Mario Lemieux’s Son, Austin, Wins WPGA Mid-Amateur Championship
Mario Lemieux, former captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins and hockey legend, has passed down his love for golf to his son Austin. Austin recently won the 38th Annual WPGA Mid-Amateur Championship at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
In a tournament that spanned 36 holes, Austin Lemieux finished with a total of 142 strokes, shooting two under par. Known for his brilliant second round performance, he shot a remarkable 67, making five birdies and no bogeys. This comeback secured his victory in the tournament, Austin Lemieux golf.
Rick Stimmel, representing the Connoquenessing Country Club, finished just behind Lemieux with 143 strokes, scoring one under par. The competition was fierce, as the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association’s Amateur Championship is renowned for being one of the most competitive amateur golf tournaments on the WPGA schedule.
The WPGA Mid-Amateur Championship is open to amateur golfers aged 25 and older in western Pennsylvania. This championship has been taking place since 1985 and is highly respected within the golfing community.
Austin Lemieux’s win demonstrates his talent and dedication to the sport, following in the footsteps of his father, who was not only a hockey icon but also an avid golfer. Mario Lemieux’s love for golf has clearly had a significant impact on his son.
Congratulations to Austin Lemieux on his impressive victory at the WPGA Mid-Amateur Championship. With such promising talent and a strong passion for the sport, it will be exciting to see what achievements he will accomplish in the future.