Canadian Men's Amateur Championship

Sekulic wins Canadian Men’s Amateur, Sholdice top Manitoban

Max Sekulic of Rycroft, Alta., shot a final round five under 66 to win the 116th Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship at Ambassador Golf Club in Windsor, Ont., at 17 under par.

Sekulic, who went birdie-birdie on the final two holes to secure the win, finished two strokes ahead of A.J. Ewart of Coquitlam, B.C., who was at the top of the leaderboard throughout the opening two rounds. National team members Henry Lee (Coquitlam, B.C.) and Brendan MacDougall (Calgary) finished tied for third at 14 under.

Ryan Sholdice of Breezy Bend Country Club made five birdies shooting a two under par 69 and finished as the top Manitoban at 293.

Jack Moro, a Golf Manitoba member from the Whitewater Golf Club in Thunder Bay, Ontario carded a 76 and a 298 total while Marco Trstenjak of Elmhurst Golf & Country Club finished at 299 following a 71 over his final 18 holes.

Canadian Men's Amateur Championship

Day 3 at the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship

Noah Steele of Kingston, Ontario shot a six under par 65 in his third round at the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship in Windsor to give him a one stroke lead over Brendan MacDougall of Calgary heading into Friday’s final round.

Jack Moro, a Golf Manitoba member with the Whitewater Golf Club in Thunder Bay shot a 77 for a 222 total.

Ryan Sholdice of Breezy Bend Country Club is the top Manitoban carding a 79 and sits at 224 for the event.

Marco Trstenjak of the Elmhurst Golf & Country Club shot an 81, for a three day total 228.

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Austin Dobrescu finishes T31st in Canadian Men’s Amateur

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Austin Dobrescu of Shilo Country Club continued his hot play this season with a T31 finish at the Golf Canada Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship that was played August 5-8 at the Glen Arbour Golf Course and The Links at Brunello in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia. Dobrescu, a member of Team Manitoba that finished 5th in the Willingdon Cup inter-provincial team championship, was the lone Manitoban to make the cut in this year’s event shooting rounds of 76-74-72-71 for a 293 total. Equally impressive in his feat, Dobrescu was in a tie for 11th for Canadians who made the cut in what has now become a top international event on the world amateur golf circuit.

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Adding to his impressive finish at the Canadian Amateur, Dobrescu, who plays collegiate golf for the Chicago State NCAA Division I Cougars, started the season with a win at the Golf Manitoba Match Play Championship, finished T3rd in the Elmhurst Invitational and had a runner-up finish in the Nott Autocorp Men’s Amateur Championship.

Upon his return to Manitoba, Dobrescu will have little time to rest as he was recently awarded a sponsor’s exemption into the 2019 Players Cup, the local stop on the PGA Tour Canada Mackenzie Tour, that will take place August 12-18 at the Southwood Golf & Country Club.