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.












Just Posted

Second Stage Players present laughter and love in We Are Family

Get your tickets early to see the Evergreen Club’s Second Stage Players’… Continue reading

Verdict gives murder victims’ parents sense of closure

A guilty verdict delivered earlier this week was “like a weight lifted off the chest.”

Thieves break into mailboxes overnight in Courtenay, Comox

Thieves in Comox were busy overnight on March 17, breaking into more… Continue reading

Man convicted of Courtenay couple’s murder

Michael Philip Simard, 45, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder.

‘Full worm super moon’ to illuminate B.C. skies on first day of spring

Spring has sprung, a moon named in honour of thawing soil marks final super moon until 2020

Comox Valley Hospice Society finds new Ocean Front home

Comox Valley Hospice Society (CVHS) recently announced plans to construct a new… Continue reading

Extensive training makes Island man powerlifter a national champ

Age no barrier to bouncing back from nagging back injuries in the past

40 records broken across B.C. as hot streak continues

Abbotsford hottest spot in Canada on Tuesday

B.C. wildfire prevention budget bulked up as dry spring unfolds

Night vision goggles tested for early detection effort

Vancouver driver ticketed twice within 6 minutes for same offence

The man was written up by two different officers for using an electronic device

B.C. teacher reprimanded after incident with Grade 11 student in school gym

Gregory Norman Brock was teaching at a high school in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District

B.C. man ‘parks’ horse during liquor store pit stop

As long as animal wasn’t jaywalking, no problem, says Parksville official

Starbucks to test recyclable cups, redesign stores in B.C., U.S. cities

The company also said it plans to redesign its stores as it adapts to increasing mobile pick-up and delivery orders

Most Read