Showcasing Northern Athletes
NSCRD showcases some of the top Northern athletes who are pursuing sport as a career. Some of these athletes have attended the Sask Provincial Games for Team North; others have travelled south to join club teams; and some are even making it big on the national stage. If you know any athletes that you would like to see showcased on our website that grew up in the Northern District, please give Ryan a call at (306) 688-2122 or email: email@example.com.
Golf, Hometown: La Ronge
Mitchell McPhail just graduated high school in La Ronge four days ago and now plans to conquer the Junior Golf World. Mitchell 18 years of age along with his dad Darcy plans to attend the North American Cup match play championships in Toronto July 1st-3rd representing Canada. From there he will attend the Canada Cup in Welland, Ont, July 6th-10th. He then will get a 2 day break to travel to Breda, Holland to compete in the very important Pon Cat Dutch Jr Open representing Team Canada on July 12-21st. Then Mitchell will travel back to Ontario to compete in the Canadian Junior Golf Match Play championships on July 22nd-25th. From there they will travel to Scotland to play at the famous St. Andres Golf Course in the Euro Juniors Cup on July 27th-4th. Then finally Mitchell will end his travels in Waterloo Aug 5th to play in the National Jr. Championships before travelling back to La Ronge.
Mitchell represented Team North Golf Team at the 2012 Summer Games and hopes to get a scholarship in the USA. He also hopes to get an exemption to
play on the European Tour. From everyone from the Northern District we wish you luck this summer and are very proud of your accomplishments.
Picture: Mitchell McPhail competing at the 2012 Sask Summer Games in Meadow Lake a member of Team North Golf Team. (On the left)