Henry holds serve on home course, Grieve takes ladies lead at amateur championships

Saskatoon's Sarah Grieve is the first round leader at the 2022 Saskatchewan Amateur Women's Championship at Cooke Municipal Golf Course.

Prince Albert’s Brett Henry is on top of the leaderboards at the Saskatchewan Amateur Men’s and Mid-Amateur (25+) Championships after one day of the events.

The Cooke Municipal Golf Course member used his home-course advantage to shoot a stellar 3-under par, 68 in the first round of the 54-hole mid-amateur and 72-hole amateur tournament.

Henry leads the field by a shot, both Prince Albert’s Cole Jenkins and reigning-amateur champion Roman Timmerman of Saskatoon are a stroke back at 2-under par, 69. Three-time defending mid-amateur champion Danny Klughart, also of Prince Albert is tied for fourth at even par along with Madison’s Kyle Wiebe.

On the mid-amateur championship leaderboard, Moose Jaw’s Chris Knoop is in second place at 2-under par 68. Klughart and Wiebe each jump a spot on the leaderboard with Jenkins not being old enough to qualify for the mid-amateur event.

Highlighting day one was Saskatoon’s Max Regier getting a hole-in-one on the 17th at Cooke Municipal Golf Course. The 16-year-old is at 3-over par, he’s tied for 17th.

The Saskatchewan Amateur Women’s Championship is led by Saskatoon’s Sarah Grieve.

Grieve, 19, opened the three round tournament with an 9-over par, 80 in Prince Albert on Tuesday.

She leads Regina’s Autumn Neiszner and Calgary’s Emily Cornwall by one shot a third of the way through the championship. Chelsea Kinoshita is in fourth place at 11-over par.

The complete results from round one of the women’s event can be found here, the amateur men’s and mid-amateur championship leaderboards can be seen here.

The championships resume Wednesday with tee times beginning at 7 a.m.