Jaxon Lynn of Sylvan Lake recently won the 2016 Alberta Junior Boys Championship.

Local golfer named 2016 Alberta Junior Boys Champion

Dedication and plenty of practice played a big part in Lynn’s win this week.

  • Jul. 21, 2016 12:00 p.m.

It may not have been the final day he was expecting, but after Cottonwood Golf and Country Club was forced to close the course due to heavy rains that flooded fairways this morning,Jaxon Lynn is the 2016 Alberta Junior Boys Champion. Lynn carded a tournament total of -6, 207, finishing eight strokes ahead of his nearest competitor.

Dedication and plenty of practice played a big part in Lynn’s win this week. When asked about his play throughout the tournament, Lynn responded, “on the first day, I didn’t putt very well. And then I spent about two hours on the putting green after the first round. Ever since then I started putting well.”

Chandler McDowell’s impressive third round, where he shot -5, 66, would prove to be enough as he walks away with the title of 2016 Alberta Juvenile Boys Champion.

The Alberta Junior Boys Interprovincial Team will consist of the respective champions, Lynn and McDowell, as well as Matt Bean who earned the final spot. Lynn and McDowell each shot around of 66 throughout the tournament, and a 68 and 69 on days one and three propelled Bean to his impressive overall finish.

 

Just Posted

PHOTOS: Customs and Classics shift into gear

The annual Customs and Classic Show and Shine was held July 14

High temperatures bring heat warning for Sylvan Lake and Eckville

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the next two days

PHOTOS: Chamber hosts first-ever golf tournament

Roughly 70 golfers took to the course at Meadowlands, Friday

Eckville and Sylvan Lake areas under thunderstorm watch

Environment Canada placed the region under the watch just before noon on Friday

Sylvan Lake takes first step towards Pogadl Park

A planning meeting was recently held by Council and user groups

Angry giant baby Trump balloon makes him feel ‘unwelcome’ in London

Trump told The Sun newspaper that he felt unwelcome in London because of protests, including a giant balloon that was being flown over Parliament on Friday.

Trudeau’s youth council divided over Trans Mountain pipeline purchase

A letter signed by 16 past and present members was made public today, asking the federal government to reverse course

Hulk Hogan reinstated into wrestling Hall of Fame

Hogan had used racial slurs caught on video when talking about his daughter sleeping with a black man

Storm rips through Central Alberta

Hail pelts region causing damage to farmland, plus communities in Ponoka, Bashaw and Stettler

‘Lava bomb’ through roof of tour boat injures 22 in Hawaii

“An explosion occurred near the shoreline hurling hot lava rocks towards the boat and injuring several passengers”

Critics claim Trump “defended a tyrant”

Trump questions US intel, not Putin, on Russia 2016 meddling

B.C. reporter calls out immigration photo on social media as fake news

A Vancouver reporter is calling out a British politician for spreading fake news

Hundreds of Arctic glaciers shrinking, disappearing

Out of 1,773 glaciers, 1,353 shrank significantly between 2000 and 2016

Indigenous housing providers worried Liberal proposals could put families on the streets

Indigenous housing providers raise alarms about future of federal funding deals

Most Read