Crozier takes first round lead again; Obrigewitsch sets pace at men’s amateur

Regina's Hallie Crozier shot 78 Tuesday and leads the 2023 Saskatchewan Amateur Women's Championship.

Regina’s Hallie Crozier is in familiar territory after the first round of the Saskatchewan Women’s Amateur Championship.

Last Tuesday, Crozier was leading the junior championship before taking second place in the tournament. A week later she sits atop the amateur provincial leaderboard following the first 18 holes at North Battleford Golf and Country Club. Crozier carded a trio of birdies on route to an opening round 6-over par, 78.

Calgary’s Emily Cornwall is a shot back in third. Holly Knudsen of Chaplin is two back of the lead in third, Lauren Fox (Creighton) sits in fourth at 9-over par, 81.

Regina’s Kim Walker leads the mid-amateur (25+) category at 10-over par, the two-time reigning senior women’s champion is tied fifth over with Kaylee Chung (Vancouver) and Niya Friesen of Swift Current.

The first tee time of the second round will begin at 12:50 p.m.

The full results and draw can be found HERE.

Cole Obrigewitsch (pictured above) is the leader after round one of the Men’s Amateur Championship in North Battleford.

The Deer Valley golfer drained five birdies on Tuesday and a bogey to card an opening hole score of 4-under 68 to lead by one over a trio of competitors.

North Battleford’s Tim Acaster, alongside Saskatoon players Jehremy Ryde and Tommy Danielson are all just a shot behind Obrigewitsch.

The logjam continues with five players tied for fifth at 70.

Acaster and Ryde are tied on top of the mid-amateur (25+) leaderboard at 3-under par 69, Kyle Wiebe (Madison), Scott Allan (Saskatoon), and Todd Turgeon (Spiritwood) are all tied for third at 2-under par, 70.

The full results of the men’s events are HERE.

Round two begins at 7 a.m. Wednesday.

The mid-amateur and amateur women’s events end Thursday after 54 holes, the men’s amateur is 72 holes and will conclude on Friday.