Golfers kick off tour

Williams Lake’s junior golfers hit the links this past weekend in Delta, B.C. for the opening round of the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour.

Williams Lake’s junior golfers hit the links this past weekend in Delta, B.C. for the opening round of the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour.

Derrick Walters, 16, and Ryan LaBossiere, 16, both played two rounds at Delta’s Kings Links by the Sea in the boys 14-16 age division.

Walters fired a day-one 89, followed up by a steady 85 on day two for a combined 174 — enough for 13th place in the field.

LaBossiere finished with a day-one 90, followed by an 88 for a 178 combined score — finishing in 17th place.

The first day of the tournament saw golfers contend with howling winds, impeding scores throughout the field.

The next Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour stop is slated for Morgan Creek Golf Course in South Surrey, B.C. from April 7-8.

The tournament is a qualifier for the Callaway Junior World Championship in San Diego, CA coming up this July.

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