Day one wrapping up at Canadian junior boy’s championshipWritten by Clark Stork
Round one of the four-day Canadian Junior Boys Championship in New Brunswick is coming to a close.
The six Saskatchewan players in the 156-competitor field are done their first round with mixed results.
Kindersley’s Brody Istace and Steven Duchsher of Saskatoon are the top players from the province sitting at plus-two. Their rounds of 74 leave them tied for 73rd.
Saskatoon product Josh Nagy and Estevan’s Chase Gedak are also tied, both players finished their rounds with a score of four-over, 76. They are tied for 105th.
2019 Saskatchewan junior champion Jace Carlisle of Estevan is in a tie for 134th after carding a round of 78 on Monday. Cort Tunall shot an opening round of 79, he’s in a tie for 143rd.
As a team Saskatchewan is 10th at eight-over par. The team consists of Carlisle, Duchscher, and Tunall. Istace is the alternate. The inter-provincial competition concludes after round two when the cut is determined. The top 70 golfers and ties will move onto the final two days in Hartland, New Brunswick.
Last year’s winner, Christopher Vandette of Quebec shot the lights out to jump out to the lead, he carded a 10-under, 62.
The complete results can be found here.