Scarborough – Second-round action at Scarboro Golf & Country Club for the 2022 Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship brought changes to the leaderboard as players jockeyed to make the cut. After two rounds, a handful of players sit under par, setting up for an interesting moving day on Thursday.
Ryan Tsang (Cedar Brae Golf Club) fired a stellar 5-under (66) on the strength of five back-nine birdies to take a one-stroke lead into the third round. Jeff Fang (Players Club – Markham) followed up his strong opening round 68 with a 1-under (70) today to sit in second place at 4-under. Just behind the leaders are three golfers tied at 2-under, including Aidan Gavey (Golf Canada Club – Ontario), Justin Allen (Weston Golf & Country Club) and Jeremy Kirk (Fort William Country Club). Local favourite Matthew Javier of
Scarboro Golf & Country Club sits tied in sixth place.
The cut line fell at +9 and leaves third-round tee times beginning tomorrow, starting at 7:30 am. For media coverage of the Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship, please visit the Golf Ontario Facebook page to view our photo albums. To follow along with the leaderboard, visit our Golf Genius page.
About the Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship
The Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship was first played in 1923 at Lakeview Golf and Country Club. Featuring the best amateur golfers in the province, it is arguably the most prestigious event in the country. Many players have kick-started their journey to professional golf through the event.
Since the inaugural event, the Ontario Amateur has enjoyed an illustrious history of great champions including highly decorated amateur golfer and NHL referee Garrett Rank (2018), 2003 Masters Champion Mike Weir (1990 & 1992), Gerry Kesselring (1949, 1951, 1952, 1953), professional players Jon Mills (2001), Corey Conners (2010), Albin Choi (2012), Chris Hemmerich (2014) and Gary Cowan. Cowan holds the record for the most Ontario Amateur Championships with nine (1964, 1968, 1971, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1981 & 1984).
About Golf Ontario
Golf Ontario is Ontario’s Provincial Sport Organization focused on enhancing participation, elevating performance, and supporting the passion of golfers in Ontario. With over 100,000 individual members and 500 member clubs, Golf Ontario is one of the largest golf associations in the world. From rating courses and keeping the integral rules of the game intact to growing the game at the grassroots level and hosting the best amateur tournaments in Canada, Golf Ontario is a passionate group dedicated to Shaping Lives Through Golf.
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