Junior Golf News: Summer 2005

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Mizuno Cup Team Announced
CJGA Introduces E-Newsletter
2005 Year-To-Date


Mizuno Cup Team Announced

The CJGA has announced the members of CJGA Team for the third annual Mizuno North America Cup, a prestigious Ryder Cup style event between Canada, represented by the CJGA, and the US, represented by the International Junior Golf Tour.  The three day event will run from July 4-6 at the storied Weston G&CC in Toronto. Players from western Canada include James Fahy of Vancouver. in the Boys 13 & Under and Nevin Gloe of  Battleford, SK. and  Sean Rodgers of Stony Plain, AB in the Boys 17-19. Prior to the tournament, members will attend an elite training camp at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ont. conducted by CJGA national coach, Sean Foley, as well as non-playing team captain and PGA Tour Pro, Richard Zokol.  

CJGA Introduces E-Newsletter

The CJGA has announced Jr. Golf Canada, its e-newsletter. The newsletter will be sent on a monthly basis to members of the CJGA as well as key contacts in the golf industry. As the official e-newsletter of the CJGA, Jr. Golf Canada will examine the junior golf scene in Canada, identify prominent CJGA events and players, provide instructional pieces and offer various editorial pieces revolving around the junior golf scene. The June edition features an interview with CJGA spokesperson Richard Zokol.

2005 Year-To-Date

The CJGA has increased its participation levels from 2004 and CJGA participants have turned in some very good scores thus far in 2005. Competitors have regularly been shooting two round scores under 140 across the country, a sure sign that the level of junior golf talent in Canada continues to improve each year. With the CJGA international qualifying schedule drawing to a close, it's expected that the international teams will enjoy a successful year in 2005.


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The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is a “registered Canadian amateur athletic association” (RCAAA) not-for-profit registered federally with Revenue Canada. The 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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