Defending champ wins golf tourney

Christina Proteau won the Nanaimo Women’s Mid-Island Amateur golf tournament Sunday at the Nanaimo Golf Club.

Christina Proteau putts during her final round Sunday at the Nanaimo Women's Mid-Island Amateur tournament at the Nanaimo Golf Club. Proteau

Christina Proteau putts during her final round Sunday at the Nanaimo Women's Mid-Island Amateur tournament at the Nanaimo Golf Club. Proteau

Christina Proteau knows what it takes to win golf tournaments at the Nanaimo Golf Club, and she won another.

The defending champion won the Nanaimo Women’s Mid-Island Amateur golf tournament on Sunday, retaining a first-round lead to win by seven strokes.

Kim Evans of the Nanaimo Golf Club was the runner-up in the low gross competition and 12-year-old Shirin Anjarwalla of the Nanaimo club won the low-net title on the weekend with an adjusted score of 143.

Tournament organizers sorted the golfers into either low-gross or low-net divisions. Results include:

Low gross – Christina Proteau, Alberni, 145; Kim Evans, Nanaimo, 152; Penny Baziuk, Cordova Bay, 159; Michelle McCann, Glacier Greens, 160; Kylie Frederick, Arrowsmith, 162; Jennifer Knight, Morningstar, 163; Alison Murdoch, Victoria, 166; Karen Kloske, March Meadows, 168; Janine Kosmenko, Bear Mountain, 169; Carla Escobar, Bear Mountain, 171.

Low net – Shirin Anjarwalla, Nanaimo, 143; Sally Dobler, Morningstar, 144; Georgina Hermans, Cottonwood, 144; Lou Watkins, Cordova Bay, 147; Linda Hudson, Cedar Hill, 147; Susan Hughes, Mount Brenton, 149; Jill Braun, B.C. Players Club, 149; Billie Chang, Mount Brenton, 150; Bobby Piety, Cottonwood, 151; Edith Yaworski, B.C. Players Club, 152.