Summer has arrived with vengeance and so have the tourists. Calvin Ross from Fredericton, NB and Joe Irvin from Mississippi Mills, ON are tied for the lead after the first round of the 2019 MCT Men’s Amateur Championship. As temperatures soared above 30 degrees with humidity nearing 40, competitors battled the heat and exhaustion during todays first round.
Ross, who is a member of the Kingswood Golf Club and winner of the 2017 Canadian Junior Boys Championship, fired 5 birdies and 3 bogies to finish with a two under par 69. Ontario native, Joe Irwin is a caddy at Cabot and carded 6 birdies, two bogeys and one double to finish the round at two under.
Kevin George from the Lingan Golf Club is currently in second place after firing an even par 71.
There is a four-way tie for fourth place with Matt Cormier (Amherst), Owen Mullen (Truro), Craig Hollett (Dartmouth) and Teran Newell (Shelburne) all finished with a two over par (73).
For round one results please CLICK HERE