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Round two recap of the 2019 COBRA PUMA Junior Championship

Baker and Ives win Bantam Championships 
Parkash and Gaudet win Pee Wee Championships
(Left to right Abbey Baker, Annika Parkash, Zach Gaudet and Gavin Ives)
The NSGA crowned our first COBRA PUMA Pee-Wee (U13) Champions. Zach Gaudet of Truro Golf Club, captured his first provincial championship with a two round total of 152 (+8). Following his win when asked what the best part of his game was, Zach said “I had a really good short game and was consistent with my irons”.
Annika Parkash from Ashburn won the inaugural COBRA PUMA Pee-Wee Girls Championship.  The twelve year-old won the title after carding a two-day total of 185.  “My short game was on point and my driver was working for me.” said Parkash following her round today.
The COBRA PUMA Bantam Boys and Girls (U15) also concluded today.
The 2019 COBRA PUMA Bantam Junior Boys winner is Gavin Ives from Ashburn. The 14-year oldfired a two-day total of 158. Gavin is thanking his new putter for his win, as it “helped me save quite a few pars.”
Ashburn’s Abbey Baker successfully defended her title as the COBRA PUMA Champion. The 14-year old Provincial Development Team member carded a solid two-day total of 160 to win this years Bantam title, just a week after capturing the New Brunswick Bantam Championship.
Continuing her dominance through the Juvenile division as well, Abbey Baker is and is looking to win all three titles during tomorrows final round.
We can expect an exciting finish in our Junior Girls Division. Defending champion Heather McLean from Ken-Wo continued. two after firing a clean 74 (+2) to bring her two-day total to 150 (+6).
The lead group of girls; Cumby, McLean and Baker, hug it out after the round.
A lot of movement took place in the Juvenile (U17) leader board today. With a new leader, Owen Mullen of Truro Golf Club fired a 74 (+3) to take the top of the leader board heading into the final round with a total score of 151 (+9). Ashburn’s, Benjamin Childs and Kieran Allain sit close behind, tied for second and a total score of 152 (+10).
Leading the way for the Junior Boys (U19) after two rounds is Chester’s, Mark Chandler with a dominating 7-shot lead. Chandler carded a solid 74 (+3) today to maintain his lead. In second place is Craig Landry of Antigonish Golf Club with a two-day total of 153 (+11). Rounding out the top three in the Junior Boys division is Ben Callaghan of Abercrombie and Isaac MacNaughton of Truro GC, tied at 156 (+14).
Mark Chandler leads the entire boys field and Heather McLean leads the entire girls field going into round 3.
Round 3 is set to begin at 7:30am Thursday, July 11th.

 

ATLANTIC FUTURE LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP
Quota spots for the Atlantic Futures Links will allocated based on the final results of the Junior Championships. Note: Pee Wee’s are NOT eligible for these quota spots.
  • There are 12 quota spots for Junior Boys and 4 quota spots for Junior Girls.
  • These quota spots will be awarded to competitors who are already registered in the Atlantic Championships.
  • Competitors are responsible for travel and accommodations.
July 16-18
Covered Bridge Golf Club
Hartland, NS
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Junior Boys
The 2019 Canadian Junior Boys Championship will be at the Covered Bridge Golf and Country Club in Hartland, NB, August 12-15. The NSGA will be supporting a 3-person team to attend the Canadian Junior Boys. Each competitor will receive a $250 travel subsidy and two shirts. Competitors will be responsible for booking travel, accommodations and entry fees. The NSGA will not be sending a chaperone to nationals, nor is there funding for one.
An additional two (2) quota spots to compete in the Canadian Junior Boys Championship will be allocated based on results from the NSGA Junior Championship. There is no funding for this spot and the competitor will be responsible for all entry fee’s and travel related costs.
For more information on the 2019 Canadian Junior Boys Championship please
Junior Girls
The 2019 Canadian Junior Girls Championship will be at the Lethbridge Country Club in Lethbriudge, AB, July 30-Aug 02. The NSGA will be supporting a 3 person team to attend the Canadian Junior Girls. Each competitor will receive a $1000 travel subsidy and two shirts. Competitors will be responsible for booking travel, accommodations and entry fees. The NSGA will not be sending a chaperone with the team, nor is there funding for one.
For more information on the 2019 Canadian Junior Girls Championship please
*Competitors interested in competing in the Canadian Junior Boys and Girls Championships, and who earn a quota will be required to commit to using the quota spot immediately following completion of the NSGA Junior Championship on Thursday, July 11.*

 

For a complete list of results from the 2019 Cobra Puma Junior Boys Championship please CLICK HERE
For a complete list of results from the 2019 Cobra Puma Junior Girls Championship please CLICK HERE 
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