London, Ontario’s Charles Fitzsimmons is the leader after 18 holes of the Canadian men’s mid-amateur golf championship.
Fitzsimmons fired an opening round 6 under 65 at the Wascana Tuesday to lead Dan Brown of Grand Forks, B.C. by one shot.
38 golfers from Saskatchewan are taking part with Saskatoon’s Brad Phelps the best after Day 1 as he shot a 68.
The course played tough in the opening round as only 16 of 156 golfers managed to shoot under par.
As a whole, the average score was 76.59 on the par 71 course.
Round 2 goes Wednesday with the field being reduced to the low 70’s and ties for the final two rounds.