Junior boys nationals loaded with Saskatchewan sharpshooters

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

Seven players from Saskatchewan are set to tee it up at the Canadian Junior Boys Championship starting on Monday.

The 72-hole tournament is being hosted at Vallée du Richelieu – Le Club in Sainte-Julie, Québec.

Provincial champion Hunter Kutcher of Regina leads the group into the championship. Also in the field are Chase Pochylko (Saskatoon), Tommy Danielson (Saskatoon), Max Regier (Saskatoon), Will Blake (Regina), Alex Swinnerton (Saskatoon), and Theoren West (Wawota).

The championship will be contested on the par 72, 7,056 yard Rouville Course at Vallée du Richelieu.  The club has played host to a number of PGA, LPGA, and PGA TOUR Champions Tour events.

The Canadian Junior Boys Championship is a 72-hole stroke play event, with a 36-hole cut to the low 70 players and ties. In the event of a tie at the end of four rounds, there will be a hole-by-hole playoff immediately following completion of 72-holes.

The winner of the championship will receive an exemption into both the 2022 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship at Point Grey Golf & Country Club in Vancouver (Aug. 1-4) and the 2022 U.S. Junior Amateur at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Oregon (July 25-30).

Regier, the under-17 Saskatchewan champion will be first on the course on Monday, he starts at 5:40 a.m. Saskatchewan time for his first round. Danielson will tee off at 6:10 a.m. local time. West begins his opening round at 7:10 a.m. Swinnerton will start at 7:20 a.m. while the remaining three start a little later in the morning.

Blake tees off at 10: 40 a.m., Kutcher will start his round at 11:50 a.m. and Pochylko will be last Saskatchewan player on the course when his group is on the blocks at 12:20 p.m.

All the championship information can be seen here.