A quintet of regional golfers is well off the pace after Day 2 of the B.C. Junior Boys’ championship at the Sunshine Coast Golf Club in Roberts Creek.
The local contingent includes Brenan Moroney, Tyler McKay and Braden McKay representing the Rossland-Trail Country Club while Alex Rugg and Garrett Underwood are carrying the Champion Lakes Golf Course colours. Jordan Hoodikoff of Grand Forks golfs out of the Christina Lake Golf Club.
Only two locals had completed their rounds as of press time.
Underwood shaved two strokes off his opening day score and finished with a round of 85, which included a birdie on the 15th hole, on Tuesday to sit at plus-28.
Rugg went the other way. After a consistent 83 on Day 1, the Montrose golfer carded an 88 to sit at plus-27.
The remaining players had mid-afternoon tee times.
After Day 1, Hoodikoff had the best local round coming in at five-over par
Hoodikoff had a sizzling start notching birdies on two of the first three holes before finishing with a round of 77.
Tyler McKay was at seven-over with his round of 79.
Rugg finished the opening day at plus-11, Braden McKay was plus-14 and Moroney and Underwood both carded rounds of 87 to finish at 15-over.
Kevin Ko of Coquitlam held the first round lead carding a four-under par 68 for a two-stroke lead over Josh Zang of Vancouver and Kevin Kwon of Pitt Meadows.