The Men’s Northern Amateur Tournament returns for its 101st year on Saturday, but organizers hope things will cool off before tee time.
Temperatures soared up to 32 C on Friday in a replay of how things went one year ago. In 2021, golfers teed off in close to 30 C temperatures at the tournament’s centennial celebration.
However, co-chairs Martin Ring and Jeff McKeand are more concerned about keeping the rain away this weekend instead of the heat.
“Last year’s Northern was absolutely scorching for three days, so a little bit of cloud cover would be welcome,” Ring said with a chuckle on Friday. “What we want to avoid is