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Six Sask. golfers compete at MJT event in Red Deer

Written by Clark Stork

Four Saskatchewan based golfers attended a Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT) event in Red Deer, Alta. on the weekend.

Saskatoon’s Micah Tangjerd, 17, placed seventh in the junior boy’s category. Tangjerd shot 169 (84, 85) over the two-day event at River Bend Golf Course. He was also the closest to the pin winner in his age group.

Three 16-year-old players were in the juvenile boy’s field as well. Taylor Lofgren, also of Saskatoon shot rounds of 84 and 86 to place 13th in the category. Eastend golfer Rylan Egland placed 19th at 193 (93, 100) and Morgan Prefontaine of Shell Lake came in 20th with 197 (102, 95).

At the MJT Mini Tour event, also held at River Bend nine-year-old Lucas Sturgeon of Saskatoon placed fifth in the boys 9-10 age group. Sturgeon shot 90 during the one-round event. Jace Egland, 11, of Eastend also shot 90, he finished fourth in the boys 11-12 age division.

The next Saskatchewan tournament on the MJT schedule is in Swift Current at the Chinook Golf Course on June 22 and 23.

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