First round complete on hot day in Red Deer at U17, U15, U13 Championships
Alberta Golf (Red Deer) – A gorgeous hot day at Alberta Springs Golf Resort in Red Deer saw a sold out field of 120 junior golfers compete in round 1 for the U17, U15 and U13 Provincial Championship.
In the U17 division Boys Division Logan Graf of Sylvan Lake leads by 3 strokes after shooting a first round 69 while Alexa Wingnean of Edmonton leads the U17 Girls division by one stoke over Calgary’s Georgia Barr.
U17 Boys leaders after round 1
U17 Girls leaders after round 1
Tate Bruggeman of Edmonton leads the U15 Boys Division after an opening round 4-under 68 while Jayla Kucy of Camrose has a one shot lead on Edmonton’s Kalee Seto heading to Wednesday’s final round.
U15 Boys leaders after round 1
U15 Girls leaders after round 1
In the U13 category Peter Hlushak of Spruce Grove shot a 4-under 68 to take a 3 shot lead to the final round while in the U13 girls division Eileen Park of Red Deer has a 5 shot lead after an opening round 4-over 76.
U13 Boys leaders after round 1
U13 Girls leaders after round 1
2020 has seen a boom in Junior Golf, with many sold out events on the McLennan Ross Alberta Junior Tour and Alberta Golf Provincial Championships.
WATCH: Competitors in U17, U15, U13 Championship talk about the growth of junior golf.