Maple Leaf Junior Tour Members To Benefit From Humber College PGM Program’s Bursaries
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2018-04-21
TORONTO, Ontario (MJT) — Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour, the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), is pleased to announce an expansion of their relationship with Humber College Professional Golf Management Program with the addition of a major bursary program.
This new program will encourage MJT graduates to stay in Canada for their post-secondary endeavours by offering up to $92,000 in bursaries to MJT members towards the Humber College Business Administration - Professional Golf Management Program.
A total of 92 MJT members have the chance to qualify for a Humber College PGM Program bursary via a random draw. The players must be a MJT member in good standing, and enrol in the Humber College PGM Program within two years to receive a $1,000 bursary.
Highlights of the Humber College PGM Program include a Business diploma which meets the formal education requirement for the PGA of Canada, each year is split into six months of in-class academics and six months of paid internship (co-op), 100% job placement at top rated facilities, and an on-campus, world-class Golf Lab facility with the latest technology and equipment. All this plus the most decorated golf varsity team in Canada which has won 10 of last 12 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) team championships and 14 CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association) team championships in the past 16 years (including both men and women).
About Humber College PGM Program
Humber College’s Business Administration - Professional Golf Management program is recognized as Canada's premiere golf business program. You will gain business knowledge and skills to start a career in many areas of business, as well as, specialized expertise required for a career in the golf business. Our 3-year business diploma runs annually on a 6-month in-class, 6-month paid work placement basis. Our on-campus Golf Lab is an industry leading golf performance training facility run by PGA Professionals. Our students have the opportunity to play on the Humber Hawks varsity golf team, the most decorated golf team in Canada. Pathways to Humber's Bachelor of Commerce Degrees and other degree programs are also available. For more information please visit our website at business.humber.ca/golf.
About the MJT
The non-profit Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour presented by Boston Pizza is Canada’s number one-played Junior Golf Tour as well as the only national junior tour run exclusively by PGA of Canada Professionals and the ‘Road to College Golf’ in Canada. The organization is presented nationally by Boston Pizza and supported by valued Premier, Tournament and Product Partners. The MJT hosts more than 70 events across Canada, including free Ford Go Golf Junior Clinics, the MJT Mini Tour for 7-12 year olds, the Collegiate Tour for 19-23 year olds, and multi-day events for competitive players aged 11 to 18 which are also qualifiers for international competitions. The program offers annual awards, scholarships, and frequent player incentives to help reward player's performance and participation throughout each season. MJT alumni include many Professional Tour players and PGA of Canada Professionals, as well as Canadian Amateur, National and Provincial Junior Champions. The MJT aims to develop champions, in golf and in life, promoting the game from grassroots through to provincial, national, university and professional level. See www.maplejt.com