CJGA News

CJGA Champion To Earn Spot Into Freedom 55 Financial Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 13:28 Tuesday, 19 January 2016 12:54

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Point Grey G&CC to Host Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada event in May
 

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Vancouver, B.C. (January 19, 2016) The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is proud to announce that the winner of the boy's division in this year's CJGA Western Canadian Junior Championship will earn an exemption into the Freedom 55 Financial Open at Point Grey G.C.
 
The Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada event will take place May 26-29, 2016.

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Canadian Junior Golf Association Announces 2016 Schedule

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 January 2016 18:52 Sunday, 03 January 2016 18:47

altRestructured Age Divisions, Increased Event Opportunities & PGA TOUR Player Partnership Headline 2016 Season

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario — The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce the release of the 2016 national tournament schedule. Heading into the association's 24th year of operation, the CJGA will provide unmatched opportunities for junior golfers aged 5-19 right across Canada with 107 domestic events on the national schedule.

The CJGA Junior Tour (boys & girls aged 11-19) will have 58 events across Canada to participate in while the CJGA Linkster Tour (boys & girls aged 5-14) will have 47 events in five different provinces. Complimentary golf clinics will once again take place at each CJGA stop as part of the Freedom 55 Financial Clinics for Kids program, supported by the CJGA's National Partner, Freedom 55 Financial.

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Michelle Kim Recipient Of 2015 Helena Harbridge Sportsmanship Award

Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2015 16:26 Friday, 18 December 2015 16:15

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Richmond Hill, Ont. (December 18, 2015) - The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce Michelle Kim as the recipient of the 2015 Helena Harbridge Sportsmanship Award.
 
Kim, an 18-year old CJGA member living in Surrey, B.C. is the first British Columbian to earn the honourable distinction for an award that recognizes sportsmanship, dedication, and commitment in the game of golf. 
 
The award is named after Helena Harbridge, an outstanding junior golfer and CJGA alum that passed away in 2006 during her freshman year at West Georgia University.

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CJGA Team Canada Set To Compete In 15th Annual Aaron Baddeley International Junior Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 December 2015 23:45 Sunday, 06 December 2015 22:49

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Carlsbad, California - (December 6, 2015) - Sunny skies and warm temperatures greeted members of CJGA Team Canada as they prepare for the 15th annual Aaron Baddeley International Junior Championship at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California.
 
The event, which is hosted by PGA TOUR professional Aaron Baddeley, will have over 90 juniors competing from around the world including Australia, Asia, and North America.

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CJGA Restructures Age Divisions to Align with LTPD

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 October 2015 06:12 Saturday, 31 October 2015 06:00

CJGARICHMOND HILL, Ontario (Golf Canada with files from the Canadian Junior Golf Association) — The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) announced it will be restructuring its age divisions effective January 1, 2016. After careful consideration and a thorough review of the changing junior golf landscape in Canada, the decision comes in an effort to align with the Long Term Player Development (LTPD) Guide developed by Golf Canada and PGA of Canada.

“As a stakeholder in the development of junior golf in Canada, we felt it was important to align ourselves closer with the LTPD Guide and Junior Competitive Pathway,” said John Lawrence, CJGA Managing Director of Tour Operations. “We believe this restructure will satisfy the current LTPD model and we will continue to integrate the information conveyed in the LTPD 2.0 into our programs.”

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