By Ottawa Sports Pages
Athletes of the Month: Isaiah and Atlas Ibit
About: A golf simulator in the dining room helped Isaiah and Atlas Ibit keep their swings through winter during COVID times and ultimately boosted both brothers to Ottawa Valley Golf Association junior medal-play championships wins in mid-June.
With travel plans cancelled because of COVID-19 restrictions, the Ibit boys’ parents purchased a SkyTrak golf simulator to give their junior golfers a Merry Christmas. They took turns hitting balls off a large green mat into a wide, eight-foot-high net, which had plenty of protective padding and cushions behind it.
Isaiah posted the best score out of the juvenile and junior divisions, while Atlas won the OVGA bantam championship at the tournament played at eQuinelle Golf Club and Pakenham Highlands Golf Club.
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