Tough conditions tighten the field at provincial junior championships
Alberta Golf (High River) – Tough wet conditions at Highwood Golf for round 3 of the Alberta Junior Championship meant only 2 players on either the boys or girls division broke par on Thursday. Joel Sullivan of Country Hills golf & CC rocketed into the top 20 after shooting a round of 66. UBC golfer Ethan de Graaf had the best round among the contenders shooting and even par 70 to sit 4 shots back of leader Carter Graf who’s 5 over 75 has brought a half dozen players back into the championship with one round to go.
Defending junior girls champion Annabelle Ackroyd of the Glencoe Golf & CC shot a 2 over round of 72 to extend her lead to 4 strokes over Victoria Tse and 9 shots clear of Kaitlyn Wingnean with one round to go.
Tommy McKenzie and Cooper Lindberg are tied for the lead in the Juvenile Boys division while Kaitlyn Wingnean of the Derrick Golf & Winter Club has a massive 10 shot lead in the Juvenile Girls competition.