TRURO - Truro's Evan Starratt has received a high honour from the Nova Scotia Golf Association.
Evan Starratt of the Truro Golf Club has been named the NSGA central region junior player of the year. Starratt will be presented with his award on Oct. 26 in Kentville. FILE
Starratt has been named the NSGA's central zone junior player of the year, and will receive his award during the NSGA's annual general meeting on Oct. 26 in Kentville.
The 17-year-old enjoyed a successful summer on the fairways and greens. Among his highlights were a 12th-place finish at the Nova Scotia junior championship and a second-place finish at the Truro junior invitational. He also teamed up with Brock Dewar to win the Truro Golf Club two-ball championship.
Starratt also had a respectable showing at the provincial men's amateur championship at Northumberland Links in Pugwash, where he finished tied for 34th.
The NSGA announced its player of the year awards on Thursday. Ashburn's Glenn Robinson won the men's award, while Jen Comeau of Oakfield was the women's winner. Junior player of the year honours went to Oakfield's Shaun Margeson and Meghan McLean of Ken-Wo.