A busy four days of golf came to end this afternoon for a number of Manitoba’s top junior golfers.
After competing in the Golf Manitoba Bantam Championship presented by the Alex & Peggy Colonello Foundation over the weekend at Transcona Golf Club, many continued on to the Selkirk Golf & Country Club for two days in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Manitoba Series.
Golf Manitoba Women’s Bantam Champion Jeri Lafleche of Winnipeg won the Under 15 Girls Championship at 173 (87-86), good for a 9 stroke victory over Addison Kartusch, also of Winnipeg.
Mikyla Albert of Selkirk (83-77) had a two day total 160, edging Cala Korman of Killarney (86-75) and Crystal Zamzow of Swan River (86-75) by a single stroke to win the Girls 15-19 Division.
The Pee Wee Boys Championship needed a playoff following Winnipeg’s Mason Chubey (82-79) and Hudson Hunnie (79-82) tying at 161. Chubey was the winner after a second playoff hole on a count back.
Golf Manitoba Bantam Boys Champion Jackson Delaurier of Dauphin (77-75) won the Bantam Boys Division by four strokes over Payne Wood of Winnipeg (78-78).
It was a five stroke victory for Jack Taylor of Winnipeg (73-72) in the Juvenile Boys Championship. He beat Jack Rudick (76-74) and Jacob Taweel (76-74), both of Winnipeg.
Noah Fiks of WInnipeg (70-75) won the Junior Boys Division by two strokes over Braxton Kuntz (74-73), also of the Manitoba Capital.
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Next stop on the MJT Manitoba Series is July 17-18 at St. Boniface Golf Club.
After a busy weekend at Transcona Golf Club playing in the Bantam Championship presented by the Alex & Peggy Colonello Foundation, a number of Manitoba’s top junior golfers were back on the course today starting the two day Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Manitoba Series.
Jeri Lafleche of Winnipeg, who won the Golf Manitoba Bantam Women’s Championship yesterday, leads the Under 15 Girls event opening with an 86 today. That’s good for 9 stroke lead over Brandon’s Payton Oakden.
Mikyla Albert of Selkirk has a two stroke lead over Binscarth’s Clara Peake after shooting an 83.
Hudson Hunnie of Winnipeg opened the Pee Wee Boys division with a 79, that’s 3 strokes better than Mason Chubey of Winnipeg.
Golf Manitoba Men’s Bantam Champion Jackson Delaurier of Dauphin is tied with Winnipeg’s Brayden Boge at 77 to lead the Bantam Boys division. They are one stroke better than Liam Comaskey of Oakbank of Payne Wood of Winnipeg.
Jack Taylor of Winnipeg leads Oakbank’s Chase Janas by one stroke in Juvenile Boys action after opening with a 73.
Winnipeg’s Noah Fiks opened the Junior Boys division shooting a 70 and has a four stroke advantage over Braxton Kuntz, also of Winnipeg.
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The second and final round tees off tomorrow morning at 10:00, also at the Selkirk Golf & Country Club
Neel Soni of the St. Charles Country Club, has won the 2019 Maple Leaf Junior Tour Junior Boys National Championship.
The non-profit Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour, concluded its 21st season on November 10th with the final round of the MJT Boston Pizza National Championship presented by TaylorMade and adidas Golf at The Reunion Resort in Kissimmee, FL, which played host to four days of golf including a practice round and three rounds of competition and a record-sized field of elite young golfers from across Canada.
Eight Manitobans were in the season ending championship with Soni taking top honours in the Junior Boys division as well posting the top finish of all Manitobans in the field. Soni, the 2019 Manitoba Order of Merit winner, shot a total score 2019 including an final round 71 that propelled him to a four shot victory over Nicholas Rimmer of Edmonton, Alberta.
Ryan Hargreaves of the Shilo Country Club was next in the Junior Boys division finishing in 9th place with 239. Rossmere Country Club clubmates Lachlan Allerton and Carter Johnson finished T19th and 24th place respectively.
In the Juvenile Boys division, Braxton Kuntz of Breezy Bend Country Club finished 5 shots back of the winner and in 4th place overall for a 219 total. Noah Fiks of Bel Acres was the next Manitoban in the field finishing in 9th and Trey Ross of Rossmere finished T19th.
In the Pee Wee division, Spence Mott of Shilo Country Club finished in 6th place with a 251 total.
Complete final round results are available HERE >>.