Special Olympics athletes were in full swing at the 2nd annual Canadian All Abilities Championship this past week!
The 36-hole national competition featured players with neurological, intellectual, sensory, and physical impairments. A total of 39 golfers from Canada and the United States took part. First held in 2021 at Humber Valley Golf Course, the competition supports Golf Canada’s commitment to create a more inclusive and respectful sport environment across the Canadian golf community.
9 Special Olympics athletes participated in the 36-hole tournament. 7 of the athletes played in the Men’s event. Krystian Pushka of Dundas, Ontario had the best showing of the Special Olympics men, shooting a final Men’s Gross stroke play of +27, good for a 14th placed finish.
On the Women’s side, Special Olympics own Natasha Stasiuk of Oakville, Ontario defended her title with a final score of +24, beating out fellow Special Olympics athlete Tessa Trojan of St. Catherine’s, Ontario.
Way to go athletes! #ChoosetoInclude
View the full Leaderboard:
Canadian All Abilities Championship 2022 Leaderboard
Special Olympics Men Leaderboard:
Krystian Pushka in 14th with a score of + 27 (Dundas, Ontario)
Rick Buck in 20th (Tillsonburg, ON)
Kevin Pritchard in 22nd (Missisauga, Ontario)
Kyle Spearing tied for 29th (Amherstburg, ON)
Vincent Bassman in 31st ( Guelph, ON)
Robert Deal in 34th ( Sackville, NS)
Jason Scorcia in 35th (Bolton, ON)
Special Olympics Women Leaderboard:
Natasha Stasiuk in 1st with a score of +24
Tess Trojan in 2nd with a score of +37