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MJT Quebec Series at Club de Golf Rive-Sud / North American Junior Championship Qualifier

July 31-August 1, 2006
Club de Golf Rive-Sud • St-Basile-le-Grand, QC

DUPERE TAKES LOW OVERALL AT MJT’S RIVE-SUD EVENT

ST-BASILE-LE-GRAND, QC – The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), Canada’s only national junior tour run by Golf Professionals, held a two-day tournament at Club de Golf Rive-Sud in St. Basile-le-Grand this past Monday and Tuesday, July 31st and August 1st.

Niko Dupere, 16, of St. Eustache and Deux Montagne Golf Club, fired rounds of 76-74 to win both the Boys 14-16 division and low overall score in the event. As a result, Dupere qualified for a spot on Maple Leaf Team Canada in the North American Junior Golf Championship at The Bandit Golf Club in New Braunfels, Texas, this December. The rest of the eight-player team are qualifying at other MJT tournaments across the country.

Runner-up to Dupere in the Boys 14-16 division was Patrick Duquette, 15, of Beloeil and Club de Golf Beloeil, who shot 75-78 (153). Third place went to Jean Francois Godbout, 16, of St. Nicephore and Heriot Golf Club, who posted scores of 77-79 (156). Maxime Viens, 15, of St. Cesaire (76-84=160) and Pierre-Marc Biron, 14, of Varennes (76-85=161) rounded out the top five players in the division.

The Boys 13 and under division champion was 11-year-old Eric-James Boffey, of Brossard and Club de Golf de Brossard, who fired 81-84 (165) to edge Emmanuel Foucher, 13, of Laval Ouest, by one stroke. Foucher shot back-to-back rounds of 83 for a 166 total score. Third place in the division was claimed by Hugo Bernard, 11, of St. Basile-le-Grand, with scores of 92-86 (178).

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Top Finishers

Place Name City Sex Age Scores Total Status
Boys 13 & Under
Par 71, Yardage 6206, Slope/Rating: 111/68.6
1 Eric-James Boffey Brossard, QC M 11 81, 84 165
2 Emmanuel Foucher Laval Ouest, QC M 13 83, 83 166
3 Hugo Bernard St.-Basile-le-Grand, QC M 11 92, 86 178
Boys 14-16
Par 71, Yardage 6206, Slope/Rating: 111/68.6
1 Niko Dupere St. Eustache, QC M 16 76, 74 150
2 Patrick Duquette Beloeil, QC M 15 75, 78 153
3 Jean Francois Godbout St-Nicephore, QC M 16 77, 79 156
Boys 17-19
Par 71, Yardage 6617, Slope/Rating: 117/70.6
Girls
Par 71, Yardage 5205, Slope/Rating 113/68.1

Full Results
Order of Merit Standings