Athlone to become the Official Ground Travel Partner of the CJGA

Richmond Hill, ON (March 21st, 2023) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce a partnership with Athlone Golf & Sports for our 30th Anniversary 2023 season, which will see them become the Official Ground Travel partner of the CJGA. 

Athlone Golf & Sports is a BC based golf tour operator specializing in custom golf trips throughout the world including the best of golf and all the extras that make your trip unique and memorable. All CJGA members will have access to Wayne Morden, the owner of Athlone Golf & Sports.  Wayne has been playing golf since the age of five and is the published author of Golf Shorts and Plus Fours: Musings from a Golfing Traditionalist.

“We could not be happier to partner with a company as great as Athlone Golf & Sports,” Said CJGA Manager of Tour Operations Ryan Shaw. “Now that pandemic travel restrictions have lifted, there is no better time to embark on a golf travel trip with friends or family, and Athlone Golf & Sports is the best organization to make sure that the trip goes beyond the traditional hotel, golf and car package.”

“I’m really pleased that Athlone and the CJGA have formed this partnership” stated Wayne Morden, President of Athlone Golf & Sports. “I have fond memories playing my junior days at Craigowan in Woodstock, Ontario and competing in Tyson Tour events throughout southwestern Ontario in the 1970’s. I welcome the opportunity to work with the parents, juniors, CJGA members and partners providing them with memorable custom golf tours whether it is to the UK and Ireland, other parts of Europe, the U.S., within Canada or beyond. I look forward to attending CJGA events to meet people personally.”

Wayne and his team now undertake to provide you the most memorable and tailored experiences for the golfing community, one trip at a time, one golfer at a time.

About Athlone Golf & Sports

As a Canadian golf tour operator, we believe it’s not just the golf that makes your trips truly great. Our goal is to provide the guidance to make sure your trip is exceptional. We are golfers, we love to travel and we know there are more possibilities for your golf trips than there are clubs in the bag. Every component counts and we’re here to make sure there is nothing missed. We ask the right and important questions to ensure that you receive the golf trip you expect. Let us inspire you by having us create a grand adventure that will remain etched in your mind.

For more information, visit or email and feel free to call Wayne directly in West Kelowna, BC at 250-864-4051.

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 provides 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, and international competitions, 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.

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