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-GOLFTEC to become Title Sponsor of CJGA National Order of Merit-
Richmond Hill, ON, September 18, 2018 – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce today a new partnership with GOLFTEC Canada. The partnership will see GOLFTEC Canada become the title sponsor of the CJGA National Order of Merit.
The GOLFTEC – CJGA National Order of Merit, presented by TaylorMade is a season-long race. Mirrored after the PGA TOUR’s FedEx Cup, the GOLFTEC – CJGA National Order of Merit presented by TaylorMade is comprised of the entire tournament schedule where all CJGA junior golfers compete nationally in their respective age divisions. Tiered events on the National schedule provide equal opportunity for junior golfers to accumulate points. Events are tiered based on field size, strength of field, and length of competition (just to name a few of the criteria for the events).
“We are extremely delighted to partner with GOLFTEC Canada” stated Brad Parkins, COO of the CJGA. “GOLFTEC is a hub for professional and certified coaching and club fitting that will benefit our members in a number of markets across the country. Giving our junior members and their families the opportunity to learn from qualified PGA of Canada professionals will only increase the skill level of players moving forward.”
“We are thrilled to be the Title Sponsor for the CJGA National Order of Merit” states James Suttie, Chair and CEO of GOLFTEC Canada. “We view this partnership as fundamental for growing our business in Canada by being actively associated with the very professional tournaments that the CJGA runs in Canada. Far more important, though, is the opportunity to help develop the next Brooke Henderson or Adam Hadwin.”
GOLFTEC Canada is the Master Franchisor for GOLFTEC in Canada, currently operating 19 Improvement Centres across the country, from Vancouver to Ottawa. GOLFTEC is the world leader in Golf Instruction, with 200 centres across the US, as well as centres in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. In Canada, we teach more than 22% of all private lessons, with 65 Certified PGA of Canada Instructors as full time coaches across the country. In our private lesson facilities, we teach all levels of golfers, from beginners to aspiring tour players
About the Canadian Junior Golf Association
The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is a “registered Canadian amateur athletic association” (RCAAA) non-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
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:
James Suttie
Chair, & CEO GOLFTEC Canada
Brad Parkins
Chief Operating Officer
Canadian Junior Golf Association