Defending Champion Braxton Kuntz, of Breezy Bend Country Club, opened with back to back birdies on his scorecard at Elmhurst Golf & Country Club and went on to shoot a 4 under par 67 in the Nott Autocorp Men’s Amateur Championship.
Kuntz shot a 3 under 32 on the front nine and followed it up with a 1 under par 35 on the back.
Two strokes back on the Manitoba Blue Cross leaderboard is Nathan Wazney, of the host course, who went 36-33 for a 2 under par 69.
Breezy Bend’s Eric Johnson was the only other player to break par at 1 under 70.
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