The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour has concluded their season in Saskatchewan.
The tour stopped at Warman’s Legends Golf Club on Aug. 22 and 23 for the MJT/Golf Saskatchewan OOM Championship.
Regina’s Autumn Neiszner capped her season with a win in the 15-19 girls age group after shooting 150 (72. 78) over the two days. Neiszner edged Saskatoon’s Sarah Grieve by a shot to win the category. Symone Ripley, also of Saskatoon was third at 189 (97, 92).
Ella Kozak (above) found herself on the podium again, the Yorkton golfer shot 170 (83, 87) to win the under-15 girls division. Sarah Henderson of Saskatoon was second at 217 (114, 103) and T’Kayah Sim of St. Walburg placed third.
Cole Nagy (above) claimed the junior boy’s category and the overall championship with a 36-hole total of 145 (77, 68) on Sunday. Nagy, of Saskatoon was a stroke better than Regina’s Aidan Shanks and a pair of Alberta golfers who finished at 146. Zach Szakacs of Corman Park was fifth at 152 (75, 77).
Kindersley’s Cort Tunall (below) was in the hunt for the overall championship.
The 16-year-old carded rounds of 73 and 70 finishing just two strokes back of Nagy. Tunall did claim the juvenile boy’s division by four shots. Brett Leonard of Corman Park placed second at 147 (74, 73). Saskatoon’s Chase Pochylko and Guillermo Salazar of Waskesiu tied for third at 149.
Darien Herlick (above) of Weyburn found himself on top of the MJT podium again. The Weyburn Golf Club athlete won the bantam boy’s category with a score of 142 (72, 70). Herlick finished five shots ahead of Saskatoon’s Max Regier and nine strokes ahead of Warman’s Dane Giesbrecht.
In the peewee boy’s category Elias Haukeness (below) was the winner with a two-round score of 166 (86, 80). Cole Silverson of Regina was a shot back in second place. Saskatoon’s Lucas Sturgeon and Grady McDougall of Prince Albert tied for third place.