Over $10,000 Funding For 2018 MJT Order Of Merit Winners


VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), Canada's number one-played junior golf tour, is pleased to announce continued assistance with the expenses of participation for the MJT Order of Merit Winners in the MJT Boston Pizza National Championship presented by TaylorMade and adidas Golf at The Legacy Golf Resort in Phoenix, AZ, November 8 to 11, 2018.

The MJT has allocated $10,500 in funding for the cumulative point winners in every age division in each province to help with costs of participating in the season-ending National Championship, with Order of Merit certificates presented at the Welcome Reception. "The MJT holds one fundraiser each year and also has the sponsorship of Premier Partner, TuGo, to help with such efforts," said Elaine Denton, Director of Marketing and Administration. "We have managed to contribute in this way for several years now."

The MJT Order of Merit Winners have now been finalized in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Atlantic Canada. Eligible recipients are as follows:

British Columbia: Erin Lee (Langley), Michelle Liu (Vancouver), Justin Bjornson (Surrey), Danny Im (Langley), Andy Luo (Burnaby), Justin Towill (Kelowna), Davide Kaiser (Kelowna);

Alberta: Brooke Frerichs (Calgary), Stephanie Chelack (Calgary), Tate Bruggeman (Edmonton), Christian Hansen (Okotoks), Cole Bergheim (Red Deer), Nolan Collins (Calgary), Michael Harrison (Camrose);

Saskatchewan: Ella Kozak (Yorkton), Carey McLean (Deer Valley), Darien Herlick (Weyburn), Cort Tunall (Kindersley), Chase Gedack (Estevan), Josh Nagy (Saskatoon), Jax Gipman (Martensville);

Manitoba: Armaan Dhillon (Winnipeg), Mikyla Albert (Selkirk), Grady Chuback (Headingley), Noah Fiks (Winnipeg), Jordan McDonald (Winnipeg), Jacob Armstrong (Winnipeg), Nicholas Glesby (Winnipeg);

Ontario: Nicole Gal (Oakville), Madison Ouellette (Orangeville) and Hana Yoshida (Richmond Hill), Ben De Castro (Toronto), Bradley Parker (Toronto), Krtin Udith (Toronto), Ranen Oomen-Danckert (Mono) and Yashin Kapadia (Brampton), Ian Wilson (Ottawa);

Atlantic Canada: Abbey Baker (Halifax), Haley Baker (Halifax), Simon Mullen (Truro), Gavin Ives (Middle Sackville), Daniel Kirby (Woodstock), Brett LeBlanc (Hammonds Plains)

For more information on the MJT Order of Merit, please click here. For more information on TuGo, please visit www.tugo.com.

About TuGo
For over 50 years, TuGo's dedication to travellers, partners and employees, has made it one of Canada's top travel insurance providers and a Canada's Best Managed Company. If you plan on traveling and require insurance, consider using the MJT’s official Travel Insurance Partner, TuGo, by obtaining a quote using this link. All policies secured through our partnership with TuGo will generate a return of 10%, which goes back into MJT programs, such as the MJT Boston Pizza National Championship presented by TaylorMade Golf Canada & adidas Canada.

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. For more information on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour, please visit www.maplejt.com.