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Chile Crowned Champions of the 2015 Canadian International Junior Challenge; Canada Finished 5th

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 September 2015 06:00 Saturday, 19 September 2015 05:55

altDOURO-DUMMER, Ontario (CJGA) — Entering the final round of the 2015 Canadian International Junior Challenge at Wildfire Golf Club, England had the slight edge over Chile. With consistent efforts from all players on day two, England found themselves two shots ahead. However, with the powerful earthquake that occurred off the coast of Chile last night, players rallied around one another and fought back. Making only their second appearance in the Canadian International Junior Challenge, Chile shot a final round team total of one-over par (216), finishing with a tournament total of 652 (+4). That was enough for a seven-stroke victory over England, who finished with a 659 (+11) tournament total.



Alberta’s Sekulic Takes Nike Junior Crown

Last Updated on Monday, 07 September 2015 21:46 Monday, 07 September 2015 05:05

Max SekulicMARKHAM, Ontario — A selected field of top junior golfers from across Canada competed at the final round of the Nike Golf Junior Championship at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, Ontario. In addition to battling their fellow competitors, players also had to deal with the hot and humid conditions as temperatures reached 40 degrees. After it was all said and done, Max Sekulic, Dee Xie, Noémie Pare, and Emily Romancew were crowned divisional champions.



Vilips and Costabile Claim Titles at 2015 AJGA/CJGA Junior Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 19:47 Thursday, 27 August 2015 19:42

Selena Costabile and Karl VilipsBARRIE, Ontario (CJGA) — Karl Vilips of Foxfire, North Carolina, won his second AJGA tournament of the season after finishing with a 1-over-par 214 tournament total at the AJGA / CJGA Junior Championship. In the Girls Division, Selena Costabile of Thornhill, Ontario, fired the low final-round score of even-par 71 to win by three strokes at 9-over-par 222.

Vilips birdied his final two holes to play the back nine at 3-under-par 32, and fired the low final-round score in the Boys Division at 3-under-par 68. The 14-year-old is currently ranked No. 90 in the Polo Golf Rankings, adding to his previous victory at the AJGA Junior at Forest Lake presented by Tom Holzer Ford.



IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships Concludes

Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2015 23:07 Monday, 20 July 2015 22:57

IMG Academy Junior World Golf ChampionshipsSAN DIEGO, California — The final round of the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships concluded in San Diego. 51 junior golfers from across Canada competed in the week-long event at various courses across the San Diego area in age divisions ranging from 6 to 17. Canada's best finish came in the younger divisions where there were 9 top ten finishes in the Boys & Girls 6 & Under, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 divisions.



North America Cup Staying in Canada for One More Year

Last Updated on Friday, 10 July 2015 17:54 Friday, 10 July 2015 17:44

CJGA Team CanadaTORONTO, Ontario (CJGA) — The final round of the North America Cup was contested at Weston Golf & Country Club in Toronto. Entering the day in a tie, both teams having seven points, the outcome of the event would rely on the individual play of each team member as 13 singles matches took to the course. In the end, after a hard fought competition, neither team was able to get the extra half point needed to win the Cup. CJGA Team Canada and IJGT Team USA finished the event with 13.5 points, meaning the Cup would stay with defending champions, Canada.



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