A total of 61 golfers made the 36-hole cut and remained in the field on the final day of the Alberta Men’s Mid Amateur Provincial Championship, hosted this year by the Grande Prairie Golf & Country Club.
Local golfer Kevin Chrenek held a lead midway through the final round.
Ultimately, the Edmonton Country Club and Golf Course’s Neil Thomas is the 2017 champion after he finished in a tie with Tom Mckinlay Jr. of the Lacombe Golf & Country Club.
They both finished with a score of +2 on the day and +7 overall, however, Thomas won in a playoff.
There was a five-way tie for third, with each golfer finishing at +8. The group included the aforementioned Chrenek and Al Stewart, both of whom golf out of the Grande Prairie Golf & Country Club.
Brian Laubman, who won the event in 2005, was also part of the group that tied for third.