Northern Alberta: Junior News

120 Junior Golfers in Paradise at MJT’s Alberta Season Opener

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 06:09 Wednesday, 11 May 2016 06:07

Maple Leaf Junior Golf TourLETHBRIDGE, Alberta — A heavily wait-listed field of 120 junior golfers teed off the Boston Pizza-presented Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s Alberta Season Opener last weekend, competing for titles in six divisions at the superb Paradise Canyon Golf Club in Lethbridge on May 7th and 8th. At Paradise Canyon, wind is the challenger, and it fought the players with gusts to 75km per hour on day two. Lightning in the area then caused a delay with only two holes left, but the golf course staff took great care of the players which resulted in all 36 holes being completed.



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


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.



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


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.



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.



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