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Ethan Choi and Annabelle Ackroyd are the 2015 Alberta Bantam Champions

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 August 2015 23:27 Sunday, 23 August 2015 23:23

Ethan Choi and Annabelle AckroydCALGARY, Alberta — Two new champions were crowned at the 2015 Alberta Bantam and Novice Championship. Ethan Choi from Pincher Creek Golf Course finishes +4, 146, to win the Bantam Boy’s Championship. Annabelle Ackroyd, the Bantam Girl’s Champion, led the girls by 29 strokes for her win.

Ethan Choi, who recently placed fourth in the 2015 Alberta Juvenile Championship, played well to move in today’s round to claim the title. “It feels good to win,” Choi explained in an interview.

The 13 year old navigated the 5,907 yard championship course with ease, recording seven birdies during the tournament. Choi also played one of the lowest rounds of the tournament with 71.

Annabelle Ackroyd of Silver Springs Golf and Country Club wasn’t looking to win going into the championship. “I was looking for two good scores,” she says. “I was focused even after my lead (on day one).”

Ackroyd has had a successful tournament this season, including a tie for second place in the 2015 Juvenile Girls Championship, which earned her a spot on the interprovincial team. Ackroyd ends the Alberta Bantam Girl’s Championship at +19, 161, after 36 holes.

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Grosart Ends MJT Career with Playoff Win at Carnmoney

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 August 2015 23:09 Sunday, 16 August 2015 23:01

MJTDeWINTON, Alberta — Junior golfers on the Boston Pizza-presented Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour were graciously treated to one of the finest private clubs in Calgary, Alberta, competing for titles in six divisions in incredibly hot weather at the immaculate Carnmoney Golf and Country Club over August 11-12, 2015.

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Harrison Proves Unstoppable, Wins Alberta Junior Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 05 July 2015 19:40 Sunday, 05 July 2015 19:36

Andrew HarrisonCALGARY, Alberta — After maintaining first place for four days straight, Andrew Harrison is the 2015 Alberta Junior Boys Champion. The 18 year old from Camrose Golf Club took home the title 13 strokes ahead of the competition. Harrison started the first round of the tournament strong and continued to build on his lead, ending round four with 9 under par.

Harrison left the scoring tent grinning ear to ear. “This is my biggest tournament win,” he explained.

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Great Action from 106 Juniors at MJT’s Heritage Pointe Stop

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2015 05:40 Sunday, 24 May 2015 05:32

Sang Won KimCALGARY, Alberta — Another record field size for Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour was witnessed over the May long weekend in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s MJT Golf Alberta Order of Merit Series at Heritage Pointe Golf Club in Dewinton, AB, where a heavily wait-listed field of 106 junior golfers competed for titles in six divisions on May 17th and 18th. The tournament was also a shortlist qualifier for the IMG Academy Junior World Championships in San Diego, CA, this July.

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Alberta Boys Dominate MJT Boston Pizza National Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 09:29 Monday, 24 November 2014 23:45

altPHOENIX, Arizona — The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s MJT Boston Pizza National Championship at The Legacy Golf Club in Phoenix, AZ, which ran November 14th to 16th, marked a successful finish to another record season on Canada’s most-played junior golf tour.

Four divisional National Champions were crowned out of 84 golfers who qualified to attend from across the country — literally from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, all the way to Bathurst, New Brunswick — and all the players were treated to a clinic by former PGA Tour winner, Ted Purdy, and College Coach, Andy Walker.

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