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Javier Continues to Impress Halfway Through 101st Junior (U19) Boys Championship; Round 2 Recap

July 5, 2023

Beeton, ON – Another hot and sunny day at The Club at Bond Head,  featured another round of competitive golf at the 101st Ontario Junior (U19) Boys Championship. Round two featured more impressive scores from the field as competitors battled to make the cut for the final two rounds of the championship. 

Matthew Javier (Scarboro Golf & Country Club) extended his lead on top of the leaderboard with another terrific performance today. Firing a second-round 65, including five birdies on the back nine. Javier is now 13-under par for the tournament and leads by seven strokes ahead of Luke Smith (The Thornhill Club) and Finn Meister, who are tied for second place at 6-under par. Smith shot 69 in the second round while Meister shot a 71.

Following the second round, 68 players made the cut for the final two rounds. Headed into the third round, which begins tomorrow with the first tee-off at 7:30 a.m., the rest of the field will be eager to catch the leaders. For media coverage of the Ontario Junior Boys (U19) Championship, please visit the Golf Ontario Facebook page to view our photo albums. To follow along with the leaderboard, visit our official tournament website

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