Nagy shoots low score; Grieve takes girls title at MJT
Saskatoon’s Josh Nagy was the low player at this weekend’s Maple Leaf Junior Tour event in Swift Current.
Nagy, 18, shot 145 (70, 75) over 36 holes at Elmwood Golf Club to take the junior boys and overall championship. Estevan’s Chase Gedak was a shot back at 146 (76, 70) and Jayden Dudas, also out of the TS&M Woodlawn placed third with a two-round score of 148 (77, 71).
Tommy Danielson of Saskatoon was the winner of the juvenile boy’s division posting a score of 149 (72, 77) from the same yardage (6,386) played as the junior age group.
Alex Swinnerton placed second after posting rounds of 76 and 74. Regina products Hunter Kutcher and Will Blake tied for third with scores of 151.
Darien Herlick is the bantam boy’s champion.
The 14-year-old Weyburn Golf Club player carded 150 (71, 79) from a yardage of almost 6,000 for a six-stroke victory.
Max Regier of Saskatoon was second with rounds of 72 and 84. Warman’s Dane Giesbrecht placed third carding a 162 with back-to-back 81’s.
Saskatoon’s Jack Maharaj was the low peewee boy’s golfer. The Saskatoon 11-year-old posted rounds of 85 and 90 to hold off Jackson Giesbrecht and Elias Haukeness by three strokes.
Giesbrecht (Warman) and Haukeness (Buena Vista) both shot 178’s. Jayden Chernoff of Estevan was in the hunt with a score of 180.
15 – 19 Girls
Saskatoon’s Sarah Grieve has the first MJT win in the 15 – 19 girls age group.
Grieve, 17, was two-shots better than Brooklin Fry after she shot 77, 73 at the Elmwood. The pair was tied after round one. Autumn Neiszner of Regina placed third with a two-round total of 169 (93, 76).
Yorkton’s Ella Kozak was the lone competitor in the under-15 girls age group. She carded a 158 (82, 76).
The MJT Mini Tour was in action on Saturday as part of the weekend event.
Boys U8: Keaton Kreklewich – 82
Boys 9-10: Austin Nesbitt – 82
Boys 11-12: Ryan Mosher – 87
Girls 11-12: Poppy Hudye Baranesky – 100
Girls 9-10: Yuna Lee – 104
The full results can be seen here.
The next Saskatchewan MJT event is July 6 – 7 at Tor Hill Golf Course in Regina.
(All photos courtesy Jeff Chambers)