Golf Ontario

Javier Heads into Final Round with Sole Possession of Lead; Round 3 Recap

July 6, 2023

Beeton, ON – Despite wet and stormy weather conditions resulting in a brief suspension of play, the third round of the 101st Ontario Junior (U19) Boys Championship at The Club at Bond Head was nothing short of competitive. 

With a lot of the competition trying to catch him, Matthew Javier (Scarboro Golf & Country Club) continues to hold first place at 12-under par. Javier shot 73 in round three and will take a five-stroke lead into the final round. Behind him are Isaiah Ellis (Lookout Point Country Club), Ben Sheridan (Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club) and Luke Smith (The Thornhill Club), who are all tied for second place at seven-under-par. Ellis moved up two spots on the leaderboard today after shooting 70 in the third round. Sheridan moved up three spots after shooting 69, which included an eagle on the 16th hole. Smith shot a 71 in round three. 

With the fourth and final round on the horizon, many players will be eager to finish this tournament strong and catch up to the leaders. First tee-off tomorrow is at 7:30 a.m. For media coverage of the 101st Ontario Junior (U19) Boys Championship, please visit the Golf Ontario Facebook page to view our photo albums. To follow along with the leaderboard, visit our Golf Genius page

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