Quebec Hosts First David Hearn Junior Series presented by Kia Event at Val-Des-Lacs

Val-Des-Lacs, QC (June 9, 2017) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association is set to host another David Hearn Junior Series presented by Kia tournament this weekend at the beautiful Val-Des-Lacs Golf Club in Quebec. This is the fourth event on the CJGA schedule in the Ottawa/Quebec region, but the first David Hearn Junior Series tournament.

Val Des Lacs Club de Golf was designed by renowned Canadian architect Howard Watson. The course is a classic parkland style course that is known in the area for his pristine conditions and traditional feel. The golf course features rolling fairways that are accented by lakes, valleys and hills that are defined by mature trees.

Weather forecasts predict a good weekend for golf in Quebec. With low winds, temperatures hovering around 22 degrees and mainly sunny skies, juniors should be prepared for good scoring conditions.

The event at Val-Des-Lacs will be a qualifier for the US Kids Golf Teen World Championship along with the AJGA/CJGA Junior Championship and the David Hearn Kia Championship. This tournament will be officially ranked by Junior Golf Scoreboard.

Schedule of Events

June 10 – Registration – 10:00am

June 10 – First Round – 11:30am

June 11 – Second Round – 11:30am

June 11 – Awards Presentation – 5:00pm

For more information, including tee times and results please visit the official tournament website.

About Kia Canada

Kia Canada Inc. (www.kia.ca www.facebook.com/kiacanada), a maker of quality vehicles for the young-at-heart is a subsidiary of Kia Motors Corporation (KMC) which was founded in 1999 and sells and services high quality, class leading vehicles like the Soul, Forte, Optima and Sorento through a network of 189 dealers nationwide. Kia Canada Inc. employs 154 people in its Mississauga, Ontario headquarters and four regional offices across Canada, including a state-of-the-art facility in Montreal. Kia’s brand slogan “The Power to Surprise” represents the company’s global commitment to surprise the world by providing exciting & inspiring experiences that go beyond expectations.

For more information about Kia Canada and our products, please visit our Media Centre at KiaMedia.ca

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About The David Hearn Foundation

Founded in 2015, The David Hearn Foundation’s central focus is to support the Alzheimer Society of Canada in reducing the personal and social impacts of the disease by raising funds to provide individuals and families with needed programs and services. Through its partnership, the Foundation will aim to increase awareness, improve care for those in need and enhance the quality of life for those affected by the disease, while also empowering Canadians to take action and create positive change.

Follow David Hearn on Twitter: @HearnDavid

Follow The David Hearn Foundation on Twitter: @hearnfoundation

For more information: www.davidhearn.ca

About the 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. Currently in its 25th year, 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.

The Canadian Junior Golf Association is generously supported by its National Partner, Freedom 55 Financial, which provides financial security advice and planning for Canadians.

 
For Additional Information:
Trevor Vander Glas
Communications and Media Assistant
1.877.508.1069
trevor.vander.glas@cjga.com

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