The Prince Edward Island Golf Association brings its 2014 competitive golf season to a close at the Glasgow Hills golf course this weekend with the annual Abegweit Outfitting Match Play Championship. The tournament will have 50 players competing in four divisions over the weekend .
“ Golfers really enjoy the head to head match play format . Look at how much excitement there was for last weeks Ryder Cup “ said P.E.I.G.A. Executive Director , Ron MacNeill.
The tournament which gets underway Saturday morning includes Men’s , Senior Men’s, Super Senior Men’s and for the first time a Women’s Division.
“ Were really happy that our competitive women golfers want to get involved this year. I think they are really going to enjoy the tournament and the format “ said MacNeill.
Abegweit Oufitting in Cornwall has been the long standing sponsor for the Match Play Championship .
“ Art Hartley has been a great promoter of amateur golf in the province and we are very appreciative of his support “ said MacNeill .
This marks the second year that the Abegweit Outfitting Match Play Championship has been held at Glasgow Hills .
“ The players had a great time at Glasgow Hills last year and wanted to go back . The course works really well for match play and Gary Sheehan and his staff are wonderful hosts . Glasgow Hills with its beautiful setting and clubhouse is a great place to end the year “ said MacNeill .
Following the conclusion of play on Sunday the Golf Association will hand out its prestigious Player of the Year Awards to the top male , female , senior and junior golfers in the province for the past season.