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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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Creaser, Chelack, and Silagy are Top MJT Scholarship Recipients

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 November 2014 01:31 Saturday, 08 November 2014 01:21

altThe Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour is pleased to announce the MJT Scholarship recipients for 2014, with Emily Creaser of Edmonton, AB, as winner of the $1,000 MJT Cleveland Golf Canada Scholarship.

Creaser, a Grade 12 student at Harry Ainlay High School, is a junior member of Derrick Golf and Winter Club in Edmonton and is coached by PGA Professional, Adam Werbicki. She is the MJT National Girls Order of Merit Leader who claimed two first place finishes, one second and three thirds during the course of this past season on the MJT.

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CJGA Announces The Great Waterway Junior Series

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 May 2013 02:46 Thursday, 09 May 2013 02:38

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RICHMOND HILL, Ontario -- The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce the inaugural Great Waterway Junior Series.

Spanning across Eastern Canada, this five-event series will act as a conduit to The Great Waterway Classic, a PGA TOUR Canada event. As host organization for The Great Waterway Classic, the CJGA is extending a possible four exemptions to CJGA members through the junior series.

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Alberta PGA Intent On Bringing Youth Into The Game

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 March 2013 08:41 Tuesday, 12 March 2013 08:23

 

by Gord Montgomery
 
altRealizing that youth is the future of their game is one thing for golf’s professional staff. Having those same youth become part of the game is quite another.
 
Because of that, the Alberta PGA and its member clubs are striving to bring more kids on-stream with the game of a lifetime, by giving them access to opportunities anywhere and everywhere.
 
Included in that was the putting zone set up for kids at the recent Alberta Golf Show in Edmonton, which was run by club pros.

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Despite Downturn In Numbers, Junior Tour Still Popular

Last Updated on Monday, 10 September 2012 00:07 Sunday, 09 September 2012 23:42

 by Gord Montgomery

 

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In one of those peculiarities in life, if the McLennan Ross Sun Junior Golf Tour were a player in its own entity it would be nearing the end of its life span.
 
As it is however, the series of golf tournaments for youngsters in Alberta is only getting better, even after 17 years.

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