Lower Mainland: Junior News

British Columbia Junior Boys' Championship Presented by Canadian Direct Insurance, Set For Park Meadows Course At Osoyoos Golf Club

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 July 2015 20:05 Sunday, 05 July 2015 19:52

by Alfie Lau
 

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A full field has assembled in Osoyoos at the Park Meadows Course for the British Columbia Junior Boys' Championship Presented by Canadian Direct Insurance.
 
The 72-hole tournament kicks off Tuesday with many contenders ready to win their first British Columbia Golf trophy of 2015. Defending champion Keaton Gudz of Victoria will tee it up at 8:50 a.m. off the 10th tee with Brody Anjo and Ely Overennay.
 
Gudz, now playing out of Royal Colwood, will be hoping to go back-to-back after his one-stroke victory at Meadow Gardens in Pitt Meadows last year.

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British Columbia Golf Junior Girls Championship Field Set For Cordova Bay

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 July 2015 12:11 Sunday, 05 July 2015 12:03

by Alfie Lau
 

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New British Columbia Women’s Amateur Champion Michelle Kim highlights the field of 52 competitors at the Junior Girls Championship set for July 7-10 at Cordova Bay Golf Course in Victoria.
 
Kim, 17, outlasted older sister Taylor Kim at Duncan Meadows last week to win the most prestigious amateur provincial title in women’s golf and she’ll be looking to add to the hardware she’s taking back to her Surrey home.

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Video Clip Of The Week: 8-Year Old Michelle Liu's Amazing Balance

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 01:19 Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:15

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We all marvel at the athletic ability demonstrated by young people these days but there are still some examples that really have you shaking your head in either admiration or disbelief. Or both.

Take for instance young Michelle Liu, the 2014 Little Masters Champion and a student being taught by Rob Houlding. 

Houlding, who runs the Rob Houlding Golf Academy, a state-of-the-art indoor facility in Surrey and a beautiful outdoor facility in Delta, has been teaching Michelle privately for about 10 months now.

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Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour Awards Over $45,000 to Junior Golf

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 November 2014 01:36 Saturday, 08 November 2014 01:32

MJTVANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Boston Pizza-presented Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), Canada’s number one-played junior tour and the ‘Road to College Golf’ for aspiring young players, is pleased to announce that the non-profit program has once again distributed over $45,000 to young golfers in scholarships, donations and international event funding in 2014.

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SooBin Kim And Jennifer Yang Top 10 In Canada

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:37 Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:27

by Alfie Lau
 

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It’s somehow appropriate that two young women who went to the same high school (Gleneagle Secondary in Coquitlam), learned the game at the same course (Swan-E-Set Bay Resort) and now attend the same university (U of Washington), are separated by only three spots in Golf Canada’s most recent Top 10 rating of top female amateurs.
 
Washington Husky seniors SooBin Kim, ranked third in Canada and 38th in the world, and Jennifer Yang, sixth in Canada and 117th in the world, are the next wave of Canadian golfers set to make their mark in the world of golf.

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