International golf competition Ukrainian Open Amateur Championship represented by OTP Bank & MasterCard took place on July 16-18 in Kharkiv's Superior golf club.
The Ukrainian Championship is the most important event in Ukrainian golf, which each season symbolically coincides with the equator of golf season. At the Superior golf club, the athletes fought for the victory for three days. The competition is a qualifier, and the results of the competition are submitted to the World Golf Ranking among amateurs WAGR.
Every day, golfers started from the farthest tee and played from the most difficult pin positions. The results of the game, which were reflected on the scoreboard, testified to the fierce competition among the contenders for victory.
According to the results of three tournament rounds, the winners were:
In the nominations of the Open Championship and the national championship (net score - Gross) the first place among girls was won by: Sofia Pylypenko, among men - Tymur Alalin. Sofia also became the youngest champion of Ukraine in the history of Ukrainian golf, winning the championship at 14 years old.
Open Stableford (including handicap) championship among golfers - Oksana Pylypenko, and among men - Mykhaylo Halytsky.
Nearest to the pin - Alyona Tereshchuk (3 m. 10 cm.) and Thomas Murdosh (91 cm.), Longest Drive - Elvira Rastvortseva (240 m.) and Ruslan Garkavenko (245 m.).
“Results of young golfers are getting better and better every year. Today we got new names among champions of Ukraine. For the second year in a row we are betting on youth and it works.Congratulations new champions and hope our national team will reach the level of the Olympics and international victories”, - comments Vitaliy Khomutynnik, President of the Ukrainian Golf Federation.
At the award ceremony, Maria Fedorowycz received a Master of Sports certificate, Tymur Alalin - Candidate for Master of Sports.
The general partners of the championship are OTP Bank and the international payment system MasterCard. OTP Bank is one of the largest Ukrainian banks with foreign capital, which is a recognized leader in the country's financial sector and is among the TOP-5 best banks in the country. Partners of the event: Superior golf club, as well as the host hotel - Superior Golf & Spa Resort, Porsche car brand, CosmosGolf, GolfMad Travel & Promotion travel company, Cornelia Diamond Golf Resort & Spa, Cornelia De Luxe Resort, Kozyn Golf Club, Heli tour company, Edem golf club, Premier Palace Wellness Club, TaylorMade golf equipment brand.