Canadian Junior Boys Championship Inside Golf Manitoba Media Release

Kuntz top Manitoban following Round 1 of the Canadian Junior Boys Championship

Winnipeg’s Braxton Kuntz made four birdies on the back nine in his opening round of the Canadian Junior Boys Championship in Kamloops, British Columbia.

The Breezy Bend Country Club member carded a 3 under par 69 placing him in a tie for 14th on the leaderboard.

James Newton of Ontario is the leader by three strokes on four players following a 9 under par 63. Newton made seven birdies and finished with an eagle on the 18th hole.

Also representing Golf Manitoba:

T23 Thomas Scott (Dauphin) -2, 70
T38 Jack Moro (Thunder Bay) -1, 71
T106 Eric Prokopowich (Dauphin) +4, 76
T106 Jack Taylor (Winnipeg) +4, 76
T124 Ryan Blair (Winnipeg) +6, 78
T124 Grady Chuback (Headingley) +6, 78

Team Quebec leads in the Inter Provincial Team Competition at 11 under par.

Team Manitoba (Kuntz, Blair and Chuback) are 8th at 3 over par.

For the complete opening round leaderboard, click here.

Blair, Chuback, Prokopowich, Scott and Taylor are members of Team Manitoba’s Junior Development Program.