Stead seals Zone spot

Brady Stead of Vernon will represent Zone 2 at the 113th B.C. Amateur Golf Championships, July 14-17, in Cowichan.

Brady Stead of Vernon will represent Zone 2 at the 113th B.C. Amateur Golf Championships, July 14-17, in Cowichan.

Stead, who just finished his senior year with the Camosun College Chargers in Victoria, shot 75-72-147 to finish fourth at the Zone 2 tournament last weekend at Fairview Mountain in Oliver.

SFU senior John Mlikotic, of Kelowna, won the tourney at 68-67-135, six strokes ahead of Jesse Pedersen of Kamloops.

Thierry Martine of Oliver was third at 72-71-143.

Stead, 21, recently won Camosun’s prestigious President’s Cup award for his outstanding achievements in academics and athletics.

UBC Thunderbird senior Conner Kozak of Vernon was ninth at 74-78-152, while Vernon’s Matt Kreutz was 12th at 80-75-155. They also qualify for the B.C. Amateur.

Kelowna entrants Will Deck, at 73-75-148, Matt Palahniuk, at 74-76-150 and Jeff Paulson, at 74-77-151, Lance Johnston of Oliver, at 73-79-152 and James Casorso of Kelowna, at 75-78-153 rounded out the top-10.