Five way tie for the top position after opening the round.
Seventeen-year-old Alex Swinerton made a great start to the Mackenzie Tour’s Elk Ridge Open.
Swinerton, from Saskatoon and a golfer off Vasco Golf Course, is out of the lead at Alec Ridge Resort after shooting two 68-under rounds.
The 2020 Junior Lobstick Champion and 2021 Provincial Junior Men’s Amateur Runner-up recorded five birdies during the round, which placed him sixth overall with Selkirk’s Travis Friedberg, Minnie, Heathrow, Florida’s Lance Lowe and Michael Blair. Encaster, camel
Powell, California’s Franklin Huang, Cambridge, Camel’s Brendan Leonard, Gander, NL’s Blair Bursi, Ang Guardian, Kew’s Raul Maynard and Calgary’s Sang Lee are all tied for the lead after an under-cross fire. 67
Calvary’s Evan Holmes, Toronto’s Sebastian Caesarmack, Aurora, Camel’s Mark Caslow, Toronto’s Chris Wilson, Troy’s Eric Bank, NS and Calgary’s Carter Lewis find themselves in the second round on Friday, the North Vancouver column With Davison and Chandler McDowell of Springbrook, Alta, three shots away.
Prince Albert’s Danny Klugart is 66th after shooting six six-over rounds of 76 on Thursday. The three-day tournament will end on Saturday, with the final pair starting at 9am.