Lin and Ma Head into Final Round Leading Respective Groups at Ontario Peewee (U13) Championship; Round 1 Recap

Bracebridge, ON – On a beautiful summer day at South Muskoka Curling and Golf Club, the opening round of the Ontario Peewee (U13) Championship saw the next generation of golfers take to the course to showcase their potential. There was plenty of skill and talent to be seen throughout the day, and it showed with a tight leaderboard.

The Peewee Boys’ side has Oscar Lin (Station Creek Golf Club) on top of the leaderboard after the first day. Lin shot a 76 in the first round, which included five birdies. Right behind Lin is Liam Sands (St. George’s Golf & Country Club) in second place and Cristiano Gatto (Hamilton Golf & Country Club) in third. Sands is two strokes back of the lead after shooting a 78 today, while Gatto is three strokes back after shooting a 79.

On the Peewee Girls’ side, Evelyn Ma finds herself in the lead after playing fairly consistent golf today and finished with a 75, which included back-to-back birdies on holes 12 and 13. Right behind Ma are Ava Gilbert (Summit Golf & Country Club) and Grace Kim (Station Creek Golf Club), who are both tied for second after shooting a 78.

The final round of the Ontario Peewee (U13) Championship begin tomorrow with the first tee-off at 7:30 a.m. More sunshine will be on the way with light wind at 10 km/h.

For media coverage of the 2023 Ontario Peewee (U13) Boys and Girls Championship, please visit the Golf Ontario Facebook page to view our photo albums. To view all groups, start times and live scoring, visit the tournament website powered by Golf Genius.

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