Canadian Junior Golf Association Releases 2018 National Schedule

-Registration Now Open; Race to the Order of Merit Cup Starts February-

NATIONAL JUNIOR TOUR SCHEDULE / NATIONAL LINKSTER TOUR SCHEDULE

Richmond Hill, ON (January 11, 2018) The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 national tournament schedule.  Heading into the 26th year of operation, the CJGA will provide unmatched opportunities for junior golfers aged 5-18 right across Canada with over 110 events on the national schedule.

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The CJGA Junior Tour (boys and girls aged 11-18) will host 59 events across Canada to participate in while the CJGA Linkster Tour (boys and girls aged 5-14) will have 52 events in six different provinces.

Aligned with the Long-Term Player Development Pathway, the CJGA offers unmatched opportunities across Canada to showcase the skills and talents of junior golfers to many, including prominent golf coaches in both Canada and the United States.

As a member of the CJGA, juniors will have the opportunity to qualify for a number of national and international events.  Such events include the AJGA/CJGA Junior Championship, IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships (California, USA), Euro Junior Golf Cup (St. Andrew’s Scotland), North America Cup (United States), East Aurora International Junior Masters (New York, USA), US Kids Golf World Golf Championship (North Carolina, USA), and the Aaron Baddeley International Junior Championship (California, USA) just to name a few.

“We are excited for the juniors in this country in 2018 and the many opportunities we present them to showcase their skills,” said Reegan Price, Director of Tour Operations for the CJGA.  “Junior golfers in this country will have no shortage of opportunity for tournament competition and we all look forward to the storylines the kids will write over the course of the season.”

CJGA members will be able to gain valuable ranking points on a variety of international ranking systems through CJGA events.  All event will be ranked on the CJGA National Order of Merit, presented by TaylorMade, as well as the following ranking systems:

World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR)
AJGA Performance Based Entry (PBE)
Golfweek
Golf Canada Junior National Order of Merit
Provincial Association’s Junior Order of Merit
Junior Golf Scoreboard

 

Canadian Junior Golf Association

The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is a “registered Canadian amateur athletic association” (RCAAA) not-for-profit registered federally with Revenue Canada. The CJGA is dedicated to providing Canada’s junior golfers with the necessary skills and knowledge required to lay a foundation for a future in competitive golf.

Through its six-stage competitive development program that focuses on tournaments, clinics, international competitions, and mentoring programs with PGA Tour professionals, the CJGA introduces the game to juniors as young as five and offers competitive multi-day events for the more advanced golfer. The CJGA acts as a feeder system to provincial and national competitions, collegiate and university golf, as well as professional and recreational golf.  For more information, please visit www.cjga.com.

For Additional Information:
Brad Parkins
Chief Operations Officer
Canadian Junior Golf Association
1-877-508-1069
brad.parkins@cjga.com

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