Jay Doyle of Niakwa Country Club is six strokes off the lead and the top Manitoban at the Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Doyle carded a four over 74 in a round that included one birdie, 12 pars and five bogeys.
Charles Fitzsimmons of Ontario is atop of the leaderboard following a two under 70.
Doyle’s 74 also has him only two strokes off the lead in the Mid-Masters Division. Norman Bradley of British Columbia leads following a 72.
Also representing Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario:
Kenny Keeler (Portage Golf Club) +5, 77
Delwyn Doerksen (Golf Manitoba Public Players Club) +5, 77
Ben Bandura (Elmhurst Golf & Country Club) +6, 78
Jack Werhun (Elmhurst Golf & Country Club) +6, 78
Jordy Lutz (Elmhurst Golf & Country Club) +9, 81
Jesse Skelton (Breezy Bend Country Club) +12, 84
Tyler Hall (Pine Ridge Golf Club) +13, 85
Drew Jones (Shilo Country Club) +14, 86
Terry James (Niakwa Country Club) +15, 87
Ashley Nate (Whitewater Golf Club) +15, 87
Clayton Salkeld (Bridges Golf Course) +16, 88
For the opening round leaderboard, click here.