Somerville, Lin, and Yun Tie for MJT Low Overall at Tangle Creek
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2019-09-07
By MAPLE LEAF JUNIOR GOLF TOUR
THORNTON, Ontario — The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour held its Ontario Fall Series tournament over the Labour Day weekend at Tangle Creek Country Club, where talented young golfers competed for titles in five divisions and final exemptions into the MJT Boston Pizza National Championship presented by TaylorMade and adidas Golf at the Reunion Resort in Florida later this November.
In the MJT Juvenile Boys division, Aurora, ON’s Ryan Somerville, 15, Somerville (74, 73 = 147) emerged victorious claiming his first Hoselton trophy of the season and the second of his MJT career.
Eric Tae Kyoung Yun, 18, earned his third straight win in the MJT Junior Boys division shooting scores 74 and 73 (147) to tie for the Low Overall score for the tournament.
The Low Overall Girls score and winner of the MJT Girls 15-18 Division was North York, ON-golfer, Kelly Zhao.
Fourteen-year-old Matthew Lyons, of Aurora, carded a seven-shot improvement between his two rounds to win the MJT Bantam Boys division by two shots.
Richmond Hill’s Evan Wee, 12, shot 94 and 88 (182) in the MJT Peewee Boys division.
The next MJT event in Ontario is the National Team Challenge presented by Freedom 55 Financial at Royal Niagara Golf Club in Niagara-on-the-Lake, September 20 to 22, where teams from all over Canada, the USA, Australia and Mexico are set to compete in a college-golf type format. For more information, please visit www.maplejt.com.
About the MJT
The non-profit Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour presented by Boston Pizza is Canada’s number one-played Junior Golf Tour as well as the only national junior tour run exclusively by PGA of Canada Professionals and the ‘Road to College Golf’ in Canada. The organization is presented nationally by Boston Pizza and supported by valued Premier, Tournament and Product Partners. The MJT hosts close to 80 events across Canada, including free Ford Go Golf Junior Clinics, the MJT Mini Tour for 7 to 12 year olds, the Collegiate Tour for 19 to 23 year olds, and multi-day events for competitive players aged 11 to 18 which are also qualifiers for international competitions. The program offers annual awards, scholarships, and frequent player incentives to help reward player's performance and participation throughout each season. MJT alumni include many Professional Tour players and PGA of Canada Professionals, as well as Canadian Amateur, National and Provincial Junior Champions. The MJT aims to develop champions, in golf and in life, promoting the game from grassroots through to provincial, national, university and professional level. For more information, see www.maplejt.com.