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McCulloch wins junior boys championship

Posted On: Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Sinks 35-foot eagle putt on final hole

McCulloch wins junior boys championship

Ashton McCulloch of Cataraqui Golf and Country Club (in photo) drained a 35-foot eagle putt on the final hole to win the 
the Ontario Junior Boys’ Golf Championship at Tangle Creek Golf and Country Club near Barrie.

The eagle gave him a two-stroke victory over Dylan Henderson of Westmount Golf and Country Club.

The 17-year-old McCulloch shot rounds of 72-72-69-68 for a -7 total.

The top golfer from the BruceGreySimcoe region was Joe McNeil of Hawk Ridge Golf Club near Orillia, who shot rounds of 77-72-70-72 and finished tied for 16th.

Andre Zhu of National Pines Golf Club near Barrie shot 76-73-79-70 and tied for 24th while Michael Ikejiani of Barrie Country Club carded rounds of 79-75-72-73 and finished tied for 26th. 

The only other golfer from BGS who made the cut - Jack Alward of Mad River Golf Club near Creemore - withdrew on Thursday after rounds of 79-75.
Narrowly missing the cut were Cade Preston of Barrie CC (77-78) and Eric Tae Kyoung Yun of National Pines (78-78). Preston missed by one stroke and Yun by two.

Also missing the cut were:

Lucas Ross, Midland Golf & CC (79-83)
Sean Tippin, Saugeen GC (82-83)
Kevin Lee, National Pines GC (81-89)
Ben Marshall, Tangle Creek (85-78)
Jacob Stoddart, Barrie CC (83-93)

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