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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

via press release
 
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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Michelle Kim Recipient Of 2015 Helena Harbridge Sportsmanship Award

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

courtesy CJGA
 

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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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Junior Golfers from Hokkaido Set to Compete on Albertan Turf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 22:45 Tuesday, 15 September 2015 22:38

altCALGARY, Alberta — As part of an International Sport Exchange, eight junior athletes from Hokkaido, Japan will visit Alberta from September 15th to 21st to golf and experience Canadian culture. Selected junior athletes from Alberta will play against the Japanese in a friendly competition. The aim of the International Sport Exchange is to foster sport development, friendship and potential economic development between Alberta and selected areas in Asia. Through sport exchanges with our sister provinces, Alberta has established strong relationships with Hokkaido, Japan and Gangwon, Korea.

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Growing Future Champions On Alberta’s McLennan Ross Junior Golf Tour

Last Updated on Monday, 13 July 2015 10:45 Monday, 13 July 2015 10:33

by Jim Claggett
 

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The McLennan Ross Junior Golf Tour has meant something in one way or another to the players and families over its 20 years of existence.
 
For the Pasitney family from St. Paul, Alberta it has been a great way to spend the summer, going from course to course as their children played in the tournaments.

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CJGA Junior Tour Kicks Off Alberta Schedule

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 06:35 Tuesday, 12 May 2015 06:31

River Spirit Golf ClubCALGARY, Alberta — The Canadian Junior Golf Association will kick off its Alberta schedule this weekend with the Nike Golf Junior Series at River Spirt Golf Club in Calgary. Juniors from around the province will compete for exemptions into several national events including the Nike Golf Junior Championship to be conducted later in the summer in Ontario.Juniors will face a tough test as they will play the Cattails and Spirit nines at River Spirit which is considered among the most popular layouts in the province.

Set on the Elbow River and Millburn Creek the courses provide a breathtaking backdrop to many of River Spirit’s signature holes. And while the slope and course ratings tell a story that the course will not be conquered easily, the course is eminently fair.

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