Collings Wins 2016 Grey Owl


Garth Collings shot an impressive four under 68 Sunday on his way to capturing his 11th Grey Owl Championship at the Clear Lake Golf Course.  Collings shot a 70 on Saturday and found himself in a three-way tie atop the leader board with Brandon's Jared Jacobson and Brian Clark of Cold Lake, Alberta. Other notables making the 56th Championship round on Sunday included David Glenn and Nolan Tutkaluk who both golf out of the Shilo Golf & Country Club.  They each found themselves two strokes back of the leaders after carting a 72 in their opening rounds.

David Glenn fired a three under par on Sunday and finished as the runner-up to Collings.  Steven Young and Jared Jacobson each finished with two day totals of 145 after shooting 71 and 75 respectively on the final day of the competition.  Dwight Kearns captured the Greyer Owls division with a two day total of 155 while the media division was won by Kirk Penton, of the Winnipeg Sun, with a 170.

The Grey Owl golf tournament annually features 320 golfers of varying skill level and is considered one of the Manitoba's premiere golf events of the season.   Junior Golf in Manitoba and the Prostate Cancer division of the Canadian Cancer Society of Manitoba are two charity organizations who are supported by money raised during the tournament.