Brantford, ON – High winds made for a challenging second round at the Ontario Junior (U19) Girls’ Spring Classic, due to weather and course conditions changing overnight. The greens at Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course were rolling a lot faster today, with the course having a chance to cut the greens following two days of heavy downpour.
With cuts being made to forty-two plus ties, your leader heading into the final round is Lauren Zaretsky (Ladies’ Golf Club of Toronto). Zaretsky played the low round of the day at two-under, to give her a three-stroke lead over Nyah Kelly (Lindsay G&CC). Team Ontario athlete, Alessandra Nagayo (Public Player), had a strong round to advance her twelve positions. Her third-place position sits her five-strokes behind the leader. Additional players climbing the leaderboard is Michelle Xing and Swetha Sathish (Hidden Lake GC) in a two-way tie for fourth. 2027 graduate Elliana Buhagiar, advanced to T6 today with a total of 149 heading into the third round.
The final round of the Junior Girls Spring Classic is set for 11:30 a.m.. Leaderboard information, pairings, and tee times can be found on our Golf Genius page. For media coverage of the Ontario Junior (U19) Girls’ Spring Classic, please visit the Golf Ontario Facebook page to view our photo albums.
Tomorrow morning at Shelburne Golf and Country Club, the Ontario Junior (U19) Boys’ Spring Classic gets underway at 7:30 a.m.. To follow along with the field of 60, check out our Golf Genius website here. Competitors will battle in the first two rounds to make the cutline of 42+ ties, with the final round taking place June 30th. To read more about the Junior Boys Spring Classic Championship, click here.
About the Junior Spring Classic (U19) Championships
The Junior Spring Classic (U19) Championship is contested annually over the Victoria Day long weekend and features many of Ontario’s best male and female junior golfers. The field of competitors gained entry to the competition through a qualifying process earlier in the season.
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Key Provincial Competitions Protocols/Restrictions (as of May 31st, **subject to change)
- At all times, and in all places, 2-metre physical distancing must be respected.
- No Caddies permitted except for the Ontario Disability Championship.
- No spectators, including coaches, are permitted (**Exceptions: Players 18 & under may have one accompanying adult).
- Restricted field sizes (see individual championship websites)
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