-Nike to become the Official Apparel & Footwear of the CJGA and Official Uniform of the CJGA Team Canada for the next 3 years-

Richmond Hill, ON (January 17th, 2023) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Nike Golf.  The partnership will see Nike become the Official Apparel and Footwear of the CJGA.

“We could not be more excited to partner again with Nike Golf and welcome their great brand back to the CJGA family” stated Tyler Torrieri, CJGA Director of Tournament Operations.  “Nike was a long-time partner of the CJGA for 15 years and we are looking forward to having them back as a partner for the next three years.  Nike is a leading brand with today’s youth and the quality of their product will ensure CJGA Team Canada members can perform well when it matters most.”

Nike Golf’s roster of Tour players represent the very best in the game, including Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Scottie Scheffler, Tony Finau, Tom Kim, Michelle Wie West, and many more. With a broad collection of high-performance apparel for men, women and juniors, as well as innovative, convention-breaking footwear and accessories, Nike Golf helps players at all levels, look, feel and play their best.

“Nike is pleased to be partnering once again with the CJGA and demonstrating our commitment to the growth of golf in Canada” said Max Christiansen, Director of Marketing for Mint Green, Nike Golf’s distribution partner in Canada. “That growth begins with juniors and amateurs. The CJGA is an invaluable steward in fostering participation in the sport and developing the next generation of great Canadian golfers.”

About NIKE, Inc.

NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities.

To learn more, visit https://mintgreen.com/retail-partners/

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.  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

About the Mint Green Group

Established in 1974, the Mint Green Group is a premium, full-service distribution company, servicing the golf, tennis and licensed sports markets. Since its inception, Mint Green has partnered with some of the world’s iconic sports brands, building those brands to new heights driven by its outstanding sales, customer service, operations, brand building and marketplace expertise.

For more information please contact:

Tyler Torrieri
Director of Tour Operations
Canadian Junior Golf Association
1-800-598-CJGA (2542)
tyler.torrieri@cjga.com

 

Max Christiansen
Director of Marketing
Mint Green Group
(416) 710-5689
mchristiansen@mgg.ca

 

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