U of R competes in first Canada West Championship

The University of Regina golf team competed in the USports Canada West Championship earlier this month.

Earlier this month the Canada West Golf Championships were held at Cordova Bay Golf Course in Victoria, British Columbia.

Several Saskatchewan players were in the field playing for their respective schools including Saskatoon’s Micah Tangjerd who was competing for the University of Regina team that made it’s debut at the event.

Tangjerd finished in 25th place in the men’s competition alongside teammates Adam Husli, Brennan Riddle, Scott Mickowski, and Carter Bell.

The team finished in ninth place overall. The university also has two women competing at the event including Brittany Poitras and Morgan McKay.

Tangjerd joined Golf Saskatchewan to discuss the U of R team, their accomplishment of just attending the Canada West Championship and the goal of the newly formed golf program.

Regina’s Hunter Kutcher was the top local at the event the Royal Regina Golf Club member shot 76 and 79 to finish in 22nd at his Canada West debut for the UBC Okanagan Heat based in Kelowna.

Prince Albert’s Josh Guthrie competes for the University of Alberta, he placed 29th at 16-over par, 158 (76, 82).

The complete results can be seen here.