Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2012 23:43
Monday, 23 January 2012 23:27
Richmond Hill, Ont. (January 23, 2012) - The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce the hiring of British Columbia PGA professional Brad Ewart as the new CJGA Tournament Director for the province of British Columbia today.
Brad begins his tenure with CJGA immediately and will oversee the British Columbia event operations and continuing to grow on the CJGA’s six stage competitive development program that speaks to the British Columbia junior golfer.
Brad, a father of two, has been involved in the golf industry in British Columbia for more than 25 years.
Brad has held many positions in the golf industry including teaching professional for the City of Burnaby, Director/Communication of Optimist Junior Linkster Golf as well as the Executive Producer and host of the television show The Golf Show Great Golf Destinations.
Ewart, a former professional on the Asian Tour (1990-1991) and competitive amateur player in British Columbia has been an advocate of junior golf and wanted to explore ways to help foster the game he is so passionate about in his province.
"The CJGA is widely recognized as one of the leading junior golf organizations in the game," said Ewart. "It's exciting to be part of the CJGA team and have a chance to make a positive impact on Canadian Junior Golf."
“Brad has shown his passion for the game and junior golf through his involvement with the Optimist Junior Linkster Tour.
His experience in the golf industry, both on the playing side and the administrative side, Brad brings a great deal of knowledge and expertise to our program in the province of British Columbia said Brad Parkins, Chief Operations Officer of the CJGA.
“We are thrilled to have Brad join our team and are excited for our membership in the province who will benefit directly from his wealth of knowledge of the game.”
The CJGA would like to welcome Brad and advise anyone who has questions or concerns related to the CJGA program in British Columbia to please contact Brad directly at
About the CJGA
The Canadian Junior Golf Association is a “registered Canadian amateur athletic association” (RCAAA) not-for-profit registered federally with Revenue Canada. The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is dedicated to providing Canada's junior golfers with the necessary skills and knowledge required to lay a foundation for a future in competitive golf. Through its six-stage competitive development program that focuses on tournaments, clinics, international competitions, and mentoring programs with PGA Tour professionals, the CJGA introduces the game to juniors as young as five and offers competitive multi-day events for the more advanced golfer. The CJGA acts as a feeder system to provincial and national competitions, collegiate and university golf, as well as professional and recreational golf.
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