Hawryluk, DiCarlo Top Leaderboard At Maple City
The Jamieson Junior Golf Tour stopped in Chatham for the third event of the season at Maple City Golf and Country Club. The players enjoyed a lush, undulating layout, with a handful of tough pins to test their approach shots and putts.
In the Collegiate Mens’ Division, it was a pair of Wayne State Warriors atop the leaderboard, as Mathew Hawryluk (Maple City) and Josh DiCarlo (Pointe West) tied with three-under par 69. DiCarlo blazed through the front nine with four birdies for a 31, and paired that with a 38 on the back nine. Hawryluk’s round got off to a tough start, but he battled back with four birdies on the front nine, and capped off his round with a birdie-eagle finish on the par-five 17th and 18th holes.
In the Collegiate Womens’ Division, it was yet another battle between Jasmine Ly (Northern Illinois University) and Brooke MacKinnon (Hartford University) for the event title. Ly got off to a quick start, firing a bogey-free two-under par 33 on the front nine, while MacKinnon was two-over par at 37. MacKinnon made three birdies to pair with one bogey on the back nine, and bring her to even par on the day (72), but Ly kept her card clean, and with an even-par 37, maintained her two-under par total (70) and earned the victory.
In the Junior Girls’ Division, Kennedy Fremlin (Essex) earned her first victory of the season with nines of 40-40, 80 total. Fremlin birdied the par-4 sixth hole, and finished 3 shots clear of second-place finishers Karolyn Rombouts (Maple City) (83) and Vanessa Ardovini (Roseland) (83).
In the Junior Boys’ Division, Tyler Hurtubise (Pointe West) earned his first victory of the season with a one-under par 71, which contained an impressive back-nine comeback. Hurtubise made the turn onto the back nine at three-over par (38), and then rattled off four birdies in his next 6 holes to shoot 33. In second place was Steven Hill (Essex), who carded nines of 36-36 for an even-par 72.