Company to become Official Scoring System of 2021 World Junior Challenge

December 16, 2021 – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is delighted to announce a new partnership with Big Shooter Golf for our 2021 World Junior Challenge to be held at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida and beyond. This partnership will see Big Shooter Golf become the Official Scoring System of our 2021 World Junior Challenge, with more opportunities in the future.

To kick off this partnership, the CJGA will be Alpha Testing the Big Shooter live scoring functionality at the World Junior Challenge to be held in Palm Harbor from December 28th – 30th. This functionality allows players, parents, coaches, and friends to see real time standings, pictures, and videos hole-by-hole as it happens!

“We are so excited to be partnering with Big Shooter Golf for our 2021 World Junior Challenge and beyond,” said CJGA Director of Tour Operations, Tyler Torrieri. “Big Shooter Golf is an incredible new software that is set to revolutionize how people play the game of golf by giving players the ability to be interconnected with their friends across the world during a round in real time, while maintaining the integrity of the game. At this year’s World Junior Challenge, parents, coaches, family, and friends of players will be able to see their live hole-by-hole scores through the Big Shooter App, something that has never been done to this extent on the CJGA before.”

“We are honoured and thrilled to partner with the CJGA to bring additional player, parent and fan engagement to the forefront using our suite of solutions.” said Alex McDougall, co-founder of Big Shooter Golf. “We’re excited to Alpha Test our live scoring functionality at the WJC, but this is only the beginning. Stay tuned for tons more!”

If you are playing in our 2021 World Junior Challenge Presented by Red Komodo Golf, please stay tuned for Big Shooter Golf updates as we approach the tournament days.

About Big Shooter Golf

Big Shooter Golf is a platform aimed at enabling universal golf competition and allowing anyone on any course to play against any other player anywhere in the (real or virtual) world. Take video-game style leaderboards and global rankings, add fantasy sports-like league play and camaraderie and mix it all in with a dash of the good old-fashioned heart-pounding adrenaline that comes from standing over a tough 6-foot putt. Big Shooter puts the physical you at the center of your own sports story and genuinely connects you in a world that’s never felt more disconnected.

To learn more about Big Shooter Golf, visit https://www.bigshootergolf.com

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:
Blake Sloan
Manager of Communications
Canadian Junior Golf Association

Blake.Sloan@cjga.com

 

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