Ryan McNeil-Lamswood is a standout on the golf course and at the curling rink, and the Stephenville athlete earned significant honours in both sports this week.
McNeil-Lamswood, who is beginning studies in science at the Grenfell campus of Memorial University this fall, was one of 10 recipients of For the Love of Curling scholarships from the Curling Canada Foundation.
He was the only scholarship winner from east of Ontario.
The 18-year-old member of the Harmon Seaside Links also captured the junior boys title at the Tely Junior Golf Tour Championship at the Terra Nova Resort & Golf Community in Port Blandford with an eight-over par 79 that gave him a title in his final year of Tely Tour eligibility.
Ethan Efford of Bally Haly Country Club in St. John’s matched McNeil-Lamswood’s 79 to take the juvenile boys title by 10 strokes over Jack Pelley-MacHardy of Grand Falls Golf Club while Nathan Young of Clovelly in St. John’s carded a 90 to finish in third.
In bantam boys play, Evan Snow of Gander Golf Club dominance of division, carding a 49 bantams play over nine holes) to capture the Tely Tour tile by a single stroke over both Lucan Meade of Clovelly and Noah Belliveau of Harmon Seaside Links.
Meade placed second through the use of the retrogression process.
The third-best score by a golfer playing over 18 hole was by junior girls competitor Taylor Cormier of the Blomidon club in Corner Brook, with an 86.
In the girls bantam division, Paige Allen of Blomidon carded a 58 to win the division by two strokes over Sanjana Gullipalli of Clovelly. Katie Colbourne of Blomidon was third with a 61.