6 Champions crowned in Red Deer at U17, U15, U13 Championships
Alberta Golf (Red Deer) – Alberta Spring Golf Resort was a great host for the top junior golfers in the province competing for a provincial title. The 36-hole format over 2 days saw 6 trophies handed out. In the U13 Girls division Red Deer’s Eileen Park, who grew up playing Alberta Springs, destroyed the competition by 19 strokes to take the title.
Eileen Park, 2020 U13 Girls Champion
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A close battle in the U13 Boys division saw Peter Hlushak of Spruce Grove edge Lyndon Kuryvial of Taber by 2 strokes.
Peter Hlushak, 2020 U13 Boys Champion
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In the U15 Girls division Jayla Kucy of Camrose shot a 3-over 75 to claim the title by 3 shots over Kalee Seto.
Jayla Kucy, 2020 U15 Girls Champion
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It was a tight fight for the U15 Boys crown with 5 golfers within 2 shots of the lead, in the end Jon Vinge from Calgary took home the hardware shooting a 1-under 71.
Jon Vinge, 2020 U15 Boys Champion
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In the U17 Girls division Georgia Barr of Calgary and Alexa Wingnean of Edmonton battled all day long before Barr took the title after shooting a 2-over 74.
Georgia Barr, 2020 U17 Girls Champion
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And some drama to end a great 2 days of competition, Cole Bergheim of Red Deer defeated Ethan Howes of Fort Saskatchewan with a birdie on the 2nd playoff hole to take the U17 Boys title.
Cole Bergheim, 2020 U17 Boys Champion
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