Wills earns repeat win at MJT stop in Swift Current


A total of 12 Southwest golfers took part in the MJT – Golf Saskatchewan Championship at the Elmwood Golf and Country Club in Swift Current on May 21-23.

Kyle’s Chloe Wills won the U15 Girls Division in Swift Current for a second straight year with a four-shot victory.

Wills jumped out to a four-shot lead with an 81 on Saturday. She held on to a one-shot lead with an 84 on Sunday. She shot an 85 on Sunday to close out the win.

Swift Current’s Niya Friesen placed second in U15 Girls behind Wills. Friesen sat second with an 85 on Saturday. She closed within one shot with an 81 on day two. She carded an 88 on day three to close out her weekend.

Swift Current’s Ethan Candow placed fifth in the Juvenile Boys Division. Candow was in the hunt with a 78 on day one. He followed up with an 81 on Sunday. Candow shot another 78 on day three.

Swift Current’s Makstr McIntyre placed seventh in Juvenile Boys. McIntyre carded identical 83s on day one and two. He made major strides on Sunday with a 75.

Swift Current’s Logan Lenz was close behind after he shot a 91 on day one and then improved to an 84 on day two. Lenz also shot a 75 on day three to climb the standings.

Maple Creek’s Cameron Schwab was the fourth local in the Juvenile Boys field. Schwab opened the event with a 97 in round one, followed by a 105 in round two. He concluded the weekend with a 98 on Sunday.

Swift Current’s Ayden Ross was the top local finisher in the Bantam Boys Division in 11th spot. Ross shot an 85 on Saturday, followed by a 93 on day two. He improved by 15 stokes for a third-round 78 on Sunday.

Swift Current’s Kadyn Olfert was also in Bantam Boys action. Olfert opened the tournament with a 91 on day one. He trimmed two strokes for an 89 on day two. He had his best round on Sunday with an 85.

Swift Current’s Paxton Wallace shot an opening round 99, but then trimmed 11 strokes for an 88 on day two. He finished his tournament with a 90 on day three.

Swift Current’s Dane Whitney carded a 95 on day one and a 97 in his second round. He concluded the tournament with a 98 on Sunday.

Swift Current’s Matty Schmiess placed fifth in the Peewee Boys Division. Schmiess opened the tournament with an 85, followed by an 87 on day two. He closed out the event with another 87 on Sunday.

Kyle’s Jace Wills wasn’t far behind in seventh spot in Peewee Boys. Wills posted an 82 on day before carding a 98 on day two. He improved to a 92 on day three.

There were also three local golfers in the MJT Mini Tour event on Saturday.

Kayden Meyer placed third in the Girls 11-12 Division with a score of 99.

Shaunavon’s Kellen Ross placed fourth in the Boys 11-12 Division with a 92. Swift Current’s Max Gehl was fifth with a 95.

The next MJT stop in Saskatchewan will be in Estevan on July 2-3.