Canadian Men's Mid-Amateur Championship

Markusson, Doerksen & Jones lead Manitoba at Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Curtis Markusson (St. Charles Country Club), Delwyn Doerksen (Oakview Golf & Country Club) and Drew Jones (Shilo Country Club) all carded a 2-over par 74 to open play at the Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Algonquin Golf Resort in St. Andrews, N.B.

The result has all three players tied for 45th place on the leaderboard.

Ontario’s Charles Fitzsimmons is alone in top spot carding a 5-under par 67.

Also representing Golf Manitoba:

Cameron Duncan (Oak Island Golf) WD
Tyler Hall (Pine Ridge Golf Club) +3, 75
Adam Guenther (Elmhurst Golf & Country Club) +6, 78
Chase Beach-Ducharme (Pine Ridge Golf Club) +16, 88
David White (St. Charles Country Club) +8, 80
Lyle Mackenzie (Niakwa Country Club) +3, 75
Michael Coutts (Southwood Golf & Country Club) +11, 83
Troy Kehler (Elmhurst Golf & Country Club) +8, 80
Wade Wetelainen (Eagles Landing Golf & Curling Club) +10, 82

Team Manitoba (Jones, Doerksen, Markusson) is in eighth place in the Inter-Provincial Team Championship with a 4-over par total, 11 strokes behind first place Ontario.

For the opening round leaderboard, click here.

For Tuesday’s second round tee times, click here.

The Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship is a 72-hole stroke play event, with a 36-hole cut to the low 70 players and ties. In the event of a tie at the end of four rounds, there will be a hole-by-hole playoff. The championship was first contested in 1987 and includes an inter-provincial competition held over the first 36 holes. The Mid-Amateur division will run concurrently with the Mid-Master division for players 40 and older.