Oakfield, NS (August 13th, 2017) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association is preparing for the Atlantic Junior Championship this week being played at the beautiful Oakfield Golf and Country Club in Oakfield, NS. The Atlantic Junior Championship is one of the largest events on the east coast on the CJGA national schedule. The top players in Eastern Canada will travel to Oakfield for their bid to be crowned Atlantic Junior Champion.

The Graham Cooke designed course at Oakfield Golf and Country Club is recognized as one of the premier courses in Atlantic Canada. The golf course is surrounded by beautiful scenic views which makes the rounds even more enjoyable. The course is designed for a perfect blend of playability and also will give juniors some challenges.

The weather is looking good for the tournament days as temperatures should be hovering around 24 degrees with mainly sunny skies. Tuesday during the final round there is a chance of showers.

This event will be officially ranked by Golf Canada, Nova Scotia Golf Association and the Junior Golf Scoreboard.

Schedule of Events

August 14th – Registration – 9:30am

August 14th – First Round – 11:00am

August 15th – Second Round – 11:00am

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

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