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Jennifer Greggain Claims 2015 PGA of BC Women’s Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 23:00 Tuesday, 15 September 2015 22:57

Jennifer GreggainRICHMOND, British Columbia (PGA of BC) — Battling through windy conditions and a bout of cooler weather, Jennifer Greggain of Chilliwack Golf Club claimed the 2015 BC Perio Dental Health & Implant Centre PGA of BC Women’s Championship presented by Nivo Sport.

Hosted at Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club, Greggain shot rounds of 80-76 to win the $1,000 first place cheque by one stroke over defending champion Salimah Mussani of The Vancouver Golf Club.



World Junior Girls Championship to Showcase Global Talent and Promote Sport Development

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 22:53 Tuesday, 15 September 2015 22:47

Hannah LeeOTTAWA, Ontario (Herb Fung/Golf Canada) — The 2015 edition of the World Junior Girls Championship will be held at The Marshes Golf Club in Ottawa from September 20-25. In addition to showcasing a number of the world’s most talented 18-and-under female golfers, the event will focus on the continued development of the sport.

“The World Junior Girls Championship is about more than this year’s participants and their opportunity to learn through international competition,” said Jeff Thompson, Chief Sport Officer of Golf Canada. “It is also about the sustainable development of golf in Canada and strengthening the relationship between the national golf associations around the world.”



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.



BC’s Gallacher and Lindbjerg Set to Defend PNGA Senior Team Championship Title

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 06:39 Tuesday, 15 September 2015 06:33

John Gallacher and Gudmund LindbjergSUNRIVER, Oregon (PNGA) — The 33rd Pacific Northwest Men’s and Women’s Senior Team Championships are returning to Sunriver Resort in Central Oregon for the fourth consecutive year.

The Women’s Championship is set to begin today with the competition concluding on September 16, while the Men’s Championship will be held at the resort on September 16-18.

Both championships will consist of 54 holes. The first and third round of each championship will be Four-Ball stroke play, while the second round for each championship will be in the Chapman format.



Wildfire Golf Club Set to Host the 9th Annual Canadian International Junior Challenge

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 06:30 Tuesday, 15 September 2015 06:27

altDOURO-DUMMER, Ontario — The 9th annual Canadian International Junior Challenge is set to begin at Wildfire Golf Club in Ontario cottage country, with six teams ready to challenge for the coveted title. Teams will look to knock off defending champion England in the three day stroke play competition.

Conducted by the Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) with the support of Nike Golf Canada, the event is excited to welcome the Chilean Golf Federation, Colombian Golf Federation, Costa Rica Golf Association, English Golf Union and the San Diego Junior Golf Association (USA) in addition to CJGA Team Canada. Each team is comprised of four junior golfers aged 18 years or younger with the top three scores from each team counting towards the total team score for each round.



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