Lee & Liu Appointed MJT BC Mini Tour Tournament Directors

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour with close to 90 events across the country scheduled for 2021, is pleased to announce the appointments of Lee J.H. Lee and Vince Liu as Tournament Directors for the growing MJT BC Mini Tour.

Vince Liu, a CPGA professional with an MBA from Missouri State University, began his career in golf at the San Diego Golf Academy where he graduated with honours in 1998. While completing his program, he participated in a tournament operation internship at the Arthur Anderson Matchplay Championship, where he worked in various departments and gained invaluable experience and knowledge in how professional golf tournaments should be conducted. In 2011, Vince was offered the head coach position for China’s National Olympic Golf Team, which led to opportunities working for the European Tour with the Volvo China Open, WGC-HSBC Championships, and BMW Shanghai Masters. Liu has been in the golf industry for more than 20 years, including a former stint with the MJT which included taking MJT Team Canada to China, Thailand, Scotland and Singapore, and looks forward to returning to help develop future champions.

Lee J.H. Lee has been a member of the PGA of Canada since 2007 and spent the first decade of his career working with some of the world’s premier golf management companies at several tour-level exclusive golf clubs across the globe. Lee’s extensive industry experience has covered the range from indoor practice facilities (Riverside Golf Club, Calgary AB), to municipal (Cedar Hill GC, Victoria BC), to a world class resort (Bear Mountain, Victoria BC), to a European Tour Venue (Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club, Sharjah UAE), to the world's leading golf management company (Meydan Golf by Troon International, Dubai UAE). Lee has held the title of Head Teaching Professional for three years with the industry leading instruction company, GOLFTEC, in Richmond, BC.

“To meet the growing demand among young players ages 7 to 12, we needed the expand the MJT BC Mini Tour circuit and recruit the assistance and expertise of Lee and Liu,” said Chris Hood, PGA Professional and MJT BC Junior Tour Director. “We look forward to another successful season with the calibre of these professionals behind the program.”

The non-profit Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour aims to develop champions, in golf and in life, promoting the game from grassroots through to provincial, national, university and professional levels. The MJT’s Early Bird Membership Special ends January 31, 2021. More information and registration details are available online at maplejt.com.

About the MJT
The non-profit Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour 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 supported by valued Premier, Tournament and Product Partners. The MJT hosts close to 90 events across Canada, including free Ford Go Golf Junior Clinics, the MJT Mini Tour for 12U and multi-day events for competitive players aged 11-19 which also offer qualifiers for international tournaments. The program has annual awards, scholarships and incentives to help reward 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 the provincial, national, university and professional levels.