The West Kootenay Junior Golf circuit moves to Nelson's Granite Pointe this Saturday.

The West Kootenay Junior Golf circuit moves to Nelson's Granite Pointe this Saturday.

Junior golf circuit comes to Nelson on Saturday

Junior golfers in the Nelson area will have a chance to tee it up in competition this Saturday at Granite Pointe golf course.

Junior golfers in the Nelson area will have a chance to tee it up in competition this Saturday at Granite Pointe golf course.

The West Kootenay Junior Circuit stops at the Rosemont course for the second event of the 2013 season. Golfers between the ages of 11 and 18 are welcome to come out and join the event. Though it is a tournament, all levels of play are encouraged to give it a try.

Entry is $20 for the 18-hole event (there is also a 9-hole category for 12-and-under). You can register by emailing Rob McKay (zone1juniorgolf@yahoo.ca) or calling Granite Pointe at 250-352-5913.

In the opening event of the Circuit last Saturday at Balfour, Rossland Trail Country Club’s Tyler McKay won the event by firing a 75. Granite Pointe’s Carson Arcuri finished eighth in the 18-player field and Granite Pointe’s Hanno Southam was 12th. Also taking part were Salmo’s Ethan Paton (tied for eighth) and Riley Rollick (10th).

The Circuit moves to Christina Lake on Sunday.