Saskatchewan’s 2023 Mid-Amateur Men’s champion is also the top finisher among locals at the concluded Canadian Mid-Amateur Championships.
North Battleford’s Tim Acaster tied for 28th at the national event, as did Prince Albert’s Brett Henry. Acaster shot 75, 73, 74, and 72 to finish at 6-over par, 294.
Henry posted rounds of 72, 77, 73, and 72.
Jehremy Ryde, the third member of the team shot 76, 75, 79, and 71 for a 72 hole total of 301, he tied for 50th. Todd Turgeon of Spiritwood and Jim Born of Lloydminster were tied for 59th at 16-over par, 304.
Ty Zaba of Regina shot 17-over par, 305 and was left in 64th, Shaun Dunphy of Saskatoon was tied for 72nd with scores of 71, 79, 87, and 75.
Seven of the locals didn’t make the cut at the event through 36 holes.
Warman’s Darryl Czuy finished at 11-over par, 155. Kyle Wiebe of Madison shot rounds of 70 and 87, he was 13-over par, 157.
Tied at 158 was Cory Selander of Prince Albert and Saskatoon golfer Scott Allan. Carnduff product Kris Carley fired an 82 in round one and a 77 during the second round finishing 15-over par, 159.
Scott Mackay of Regina posted back-to-back rounds of 80 for a total of 160 and Chris Reid of Meadow Lake carded an 80 in the opening round and 85 during round two.
The team of Acaster, Ryde, and Henry was seventh in the inter-provincial competition, just 11 strokes behind the winners from Ontario.
The next national championship is the Canadian Senior Women’s Championship beginning Aug. 30 in Woodstock, P.E.I.