and Station Creek Golf Club member Jennifer Mound of Unionville. All three golfers came in at 78, seven over par

The Ontario Women’s Champion of Champions event is contested annually and features female club champions from Golf Association of Ontario member clubs across the province. The GAO would like to thank The Briars Golf Club for hosting the 2013 event.