Blake inside top-10 after round one of Canadian junior boys nationals

Left to right; Chase Pochylko, Tommy Danielson, Max Regier, Hunter Kutcher, Will Blake, Alex Swinnerton, and Theoren West.

Regina’s Will Blake is the top Saskatchewan golfer at the Canadian Junior Championships in Sainte-Julie, Québec.

The Royal Regina Golf Club member shot even par on day one of the championship at the Vallée du Richelieu – Le Club. He had five birdies on his card leading himself into a tie for ninth place going into round two.

Saskatoon’s Max Regier and another Royal player, Hunter Kutcher are tied for 47th at 4-over par. Chase Pochylko (Saskatoon) sits at 5-over, he is tied for 62nd. Tommy Danielson of Saskatoon was 6-over in round one, he’s tied for 82nd. Theoren West was 7-over, the Wawota product is tied for 91st and Alex Swinnerton of Saskatoon is in a tie for 135th after shooting 11-over, 83 on Monday.

Blake will tee off for round two at 5:40 a.m. Saskatchewan time, he’s the first local on the course Tuesday. Kutcher is next at 6:50 a.m. while Pochylko starts at 7:20 a.m. Regier tees off with the 10:40 a.m. group, Danielson will begin at 11:10 a.m. West will be back on the course just past noon local time at 12:10 p.m. and Swinnerton will be in the second last group of the day beginning at 12:20 p.m.

The top 70 players and ties will make the cut. The complete results can be seen here.