For the third consecutive season, Braxton Kuntz of Breezy Bend Country Club is the Nott Autocorp Men’s Amateur Champion.
Kuntz birdied the final hole to card a three under par 69 at Oak Island Golf earning a one stroke victory over Ryan McMillan of Elmhurst Golf & Country Club in the 112th playing of the Manitoba Men’s Amateur Championship.
Kuntz finished the 54 hole event at 11 under par 205. Only two other men have won the Amateur Championship three years in a row (Todd Fanning 1990, 91, 92 and R.J. Reith 1935, 36, 37).
For the second straight year, Kuntz will receive an exemption into the CentrePort Canada Rail Park Manitoba Open August 24-27 at Southwood Golf & Country Club.
McMillan had a strong start to his final round with four birdies over the opening nine holes to finish with a 68.
Niakwa Country Club’s Todd Fanning shot a one under par 71 to finish third overall at 209.
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We appreciate the time and effort of the host club, Oak Island Golf led by General Manager & Business Partner Des Koop, Superintendent Greg Hollins, Co-Superintendent Joe Chartrand, Director of Food & Beverage Trish Foy, the staff, club members and volunteers for their warm welcome.
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