A field of 45 junior golfers competed in the Canterbury Junior Tournament played at the Rangiora Golf Club. Two events were held with both 18 holes and 9 holes on offer to cater for the various stages of development. Rangiora provided a great course with the juniors all enjoying the challenge.
The grade 1 boys section was won by Hayato Miya on 74 one shot clear of his brother Yuki Miya (both Russley) with Lachie MacKay (Waimairi Beach) and Mika MacDonald (Christchurch) taking out the net prizes.
Kaiapoi's Retief Beneke won the grade 2 net on a countback from Joseph Hall (Weedons) with a net 70, the stableford was won by Kyle Whiu (Rawhiti) with 38 points with Nathan Hall (Weedons) finishing on 35 points on a countback.
Scoring was very competitive in the U13 Boys section with Cooper Moore taking out the best gross with 76 with Michael Visser winning the stableford with 49 points with Etienne Collier (Avondale) on 42 points.
Anika Park (Russley) won the girls section with a gross 72 with Amy Weng finishing runner up on 79. Jessie Mercer (Everglades) won the stableford with 37 points from Yoyo Fu on 35 points.
The Future 9 Hole event was played from the purple course with some great scoring from the younger juniors. Lexi Thompson-Hall (Futures Canterbury) won the girls events with 33 stablefords with Zaria Bourne (Avondale) on 24 points. Jacob Clancy (Russley) won the boys stableford with 29 points from Ethan McCleary (Templeton on 27 points)
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