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Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship Qualifier at Granite Ridge Recap

Milton, ON (May 4th, 2023) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) travelled to Milton, Ontario to kick off the Ontario Qualifier for Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship. This was the second CJGA Junior Tour tournament in the province of the 2023 CJGA season and the first of three Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship Qualifiers the CJGA is hosting this season.

CJGA players, parents, and staff were treated to some of the worst weather a golfer could ask for. It was cold, wet, and windy which led to hard course conditions but surprisingly high spirits at the lovely Granite Ridge Golf Course in Milton, Ontario.

Divisional Winners

Junior Girls Division (U19)

Julia Alexander-Carew shoots the lowest round of the Junior Girls Division in Round 2 to win back-to-back in 2022 and 2023 at Granite Ridge.

⁣Scores (*Round 2 limited due to weather):

  • R1: 83
  • R2: 66*
  • TOT: 149 (+10)

Junior Boys Division (U19)

Eduardo Ramirez de la Llave shoots three-under in Round 2, to come back and win his first tournament of the 2023 season.

Scores:

  • R1: 80
  • R2: 69
  • TOT: 149 (+5)

Juvenile Boys Division (U17)

Curtis Li goes wire-to-wire to win the Juvenile Boys Division while also earning his first win ever.

Scores:

  • R1: 75
  • R2: 82
  • TOT: 157 (+13)

Bantam Girls Division (U15)

Keisha Han wins not only her first event of the season but her first event ever throughout her CJGA career.

Scores:

  • R1: 73
  • R2: 84
  • TOT: 157 (+13)

Bantam Boys Division (U15)

Justin Chu ties for the lowest total score of the tournament and claims the Bantam Boys Division as well as his first win on the Junior Tour.

Scores (*Round 2 limited due to weather):

  • R1: 73
  • R2: 68*
  • TOT: 141 (+2)

Thank you all who attended the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship Qualifier at Granite Ridge, we cannot wait to see everyone at CJGA tournaments throughout the country in 2023!

Thank you to the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship for partnering with the CJGA for us to host qualifiers for their prestigious events, as well as Dickson Golf for their support.

As always, thank you to players and parents for taking part in CJGA events!

For complete tournament leaderboards, visit the official CJGA tournament Page at https://cjga.onpar.golf/tournament_results.php?tournament_id=2414

For video and pictorial highlights from the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship Qualifier at Granite Ridge, visit our social media pages @CJGAgolf, or view the official tournament photo gallery here: https://cjga.smugmug.com/2023-CJGA-Season/CJGA-Ontario/O2-Granite-Ridge

Upcoming CJGA Ontario Events

CJGA Ontario Linkster Challenge at Oakville Executive

  • May 13th

CJGA Hurricane Series Spring Open at Royal Niagara Presented by Hometurf

  • May 13th – 14th

CJGA Road To TPC Toronto Qualifier at Century Pines Presented by CEP Mindset

  • May 20th – 21st

CJGA Ontario Linkster Shootout at Bushwood

  • May 21st

CJGA Fanshawe College London Open at Firerock Presented by Fanshawe Golf Coaches School

  • May 27th – 28th

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, international competitions, and mentoring programs, 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.