It is going to be a big golf weekend in Maine. For the first time, two major amateur tournaments at the same time - The Bunyan and the new Downeast Metro.

In total, close to 300 golfers will compete for in one event or the other.

The Downeast Metro Amateur Saturday/Sunday tourney features Bangor Municipal Golf Course and Kebo Valley in Bar Harbor.

Thomaston's Ricky Jones headlines this field. He is a three-time Maine State Amateur champion and a five-time winner Bunyan winner. Other golfers in the Downeast Metro field include Matt Greenleaf, Lance Bernier, Greg Martin, Jack Wyman.

Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket Photo / 2014 Winner Sam Grindle

The Bunyan Amateur Saturday/Sunday tourney will be played at Penobscot Valley in Orono and the Falmouth CC.

Deer Isle-Stonington's Sam Grindle will defend his Bunyan title (won last year at PVCC / Kebo Valley). Bangor high school golfer Drew Powell will also play in the Bunyan. He finished in third place at the 2014 Maine State Amateur.

For Downeast Metro Amateur Tourney leaderboard click here...

For Bunyan Amateur Tourney leaderboard click here...