Team Sask. set to tee-off at Canadian Junior Boys Championship

Team Saskatchewan begins the Canadian Junior Boy's Championship on Monday.

Six under-19 golfers are in Medicine Hat this week chasing a national junior boy’s championship.

Saskatchewan junior champion Josh Nagy of Saskatoon, Bradley Moser also of Saskatoon, Deer Valley’s Cole Obrigewitsch, and Colby Friedrich from Battleford make up Team Saskatchewan. They were the top four finishers at the provincial junior championship played at Moon Lake Golf and Country Club from July 9 to 11.

Saskatchewan also had a pair of quota spots to fill in this year’s national tournament taking place at the Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club. Saskatoon’s Steven Duchscher and Connor Scissons tied for sixth place in the Saskatchewan championship earning them a spot at nationals. An Edmonton golfer placed fourth in the event.

Duchscher is the first to tee-off, he begins at 8:36 a.m. Monday, Obrigewitsch starts his round at 9:09 a.m., Moser will tee-off at 9:20 a.m., Nagy hits the course at 9:31 a.m. Friedrich will hit his first shot at 12:33 p.m. and Scissons will be in the 12:41 p.m. group.

Team Saskatchewan is coached by Jason Schneider.

The tournament is four rounds, they will have cuts after the second round on Tuesday. An inter-provincial team competition is built in for the first two days of the championship as well.

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