Royal Canadian Golf Association

Royal Canadian Golf Association

July 06, 2005 17:09 ET

REVELL AND CYR HOLD LEAD INTO FINAL-ROUND OF FUTURE LINKS ONTARIO

Attention: Sports Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor BELLEVILLE--(CCNMatthews - July 6, 2005) - Brad Revell of Kingston, Ont. shot a one-under-par 71 for a two-day-total 138 to hold the lead by two-strokes going into the final-round of the 2005 BMO Financial Group Future Links Ontario Championship at Bay of Quinte Country Club.

Making a move to within two shots of the lead is Mitchell Molen of Fort Erie, Ont. who shot a four-under-par 68 for a two-day-total 140. Dave Gerolamy of Peterborough, Ont. moved to third position shooting a 73 for a two-day total of 141 while Jeremy Beal of Port Dover, Ont. shot a second-round 70 to finish with a two-day-total of 143.

In the Junior Girls division, Gabrielle Cyr of Blainville, Que. maintained her lead shooting a second-round 75 for a two-day-total of 149, seven shots ahead of Sara-Maude Juneau of Fossambault-sur-le-Lac, Que. who finished the day with a six-over-par 78. Jennifer Kirby of Paris, Ont. sits alone in third with a two-day-total 159 while Natalie Gleadall of Stratford, Ont. fell to fourth position a second round 84. Host club favourite Tara McFadden of Thomasburg, Ont. sits 17 shots off the lead with a two-day-total 166.

"I felt so good today," said the 15-year old Cyr who recently finished third at the 2005 Future Links Prairie Championship. "I plan to just put the ball on the fairways and greens and not play too aggressively going into the final round."

In the Bantam Boys division, Justin Shin of Richmond Hill, Ont. and John Foster of Concord, Ont. are tied for the top position with a two-day-total of 152. Elliott Whitley of Hamilton, Ont. shot a 75 to move to third position. Opening-round leader and defending champion Corey Conners of Palmerston, Ont. shot an 84 to drop to eighth place at 160 after the second round.

Rebecca Lee-Bentham of Richmond Hill, Ont. held her lead in the Bantam Girls division shooting a second-round 78 for a two-day-total 158. Vivian Tsui of Markham, Ont. sits 18 shots off the lead with a two-day-total of 176. Olivia Richards of Waterford, Ont. finished the day in third, bettering her opening-round score by nine strokes.

The sun was shining on Bay of Quinte Country Club today as Canada's top junior golfers showed off their stellar talent. Spectators are invited to come out and watch the final round free of charge on Thursday beginning between 7:30 - 9:30 am.

The following are second-round scores for Tuesday, July 6, 2005:

Junior Boys (Par: 72 Yardage: 6752)
1 Brad Revell, Kingston, ON--67-71--138
2 Mitchell Molen, Fort Erie, ON--72-68--140
3 Dave Gerolamy, Peterborough, ON--68-73--141
4 Jeremy Beal, Port Dover, ON--73-70--143
5 Jacob Patte, Oshawa, ON--73-71--144
T6 Éric Côté-Jinchereau, Sainte-Foy, QC--71-74--145
Matt Hoffman, Thornhill, ON--71-74--145
T8 Matt Hill, Brights Grove, ON--72-74--146
Greg Doherty, Mississauga, ON--72-74--146
Christopher Ross, Dundas, ON--71-75--146
Adam Wilson, Port Colborne, ON--75-71--146
Hugo Chamberland-Lauzon, St-Jérôme, QC--73-73--146
T13 Matthew McClure, Orangeville, ON--73-74--147
Jeff Fitzgerald, Peterborough, ON--74-73--147
Brian Lee, Oakville, ON--72-75--147
Charles-Étienne Boucher, Montréal, QC--72-75--147
T17 Marc-Étienne Bussières, Gatineau, QC--74-74--148
Troy Quenneville, Tecumseh, ON--72-76--148
Dave Lauzon, St-Hippolyte, QC--72-76--148
David Trousdale, Kingston, ON--76-72--148
T21 Brad Larente, Cambridge, ON--71-78--149
Michael McKenzie, Cambridge, ON--75-74--149
T23 Justin Kim, Hamilton, ON--74-76--150
J.C. Beecroft, Newcastle, ON--72-78--150
Patrick Forbes, Toronto, ON--79-71--150
Ben Whelan, Ingersoll, ON--74-76--150
Steve Lee, North York, ON--77-73--150
T28 Tim Donovan, Markham, ON--75-76--151
Cory Bartlett, Shanty Bay, ON--72-79--151
Kheed Ng, Richmond Hill, ON--77-74--151
David Byrne, Essex, ON--73-78--151
Philippe-André Bannon, Laval, QC--72-79--151
T33 Trevor Edwards, Calgary, AB--78-74--152
Ben Rudkins, Barrie, ON--77-75--152
Ju Young Park, Toronto, ON--76-76--152
T36 Britt Pronk, London, ON--76-77--153
Matthew Walpole, Fort Erie, ON--78-75--153
Émilien Dupont, Hawkesbury, ON--76-77--153
T39 Chad Walker, St. Thomas, ON--75-79--154
Andrew Halliday, Kingston, ON--75-79--154
T41 Bradley Hartman, Napanee, ON--78-77--155
Dave Stuart, Barrie, ON--78-77--155
Simon Tartre, Laval, QC--79-76--155
44 Matthew Leon, Brampton, ON--77-79--156
T45 Michael Lennox, Minden, ON--76-81--157
Josh Cooper, Ottawa, ON--76-81--157
Cody Pickard, Thornhill, ON--74-83--157
Jake Moffatt, Stirling, ON--78-79--157
Corey Ryan, Stittsville, ON--79-78--157
50 Kevin Palmer, Sarnia, ON--75-83--158
51 Matt Halliday, Caledonia, ON--77-82--159
52 Jason Bell, Thornhill, ON--79-81--160
T53 Humphrey Yeung, Markham, ON--81-82--163
Louis-Alexandre Dumas, Cap-Rouge, QC--82-81--163
55 Sean Roberge, Hamilton, ON--81-83--164
56 Alex Carrigan, Guelph, ON--82-83--165

