LOGAN YANICK FINISHED 10th at the BC Junior Boys' Golf Championship.

Yanick top local at BC Junior Boys golf championship

Crown Isle golfer finishes 10th; Valliere was leader after first round

Logan Yanick was the top Comox Valley finisher at the 2013 BC Junior Boys’ Golf Championship, held July 2-5 at the Revelstoke Golf Club.

The Courtenay golfer from Crown Isle finished at +3 291 (74-74-68-75), good enough for 10th place in the talented field. There was a three-way tie for first place, with Jared Dutoit (Kimberley), Jordan Lu (Vancouver) and Kevin Vigna (Coquitlam) all carding -11 277 and Dutoit winning in a playoff.

First-round leader Mark Valliere, also out of Crown Isle, finished in a three-way tie for 17th at +6 294. He followed his impressive opening round 69 with rounds of 77-76-72.

Terran Berger out of Glacier Greens in Comox finished in a seven-way tie for 37th at +14 302 (70-80-76-76) and Matthew Irvine out of Crown Isle finished in a three-way tie for 65th at +24 312.

There’s more high-calibre action for local golfers this week (July 8-11) at the CN Future Links Western Championship at the Wolf Creek Golf Course in Ponoka, Alta. where Nicholas Crookall of Courtenay will be flying the Comox Valley colours.

The top six finishers will earn exemptions into the 2013 Canadian Junior Boys Championship,  July 29 to Aug. 2 at the Timberwolf Golf Club in Garson, Ont.












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