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MJT-CPGA Atlantic Junior Championship at The Links at Penn Hills
QUALIFIER: CAN-USA Team Matches - AZ

August 19-20, 2009
Shubenacadie (Halifax), NS

MATHES ARIZONA-BOUND AFTER MJT’S NOVA SCOTIA STOP

Shubenacadie, NS – Tremendous heat and a hurricane on the horizon proved no distraction for players competing in the Maple Leaf Junior Tour’s (MJT) CPGA Atlantic Junior Championship at The Links at Penn Hills this week as they focused on winning their division titles and on qualifying for the CAN-USA Team Matches at ASU Karsten Golf Club in Tempe, Arizona, this December.

Derek Mathes, 16, of Kitchener, ON, won low overall honours after closing with a one-under-par 71 to shoot 74-71 (145), claiming the MJT CPGA Atlantic Junior Boys 14-16 Champion title and the spot in the Arizona matches. Clearly on a roll, Mathes also won both the Mr. Lube Long Drive and the Sundog Skills (KP) Competitions in his division. “My key to winning was making par when I had to and driving the ball straight,” outlined Mathes.

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Top Finishers

Place Name City Sex Age Scores Total Status
Boys 13 & Under
Par 72, Yardage 5912, Slope 124/68.7
1 Myles Creighton Digby, NS M 13 78, 79 157
2 Jake Lloy Windsor, NS M 13 96, 97 193
3 Jarred Lowe Digby , NS M 12 95, 99 194
Boys 14-16
Par 72, Yardage 6609, Slope 130/72.1
1 Derek Mathes Kitchener, ON M 16 74, 71 145
2 Jose Gabriel Pauig Bedford, NS M 16 81, 77 158
3 Jamie Sweet Dartmouth, NS M 16 80, 80 160
Boys 17-19
Par 72, Yardage 6609, Slope 130/72.1
1 Sean Fraser Sackville, NS M 18 77, 77 154
2 Craig Dale East Mountain, NS M 18 75, 80 155
3 Marc Young Georges River, NS M 19 81, 79 160
Girls

Full Results
Order of Merit Standings