Richmond Hill, Ont. (January 27, 2017) – While celebrating its 25th year, the Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is thrilled to announce that Mizuno Canada will continue its sponsorship of the CJGA Mizuno National Junior Golf Championship. The agreement will extend through 2018 with the option for 2019.

The CJGA’s national stroke play championship, through the loyalty and support of Mizuno Canada, has grown to be one of the premier junior golf events in the country, pitting some of Canada’s best young players in a championship setting and environment.

“Mizuno Canada is proud to be a sponsor of the CJGA and junior golf in Canada” said Mark Hansen, Director Sales & Marketing – Golf/Running Divisions.  “As a premier golf brand we look forward to working with the CJGA to ensure continued success of the Mizuno National Championship. The quality of play and sportsmanship at these CJGA events is incredible and we are pleased to be associated with the CJGA these talented young players.”

“We are pleased to continue the long standing relationship with Mizuno Canada as title sponsor of our national stroke play championship,” states Brad Parkins, COO of the CJGA. “The continued support of junior golf Mizuno has provided over the years is significant and we are very happy to be aligning one of our premier events with Mizuno, a premium brand in the industry.”

The 2017 CJGA Mizuno National Junior Golf Championship will be conducted at Greenhills Golf Club in London, Ontario. This year’s event will see a total of 108 players tee it up in their respective divisions in a four-day competition. At the completion of two rounds, the field will be cut to the top 60 per cent and ties per division.

Established in 1975, Greenhills Golf Club is member-friendly with a strong connection to London, Ontario. Greenhills Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course with beautifully balanced greens and roomy fairways. It is a serene escape, and is denoted to be one of the most peaceful places in London.

About Mizuno Canada

Mizuno Canada Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mizuno Corporation, one of the largest specialty sporting goods manufacturers in the world. Mizuno Canada Ltd. manufactures and distributes golf, baseball, softball, running, rugby and volleyball equipment, apparel, and footwear for Canada. Mizuno Canada Ltd. is based in Mississauga, Ontario. For more information please visit www.mizunocda.com or visit us on Facebook at Mizuno Golf North America and on Twitter @Golf_Mizuno

About the CJGA

The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is a “registered Canadian amateur athletic association” (RCAAA) non-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 more information please contact:
Brad Parkins
Chief Operations Office
Canadian Junior Golf Association
1-877-508-1069 x221