Team Manitoba sits in a two-way tie for 5th place after the first round of the inter-provincial team competition at the 118th Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship. The team of Braxton Kuntz (Breezy Bend Country Club), Ryan McMillan (Elmhurst Golf & Country Club and Evan Nachtigall (What City Golf Course) shot a team score of 1-over par 143 to sit alongside of Team Prince Edward Island. Team Alberta is alone in first place shooting a team score of 6-under par.
Ryan McMillan currently leads the way for all Manitobans carding a 1-under par round of 70 on the Paintbrush course at the Pulpit Club in Caledon, Ontario. Evan Nachtigall posted a 2-over par score of 73 while Braxton Kuntz rounded out the Team Manitoba scoring with a 6-over par score of 77.
Scoring for all Manitobans in the field:
Ryan McMillan (Elmhurst Golf & Country Club) 71 – T27
Evan Nachtigall (Wheat City Golf Course) 73 – T87
Curtis Markusson (St. Charles Country Club) +2 through 9-holes
Grady Chuback (Team Manitoba / St. Charles Country Club) +2 through 13-holes
Marco Trstenjak (Elmhurst Golf & Country Club) 74 – T120
Braxton Kuntz (Breezy Bend Country Club) 77 – T189
Neel Soni (St. Charles Country Club) +8 through 14-holes
Trey Ross (Rossmere Country Club) 88 – 260
Round 1 was suspended due to darkness and will resume at 7:00am EST. The second, and final round of the inter-provincial team competition for the Willingdon Cup, will resume immediately following the conclusion of round 1 and will be played on on the Pulpit Course. Upon conclusion of the second round, the starting field of 264 players in this 72-hole event will be reduced to the low 70 players and ties.
For second round tee times, click here.
For the leaderboard and live scoring of the event, click here.