Lucas Kim Pulls Ahead At Ontario Junior Boys’ Championship

Belleville, ON (GOLF ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO) – Toronto resident Lucas Kim carded a five-under par 67 Thursday to take a four stroke lead over the field at the Investors Group Ontario Junior Boys’ Championship hosted by Bay of Quinte Golf and Country Club in Belleville.

Kim, a member of Team Ontario and the 2011 CN Future Links Prairie champion, discarded  his co-leader status with a third day of solid results, marking five birdies, two bogeys, and an eagle on the par 5, 504-yard fourth hole. Kim now sits alone atop the leaderboard with a cumulative score of 205 (69-69-67), -11.

Kitchener resident Chris Hemmerich, who shared the lead with Kim after the second round, carded a one-under par 71 on Thursday to move to second place heading into Friday’s final round with a score of 209 (72-66-71), seven-under par. The 18-year old Westmount Golf and Country Club member will have 18 holes to narrow the gap before the 2011 champion is crowned on Friday afternoon.

15 year-old Windsor resident Bryce Evon moved up the leaderboard to third place after laying down six birdies and a single bogey for a 67 on Thursday. The GAO Public Player sits at 210, a stroke behind Hemmerich at six-under par.

Fourth place currently belongs to Straford’s Daniel Wilson, who is seven strokes off the pace at 212, four-under par. Three golfers are tied for fifth at even par; Team Ontario member Michael Nedoszytko of Toronto, Rick Voyvodic of LaSalle, and Ryan Borg of Orangville. First round leader Alex Purdom of London dropped to a tie for eighth place alongside Toronto’s Alex Turner, after carding a third round 77.

The final round of the tournament will tee off at 7:30 am, with the lead group of Kim, Hemmerich, and Evon set to tee off at 10:50 AM and the trophy to be awarded at the conclusion of the round.


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