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Sunny Skies Mask Difficult Conditions in Day One of the Nike Golf Junior Series at Northumberland

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 May 2015 19:35 Sunday, 31 May 2015 19:30

Matt WestRICHMOND HILL, Ontario — From the onset, sunshine and warm weather made conditions appear welcoming for the first round of the Nike Golf Junior Series at Northumberland Links in Pugwash, NS. But as the day went on, wind conditions picked up making low scores hard to come by. Coming off a T5 finish last week at the CJGA Cabot Links Junior Open, Matthew Chandler of Chandler, NS continued his strong play with an opening round 77 to take the overnight lead in the Boys 15-19 Division. Calvin Ross is Chandler’s closest competitor, opening with a round of 79, and is also building off of a top 5 finish at last weeks event in Inverness, NS.

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Canadian Junior Golf Association Partners with PGA TOUR Canada Event in Cape Breton

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2015 06:02 Wednesday, 06 May 2015 05:59

altRICHMOND HILL, Ontario — The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce it has reached a partnership agreement with the Cape Breton Celtic Classic presented by PC Financial, the 11th tour stop on the PGA TOUR Canada schedule. The 2015 event will take place from September 7th to September 13th at the Lakes Golf Club in Sydney, N.S.

The partnership has multiple elements, most notably a tournament exemption for a CJGA member directly into the PGA TOUR Canada event. Juniors vying for the spot will compete in a three event junior series, accumulating points at each stop, in line with the CJGA National Order of Merit points structure. The junior to accumulate the most points over the series of events will be awarded with the tournament exemption.

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Willow Valley GC to Host CJGA Ontario Season Opener This Weekend

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 06:14 Friday, 17 April 2015 06:09

Willow Valley Golf ClubRICHMOND HILL, Ontario (CJGA) — As warmer temperatures are welcomed across Ontario, the Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is set to begin their 23rd season in the province this weekend at Willow Valley Golf Course in Hamilton. The event will be the first of over twenty events on the CJGA Junior Tour in Ontario for junior golfers aged 11-19 years old.

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CJGA Juniors Heading to Caribbean for MCB Curacao Masters

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 03:43 Wednesday, 08 April 2015 03:39

Blue Bay CuracaoRICHMOND HILL, Ontario — The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) and three top juniors from the 2014 CJGA National Order of Merit presented by Core Golf Academy will be making a trip to the island of Curacao on Monday to participate in the MCB Curacao Masters. The event will take place April 9 thru 11 on two different courses – Blue Bay Golf and Emmastad GC.

Ty Celone (Long Sault, Ontario), Keaton Gudz (Victoria, B.C.), and Charles Thompson (Delta, B.C.) will represent the CJGA in Curacao after finishing at the top of the national order of merit in 2014.

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University Golf Club Set to Host Canadian Junior Golf Association Over Weekend

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015 08:36 Friday, 27 March 2015 08:32

altVANCOUVER, British Columbia — An elite field of junior golfers are set tee off this weekend in the Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) B.C. Junior Open at Vancouver’s University Golf Club.

The top junior players in the province, boys and girls, will need to play their best golf to earn a CJGA qualifying spot in the IMG Junior World Golf Championships in San Diego, CA. The Junior World Golf Championships, running July 13-17, is the largest international junior event in the world and is unique for its international representation and cultural diversity.

This will be the eighth consecutive year the historic University Golf Club has played host to the CJGA, the last four years being the CJGA B.C. Junior Open.

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