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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.



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


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.



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.



SNAG Golf Proves To Be A Class Act

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 16:02 Tuesday, 28 April 2015 20:16

Gord Montgomery/iG


Businesses, regardless of what they sell, must always be one step ahead of the curve, taking the initiative to foster growth. Taking that idea into account, the Stony Plain Golf Course took its show on the road.
Actually, they took only a small part of what they do on a road trip by moving their SNAG (Starting New At Golf) Golf program off the grass and into the classrooms of three area schools that were eager to involve their students in this grand old game.



2015 Alberta Golf Championship Schedule

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 April 2015 21:58 Wednesday, 01 April 2015 21:47

alt(Landon Jones/Communications & Social Media Coordinator) — Alberta Golf’s 2015 Championship schedule will include 28 events including 15 Championships and 13 regional qualifiers from June to September. With multiple changes to the formats and particulars of several events, the Championship schedule is sure to appeal to a broad range of players, both in northern and southern Alberta.



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