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Eric Locke of Digby is ninth heading into the final day of golf at the Canadian College Athletic Association championships in Quebec City.
Eric Locke shot a two-under par 70 yesterday to move into a three-way tie for ninth at the CCAA PING National Golf Championships in Quebec City.
Heading into the third and final round today, the second year Holland College student from Digby is three strokes out of fifth where he finished last year.
Locke’s first round 75 on Wednesday included one birdie, two bogeys and a double bogey on the par three 13.
Thursday he managed four birdies and two bogeys – one of them on 13 again.
The Holland Hurricanes men’s team is sitting in fourth with scores of 295 and 294. They trail the leaders, Fraser Valley by sixteen shots. They are just three strokes back of third place St. Lawrence and ten strokes behind second place Humber College.
Locke’s teammate Brett Wilson shot a 76 yesterday and now sits in a tie for 17th alongside teammate Mathieu Arseneault who carded a 73 yesterday.
Hurricane Neal Ryan fired a 75 yesterday and sits in a tie for 28th while Justin Shanks was 79 and sits in 33rd. The field is made up of 76 players.
The leader, Colton Kalkanis of Georgian College, has fired back to back rounds of 68 to lead by five strokes.
On the women’s side, Hurricanes player Tariqah Walikraam who fired a 79 in the tournament’s first round followed that up with a second round 82. She currently sits in sixth place.