Local junior golfers perform well at invitation-only championship

Two local junior golfers played in the CN Future Links Pacific Championship held at in Chilliwack.

This past weekend, May 12-14, two local junior golfers played in the CN Future Links Pacific Championship held at the Chilliwack Golf and Country Club.

After opening the tournament with a first round of 74, Ely Overennay from Castlegar followed it up with an even-par round of 72 on day two to sit in a tie for 18th place.

On the third and final day he had a great round going, getting it to five under par after 14 holes and inside the top 10 until a bogey on the 15th hole slowed him down and a misfortune of ending his final hole of the tournament with a triple bogey, carding a final round of 71.

The end result was finishing 11 shots off the lead and in a tie for 14th place, which is an excellent showing as the CN Future Links is an invitation-only event that features the top junior golfers from the Pacific Region.

Kelly Hellman from Balfour was also in the tournament and finished in a tie for 16th place in the Junior Girls Division.