Calgary Golfers Dominated Divisions at the U.S Kids Golf World Championship Qualifier
Calgary, Alta. (June 16, 2016) – It was an important weekend for the Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) Junior and Linkster Tour golfers. All divisions contended for the opportunity to represent Team Canada West at the U.S Kids & Teen Golf World Championships.
Junior Boys Division (U19)
Matt Campbell, 17, of Calgary, Alta., managed four birdies overall and fired rounds of 75 (+4), 71(E) for a tournament total of 146, giving him the club house lead and Junior Boys division win.
Also from Calgary, Alta., Landon Stellingwerff, 17, posted round of 75 (+4), 73 (+2) for a two-day total of 148 and the second place position.
Junior Girls Division (U19)
Sharmaine Rapisura, 17, of Calgary, Alta., finished the weekend with rounds of 79, (+8), 77 (+6) for a weekend total of 156, making her the winner of the Junior Girls division.
Kehler Koss, 17, from, Calgary, Alta., posted rounds of 82, 77 for a tournament total of 159 and second place.
Juvenile Boys Division (U17)
Bradley McKeating, 15, from Calgary, Alta., posted rounds of 75 (+4), 75 (+4) for a weekend total of 150 and the Juvenile Boys Division lead.
Alexei Garvey, 15, of Calgary, Alta., fired matching rounds of 77 for a two-round total of 154 and the runner up position.
Juvenile Girls Division (U17)
Annabelle Ackroyd, 14, of Calgary, Alta., and Reese Martin, 16, of Brooks, Alta., both posted matching rounds of 80, 77 for a total of 157. Ackroyd was named the Juvenile Girls division winner after a playoff round.
Bantam Boys Division (U15)
Caden Park, 14, from Calgary, Alta., won the Bantam Boys division after carding rounds of 76 (+5), 77(+6) for a two-day total of 153.
Rory Huycke, 13, of Calgary, Alta., followed a stroke behind Park. Huycke fired rounds of 76 (+5), 78 (+7) giving him a tournament total of 154.
Bantam Girls Division (U15)
Mackenzie Baustad, 14, from Calgary, Alta., carded rounds of 87, 83 for a total of 170 which was enough for her to win the Bantam Girls division.
Charlotte Charlton, 13, from Calgary, Alta., was the runner-up after carding rounds of 90, 91 for a tournament total of 181.
About 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.
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