Bantam Boys (Par: 72 Yardage: 6146)
T1 Justin Shin, Richmond Hill, ON--78-74--152
John Foster, Concord, ON--77-75--152
3 Elliott Whitley, Hamilton, ON--80-75--155
4 Barrett McCarthy, Oakville, ON--79-77--156
5 Brent McKenzie, Cambridge, ON--80-77--157
6 Jordan Oudyk, Oshawa, ON--78-80--158
7 Luke Shaughnessy, Peterborough, ON--77-82--159
8 Corey Conners, Palmerston, ON--76-84--160
9 Un Cho, Ancaster, ON--84-90--174

Junior Girls (Par: 72 Yardage: 6146)
1 Gabrielle Cyr, Blainville, QC--74-75--149
2 Sara-Maude Juneau, Fossambault-sur-le-Lac, QC--78-78--156
3 Jennifer Kirby, Paris, ON--82-77--159
4 Natalie Gleadall, Stratford, ON--76-84--160
T5 Brittany Henderson, Smith Falls, ON--83-78--161
Amy Roberts, Toronto, ON--82-79--161
7 Helena Harbridge, Toronto, ON--82-82--164
8 Tara McFadden, Thomasburg, ON--78-88--166
9 Monica Skelton, Belleville, ON--86-85--171
10 Erica Rivard, Tecumseh, ON--84-88--172
T11 Vanessa Leon, Brampton, ON--90-85--175
Kate Burnett, Ottawa, ON--86-89--175
13 Sarah Grigor, Oakville, ON--86-90--176
14 Jacqueline Stol, Peterborough, ON--87-90--177
15 Emily Milito, Ottawa, ON--91-95--186

Bantam Girls (Par: 72 Yardage: 5669)
1 Rebecca Lee-Bentham, Richmond Hill, ON--80-78--158
2 Vivian Tsui, Markham, ON--89-87--176
3 Olivia Richards, Waterford, ON--127-118--245

Starting times, live scoring, post-round results and a full field list are available on the Future Links website at www.future-links.org and on the RCGA website at www.rcga.org.

The third of six regional BMO Financial Group Future Links Championships, the 2005 Ontario Championship features 84 of the country's best junior male and female golfers in a three-day, 54-hole stroke play competition.

Young golfers from Alberta, Quebec and Ontario compete in four categories: Junior Boys (14-18 years), Junior Girls (14-18 years), Bantam Boys (11-13 years) and Bantam Girls (11-13 years).

Now in its sixth year, the BMO Financial Group Future Links Junior Championships have established a reputation as the premier junior golf circuit in Canada. With more than 500 participants in six regional championships, Future Links continues to raise the bar for junior golf nationwide.

About BMO Financial Group Future Links
BMO Financial Group Future Links is a national junior golf program spearheaded by the Royal Canadian Golf Association, the Canadian Professional Golfers' Association and Canada's provincial golf associations. The program is designed to forge a link between Canada's youth and golf to ensure the future of the game in Canada. Since its inception in 1996, more than 320,000 kids have taken part in Future Links programs. The program receives the generous support of its title sponsor BMO Financial Group, and official suppliers, Ford and ClubLink. For more information about BMO Financial Group Future Links, please visit www.future-links.org.

About BMO Financial Group's Involvement with Golf
In addition to being the proud title sponsor of Future Links, BMO Financial Group is the title sponsor of the only Canadian stop of the LPGA tour, the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Open. It is also the title sponsor of the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Tour, providing top Canadian women golfers with the opportunity to compete in high calibre tournaments and to qualify for the Canadian Women's Open. For more information, please visit www.bmogolf.com.

About the RCGA
The Royal Canadian Golf Association is the governing body of golf in Canada, representing close to 400,000 members nationwide. In addition to providing core services such as the Rules of Golf, handicapping, support of turfgrass and environmental research, and BMO Financial Group Future Links, Canada's national junior golf program and supporting the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum, the RCGA also conducts Canada's most prestigious golf championships. The Bell Canadian Open and BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Open attract the best professional golfers in the world, while six regional junior championships, 10 national amateur championships and the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Tour showcase the best of Canadian golf. For more information please visit www.rcga.org.

About the CPGA
The Canadian Professional Golfers' Association was formed in 1911 and represents approximately 3,000 golf professionals actively pursuing the business of golf. The primary aim of the Association is to provide golf professionals with the educational tools necessary to direct and manage highly successful golf operations. Within its ranks are Master Professionals, Executive Professionals, Head Professionals, Associate Professionals, Teaching Professionals and Tournament Professionals. For more information please visit www.cpga.com.

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