Blustery Conditions Make Play Difficult in Day One of the CJGA Cabot Links Junior Open

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Richmond Hill, ON (May 23, 2014)- Junior Golfers were blessed with sunshine for most of the day during round one of the CJGA Cabot Links Junior Open in Inverness, ON, but high winds made for difficult conditions on the Links.With a spot in the Cape Breton Celtic Classic on the line, Myles Creighton of Digby, NS took the lead in the Boys 15-19 division with an opening round score of 72. Creighton will be joined in the final group tomorrow with Bobby Dunphy of Antigonish, NS and Drew Ward of New Minas, NS with rounds of 75 and 76 respectively.

Windy conditions reeked havoc on the Boys 14 & Under division, but John Mosher of Halifax, NS battled to an opening round score of 79 to take a four shot lead into Sunday. With 5 players within 5 shots of the lead, Mosher will have his work cutout for him to take the title home.

The Girls 15-19 division will be a battle between leader Allison Chandler of Chester, NS and Elizabeth Furniss of Berwick, NS, who shot rounds of 80 and 84 respectively.

Heather McLean of Port Williams, NS is the round one leader in the Girls 14 & Under division posting a score of 94. Four strokes behind entering Sunday is Haley Baker of Brookside, NS.

Tournament Results: CJGA Cabot Links Junior Open

About the Cape Breton Celtic Classic

The 2015 Cape Breton Celtic Classic presented by PC Financial will take place from September 7th to September 13th at the Lakes Golf Club in Sydney, Nova Scotia. This event will be an unmatched experience, with the world’s top up and coming golf professionals converging on Cape Breton for the week. As one of the most anticipated tournaments of the year on PGA TOUR Canada, this will be a memorable week of golf, celebration and fun.

Canadian Junior Golf Association

CJGA-logo-Transparent-with-white-player-2aThe 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.

The Canadian Junior Golf Association is generously supported by its National Partner, Freedom 55 Financial, which provides financial security advice and planning for Canadians.

For Additional Information:
Brian Newton
Tournament Operations Assistant
Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA)
brian.newton@cjga.com

 

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