MARGESON & CHANDLER GO WIRE-TO-WIRE CHAMPIONSHIP
Nova Scotia Golf Association – The final of the 2016 COBRA PUMA Junior Championship took place today at the Chester Golf Club. Near perfect weather conditions made for an exciting final round.
When the dust settled Ashburn’s Shaun Margeson captured his first provincial Junior Championship. Home course favourite Allison Chandler successfully defended her title to win her second provincial Championship.
Allison Chandler continues to dominate girl’s junior golf as she finishes her provincial junior career with a bang! The 18-year-old native of Chester fired a final round 75 to win the championship with a three day total of 292.
Chandler will lead the Nova Scotia team to the Canadian Junior Girls Championship being held at Penn Hills Golf Club on August 2-5. Also heading to the National will be Meghan and Heather McLean of Ken Wo and Kiley MacDonald from Ashburn will serve as the alternate.
Shaun Margeson the newly crowned junior champion started his day with a three round total of 220 and had a two stroke lead over fellow NSGA Provincial Junior team member Ewan Kelly Jr, also from Ashburn. Margeson carded an even 70 during his round and won by 10 strokes over Chester’s Matthew Chandler who went 75-76-77-72 – 300. Ewan Kelly finished third over all with four day total of 304.
There was a three playoff between Charlie Doran (Ashburn), Zachary Forsythe (Ken Wo) and Aubrey Farrell (Seaview) to determine the alternate position for the team that will travel to the Nationals in August. Doran secured his alternate spot on the second playoff hole over Farrell and Forsythe. The team will be made up of Shaun Margeson, Matthew Chandler, Ewan Kelly and the alternate is Charlie Doran. The team representing Nova Scotia will compete at the Canadian Junior Boys Championship at the Clovelly Golf Course in St. John’s Newfoundland on August 1-4th.
For a complete of results from the COBRA PUMA Junior Championship please click below:
The NSGA and competitors of would like to thank Chester Golf Club for hosting the 2016 COBRA PUMA Junior and Bantam Championship! We would also like to send a big thank you to the Chester Ladies Division for taking the time to bake homemade cookies for all the competitors each day. What an amazing club and wonderful hosts!
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