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Hayes, Ehlert, and Zhang Claim Their First Career CJGA Titles

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:31 Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:22

Jacob HayesABBOTSFORD, British Columbia — It was a weekend of milestones at the CJGA Junior at Ledgeview Golf Club in Abbotsford with Jacob Hayes, Amy Ehlert, and Peter Zhang getting their first career CJGA wins, Ye Ji Lim also came home with her first of title of the season

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Mandur Low Overall in MJT Lindsay Kenney Classic Six Shortlisted for IMG Academy Junior World Championships

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 01:45 Wednesday, 29 April 2015 01:38

MJTLANGLEY, British Columbia — After pitching in for an eagle on the 18th hole, Tristan Mandur, 16, of Mill Bay, BC, fired an outstanding four-under-par final round of 68 to win Low Overall and the Juvenile Boys 15-16 title in the MJT Lindsay Kenney Classic at Pagoda Ridge Golf Course in Langley this past weekend.

“I’m very happy and proud to win,” said Mandur, who carded 73-68 (141) during the two day tournament on April 25th and 26th to win his division by five shots, securing a shortlisted spot for the IMG Academy Junior World Championships in San Diego, CA, this July.

The other players to be shortlisted for age specific spots in the Junior Worlds included Victoria Liu, 12, of Vancouver, BC, Susan Xiao, 13, of Surrey, BC, Vivian Lee, 15, of New Westminster (and the Hong Kong Golf Association), Brycen Ko, 11, of Richmond, BC, and Raymond Li, 14, of Vancouver.

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Two Holes-In-One Highlight MJT KIKKOR Classic-10 Qualify for U.S. Kids World/Teen Championships

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 04:10 Wednesday, 15 April 2015 04:03

altSURREY, British Columbia — Out of the packed field of 122 junior golfers who were set to tee off in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s MJT KIKKOR Classic at Morgan Creek Golf Club in Surrey, BC, there were two holes-in-one recorded to highlight the successful event over the Master’s weekend.

Christopher Dale, 15, of Mission, BC, aced the 16th hole and Vivian Lee, 15, from Hong Kong, aced the 8th hole, both on day two of the competition, and won special MJT Gift Certificates from Miura Golf in acknowledgement of their achievement.

Lee’s ace led to a stellar final round of 69 which cemented another MJT victory for her in the Girls 15-19 division (74-69=143) and a direct exemption into the U.S. Kids Teen World Championship at Pinehurst Resort, NC. "Everything was good – the weather, the course – I feel happy and excited to win," she summed up.

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Alisha Lau Wins Rain-Shortened MJT at Meadow Gardens

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:15 Tuesday, 31 March 2015 07:10

Alisha LauPITT MEADOWS, British Columbia (Elaine Denton/Maple Leaf Junior Tour) — Team Canada member Alisha Lau, 15, of Richmond, B.C., fired 69 to win the MJT Girls Division title and Low Overall at the Boston Pizza-presented Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s rain-shortened recent stop at Meadow Gardens Golf Course in Pitt Meadows, B.C.

The tournament was scheduled to run March 28-29, and also serve as a qualifier for the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships, but inclement weather forced cancellation of the final round, meaning the qualifier will move to April 25-26, at Pagoda Ridge Golf Course in Langley, B.C.

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13-Under-Par Girls Score Sets Record on MJT

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 05:19 Wednesday, 18 March 2015 05:06

altVANCOUVER, British Columbia — A full field of junior golfers played through three days of intermittently decent weather during the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s (MJT) Season Opener at University Golf Club and The Vancouver Golf Club in the lower mainland of British Columbia, which ran on March 14th, 15th and 16th. Players were competing for division titles in six age divisions on the Boston Pizza-sponsored program.

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