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MJT-CPGA Atlantic Junior Championship at at The Links at Penn Hills / North American Junior Championship Qualifier

August 1-2, 2006
The Links at Penn Hills • Shubenacadie (Halifax), NS

THREE WIN MAJOR EXEMPTIONS AT MJT’S CPGA ATLANTIC JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP

SHUBENACADIE, NS – The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), Canada’s only national junior tour run by Golf Professionals, held a major event endorsed by the Atlantic Professional Golfers’ Association at The Links at Penn Hills in Shubenacadie, NS, on August 1st and 2nd. The 36-hole tournament, the MJT-CPGA Atlantic Junior Championship, is part of a series of national events pioneered by the MJT in conjunction with the provincial CPGA zones.

The junior golfers taking part competed for three exemptions – one for the 8th annual, invitation-only MJT Boston Pizza National Tour Championship in Whistler, British Columbia, August 28th and 29th, and two for the North American Junior Championship in New Braunfels, Texas, this December.

Brian Affleck, 17, of Sutherlands River, NS, and Glen Lovat Golf Course, fired rounds of 74-76 (150) to take low overall and the MJT-CPGA Atlantic Junior Boys 17 and up champion title, securing the boys spot on Maple Leaf Team Canada to Texas. Runner-up to Affleck was Jin Ko, 17, of Halifax, NS, who posted scores of 78-77 (155), while third place in the division went to Scott Morton, 17, of New Glasgow, NS (82-78=160).

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Top Finishers

Place Name City Sex Age Scores Total Status
Boys 13 & Under
Par 72 , Yardage 5912, Slope/Rating 124/68.7
1 Myles Sullivan Portage la Prairie, MB M 13 73, 78 151
2 Joe Hines Windsor, NS M 13 83, 82 165
3 Peter Topshee Truro, NS M 13 80, 88 168
Boys 14-16
Par 72 , Yardage 6609, Slope/Rating 131/72.1
1 James Laing Truro, NS M 16 76, 76 152
2 Jordan Newcombe Falmouth, NS M 14 78, 81 159
3 Alex Fleming Colchester County, NS M 14 81, 79 160 Tie
3 Sean Stuart Bedford, NS M 16 77, 83 160 Tie
Boys 17-19
Par 72 , Yardage 6609, Slope/Rating 131/72.1
1 Brian Affleck Sutherlands River, NS M 17 74, 76 150
2 Jin Ko Halifax, NS M 17 78, 77 155
3 Scott Morton New Glasgow, NS M 17 82, 78 160
Girls
Par 72 , Yardage 5912, Slope/Rating 124/68.7
1 Irene Jung Bedford, NS F 12 87, 79 166
2 Kyla McIsaac Kentville, NS F 18 92, 94 186

Full Results
Order of Merit Standings