Glenboro’s Josh Wytinck fired a one-under-par 71 Tuesday to move into a tie for eighth place at the provincial men’s amateur golf championship on Tuesday at the Links at Quarry Oaks in Steinbach.
Wytinck has a two-round total of 145, sitting 11 strokes off of the sizzling pace set by former champion Garth Collings, who carded his second-straight 67 for a 36-hole total of 134. Dauphin’s Trevor Fox carded a 76 yesterday and is tied for 13th place at 148, while Brandon’s Travis Fifi slipped to a 77 and is now tied for 19th at 151 heading into today’s third of four rounds.
Eight golfers from southwestern Manitoba did not make the cut, with Dauphin’s Connor Shaw missing it by only one stroke after shooting 82 Tuesday for a two-round total of 161. Ross Sheard of Brandon notched an 81 for a total score of 164, Neepawa’s Joe Chartrand checked in with an 86 to sit at 164, while Glenboro’s Zach Wytinck carded a solid 76 after an opening-round 90 for a 166 total. Dauphin’s Drew Tyschinski shot 86 to sit at 169, Brandon’s Jeremy Marvin went from 90 Monday to 80 Tuesday for a score of 170, while Glenboro’s Glen Ford slipped to an 89 for a 36-hole total of 171. Meanwhile, Brandon’s David Glenn went 96-86 to finish at 182.
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