Hawken takes overall crown at Maple Leaf Junior event

Brett Hawken of Wetaskiwin captured the 17-19 year-old boys’ title and the overall crown at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour event at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club during the weekend. Hawken, 17, shot rounds of 74-72 for a 146 total and a five-stroke victory over Brandon Hogue of Leduc, who had rounds of 79-72.

Brett Hawken of Wetaskiwin captured the 17-19 year-old boys’ title and the overall crown at the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour event at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club during the weekend.

Hawken, 17, shot rounds of 74-72 for a 146 total and a five-stroke victory over Brandon Hogue of Leduc, who had rounds of 79-72.

Twelve-year-old Chandler McDowell of the host RDGCC won the 13-and-under division with a 150 total, following rounds of 76-74. Brendan Brown, 13, of Calgary was second at 74-80—154.

Scott McNichol, 16, of Calgary won the 14-16 year-old title with a 74-74—148, one stroke better than Derek Roach, 16, of Calgary (77-72) and Brett Pasula of the RDGCC (72-77).

Shannon Raina, 19, of Calgary won the girls’ title with an 87-87—174 total, five strokes ahead of Emily Creaser, 15, of Edmonton (87-92).

Lorne Baile, 17, of Lacombe was 25th in the 17-19 year-old division with a 94-89—183.

Jaxon Lynn, 14, of Sylvan Lake (79-83) and Jeremy Rietze, 16, of Lacombe (78-84) tied for seventh in the 14-16 year-old division at 162 while Derrick Morrell, 16, of the RDGCC was in a tie for ninth at 163 after rounds of 81-82.

Kolby Vold, 16, of Ponoka and Wolf Creek Golf Resort, tied for 14th at 85-80—165 with Ryan Morrell, 14, of the RDGCC 19th at 86-85—171.

Pasula won the long drive title for his age group while Vold was closest to the pin.

Pasula had a busy four days as he finished third in the 14-16 year-old division at the Maple Leaf event and the CPGA Saskatchewan Junior Championship played on Thursday and Friday at The Willows in Saskatoon.

Pasula carded rounds of 72-70 for a 142 total, which placed him sixth overall.

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