Ruthokoski holds off challengers to keep T.O.C lead

 BOYNE FALLS – Grand Traverse Resort Head Golf Professional Scott Hebert had the round of the day at Boyne Mountain’s Alpine Course Tuesday.

However, Andy Ruthkoski still managed to extend his lead at the Tournament of Champions after two rounds of play.

Ruthoski shot 6-under par Tuesday and his two-day total of 14-under par is five strokes better than Bob Ackerman.

Hebert’s 7-under par was the best second round score and has him tied with J.R. Roth for third place at 8-under par for the tournament.

Katke Head Golf Professional Ian Ziska is tied for sixth place with a score of 5-under par.

The tournament wraps up with a final round of 18 holes Wednesday morning.