Morning Star Staff
Matt Kreutz defeated Vernon clubmate Austin Bosquet in a sudden-death playoff Sunday to claim the Zone 2 Junior Golf Tour stop Sunday at Nk’Mip Canyon Desert in Osoyoos.
The playoff went four holes after Kreutz and Bosquet each shot 72 in regulation. Kreutz made par-5 on the fourth hole, while Bosquet bogeyed.
Bosquet also went to a playoff in Saturday’s tournament at the Osoyoos Golf & Country Club, losing on the first hole to Terry Cousineau of Kamloops.
Both players carded 72 in the season opener. Cousineau carded a par-4 on the playoff hole, while Bosquet posted a bogey.
Christian Lacasse of Vernon finished sixth at 76 Sunday at Nk’Mip, while Braeden Cooper of Vernon fashioned a 79 for a six-way share of 12th place. Tiegan Taylor fired a 74 for third place, while Cousineau and Rachelle Nielsen of Summerland each produced 75.
In Saturday’s round, Brandon Whistle and Lauren Siemens, both of Kelowna, and Kreutz shared third at 76.
Next stop goes Saturday in Penticton and Sunday in Summerland.
The Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club hosts the Saturday, April 25 tournament.