Juvenile golfer sinks putts at nationals

Nanaimo's Mark Valliere finished fourth in his juvenile division at the Royal Canadian Golf Association’s junior boys’ championship in Surrey last week.

Nanaimo golfer Mark Valliere has been striking the ball beautifully this summer, including at high-stakes competitions.

Valliere, representing Comox’s Crown Isle Golf Course, finished fourth in his juvenile division at the Royal Canadian Golf Association’s junior boys’ championship in Surrey last week.

The teen ended the competition with his best round of the tourney, a one-under-par 71.

Also competing at the junior championships was Nanaimo’s Zach Anderson, who finished 11th in the juvenile division.