With a round of 76, William Littlejohn moved back a little and is now tied for 25th after three rounds at the Provincial Golf Championship at the Outaouais Club.
S is young compatriot Golf Club Chicoutimi Jomphe Anthony, for his part, delivered a third card 79 after a round of 71. It now finds itself tied for 43rd place with a total of 230, five more than William Littlejohn.
At only 14 years old, Anthony Jomphe is 14th in the Juvenile Division. Coach Jonathan Moreau said, afterwards, that the two youngsters had played well overall, but some small mistakes had hurt.
A storm of about fifteen minutes also broke the pace of golfers.
“What’s hard for them is that the goal is to make the cut, and once that’s done, there is some pressure that falls and [the players] are a little relaxed. I think tomorrow (Thursday), it’ll be better to finish, “commented Jonathan Moreau, believing that Littlejohn can aim for a top-20 while Anthony Jomphe could be very satisfied with a place in the top 40.
The competition’s lead is shared by James Newton of Royal Ottawa, another juvenile, and William Duquette of Laval-sur-le-Lac, with a total of 213, or -3. Logan Boucher, of Summerlea, is the only other player below par, two shots behind the two leaders.