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.