Northern Alberta: Junior News

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

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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.



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.



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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