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Team Canada’s Max Sekulic leading after two rounds of Alberta Men’s Amateur

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(Bernard Brault/Golf Canada)

Development Squad’s Max Sekulic carded a 5-under-par 67 in the second round of the Sun Life Financial Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship to lead by four after 36 holes at Ponoka Community Golf Club, in Ponoka, Alta.

Sekulic started his round with an eagle on the par-5 1st hole and recorded three birdies, another eagle, and two bogeys to sit four shots clear of the field.

The Rycroft, Alta., native is coming off a win at the 2017 Alberta Junior Boys Championship. Sekulic, 18, was 12th at the Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship earlier this year.

He has committed to attend Grand Canyon University (NCAA Division I) in the fall.

Carter Graf from Red Deer, Alta., matched Sekulic’s 67 in round two to move to 5 under par for the championship and sit in a tie for second with Andrew Harrison (Camrose, Alta.) and Calgary’s Brett Hogan who recorded matching rounds of 69 in Wednesday’s second round.

Another Calgarian Logan Carver, is tied for fifth with Claresholm, Alta., native Jordan Gustman at 2 under par.

Sekulic’s Development Squad teammate Chandler MacDowell is T9 at 2 over par (71-73).

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