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Richmond Hill, Ont. (February 8, 2021) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce an extension of their partnership with the Ottawa Valley Golf Association (OVGA). For the 2021 season, this partnership will see the CJGA and OVGA work together to deliver five junior golf tournaments in the Ottawa Valley and Outaouais region area that will showcase the talented junior golfers in the area and provide increased opportunities for juniors through additional ranking points and qualifying opportunities.

“We are delighted to extend our partnership with the Ottawa Valley Golf Association and partner with a great organization to increase the junior opportunities to those in the area” said Tyler Torrieri, Manager of Tour Operations.  “The opportunities the CJGA can provide through our various international relations and international event rankings will give greater exposure and opportunities for junior golfers in the Ottawa region.”

“The Ottawa Valley Golf Association is excited to continue our partnership with the CJGA. We have seen a steady increase in participation over the past few years in our Junior events and combining forces will help us to continue to deliver on the high standards we have set to make our regional championships a key component of junior golf development in the region”, says Jim Davidson, OVGA Director of Player Development.

The events that will be included in the partnership between the two organizations are:

OVGA Junior Spring Classic: May 15-16, 2021
OVGA Junior City & District Championship: June 19-20, 2021
CJGA Pinned Golf Series: July 22-23, 2021
OVGA Junior Match-Play: August 13-14, 2021
OVGA Peewee and Mosquito Championship: Sept. 11, 2021
Junior OVGA Cup: Sept. 12, 2021

Registration for these events is expected to open at the end of March.

About the Ottawa Valley Golf Association

Founded in 1948, the Ottawa Valley Golf Association (OVGA) is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the growth and development of golf in the Ottawa Valley Region. Supporting its affiliates – Golf Québec, Golf Ontario, and Golf Canada – the OVGA is responsible for golf tournaments, junior programs, handicap supervision, the rules of golf, and course rating in the district.

In these efforts, the OVGA supports and works with its approximately 80-member clubs and is proud and appreciative of its 4,000+ boys, girls, women, and men who participate in and volunteer for its competitions.

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 www.cjga.com.

For more information please contact:
Tyler Torrieri
Manager Tour Operations
Canadian Junior Golf Association
Tyler.torrieri@cjga.com