Eston’s Jehremy Ryde maintained his solid performance at the SGI Canada Saskatchewan Junior Men’s Championship but fell off the lead as Jerry Christiansen fired a blistering seven-under-par 64 on Thursday to take a four-shot lead after three rounds.
Christiansen, an Air Ronge native, who plays out of the Riverside Country Club, will enter Friday’s final round with a three-day, seven-under-par total of 205 at the Chinook Golf Course in Swift Current.
Ryde, who currently works in the Pro Shop at Elmwood Golf Course in Swift Current, was two-under-par on Thursday to sit four-under through three rounds.
Defending champion, Jordan Arndt of Furdale, is in third at one-under-par for the tournament.
Shaunavon’s Corey Bailey was nine-over on Thursday to sit tied for 33rd at 31-over-par.
Swift Current’s Jessy-Lee Lacher was 11-over and sits 36th at 36-over-par.
Swift Current’s Erykah Pool struggled on day three with a 132 to sit seventh on the girls’ side. Saskatoon’s Thea Hedemann leads the girls by 27 shots with a nine-over-par total of 222 heading into the final round.