Rose picks B.C. title

David Rose of West Vancouver fired a final round 2-under-par 70 to win the 109th annual B.C. Amateur Golf Championship Friday at The Dunes in Kamloops.

Rose, 22, used a hot putter to drain five birdies to finish the tournament at 13-under-par 275.

Toronto’s Richard Jung began the final round leading by four strokes but only managed two birdies while carding five bogeys and a double bogey to finish with a 5-over-par 77 to put him in a two-way tie for second place with Kevin Carrigan, of Victoria, at 10-under-par 278.

The top local finisher at The Dunes was Vernon’s Conner Kozak, who finished tied for 34th at 3-over 291 after shooting a 2-over 74 in his final round.

Justin Wurz of Vernon Golf & Country Club finished tied for 68th with a 10-over 298.

Coldstream’s David Szestopalow of Predator Ridge placed 71st with a 13-over 301.

Rose, Carrigan and Wilson will represent B.C. at the Canadian men’s amateurs, Aug. 9-14, in Winnipeg.

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