Canadian Junior Golf Association renews Partnership Humber College PGM

-Partnership Adds Title Sponsorship of Ottawa Event-

Richmond Hill, Ont. (February 23, 2018) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is pleased to announce its partnership renewal with the Humber College Professional Golf Management program for the 2018 season.

The partnership will expand in 2018 by adding a title sponsored event in Ottawa.  In 2017, the partnership added a title and presenting sponsored event on top of the longstanding title sponsored Humber College PGM Invitational.  The Humber College PGM at Metcalfe, May 12-13, will accompany the Humber College PGM Invitational, the Humber College PGM Western Canadian Junior Championship, presented by TaylorMade and Tour Performance LAB and the Quebec Junior Open, presented by Humber College PGM.

“We are very pleased to once again expand our longstanding relationship with the Humber College Professional Golf Management (PGM) program” said Brad Parkins, COO of the CJGA. “The Humber College PGM program offers great opportunity for individuals looking to turn golf into a profession, something many of our members aspire to do.  Many CJGA alumni are enrolled in the program and making great contributions to the golf industry, while also continuing to compete by filling out the Humber College men’s and ladies golf teams.”

The Humber College Professional Golf Management Program offers students a play and practice program and provides tournaments for its members to take part in for player development.

“The Humber PGM program has been a proud sponsor of the CJGA for many years and we are excited to be expanding our sponsorship program with the CJGA” said Andrew Vento, Program Coordinator.  “A large majority of our students are CJGA alumni who have led our varsity golf team to many championships and advanced into promising business careers in the golf industry.”

About Humber College

Humber’s Business Administration – Professional Golf Management program is recognized as Canada’s premiere golf business program.  We provide you with the business knowledge and skills you need to start a career in many areas of business and the specialized expertise required of a PGA of Canada Golf Professional. Our 3-year business diploma runs annually on a 6-month in-class/6-month paid work placement basis. Our on-campus Golf Lab is an industry leading golf performance training facility run by PGA Professionals. Our students have the opportunity to play on the Humber Hawks varsity golf team, the most decorated golf team in Canada. Pathways to Humber’s Bachelor of Commerce Degrees and other degree programs are also available. For more information please visit our website at business.humber.ca/golf.

About the CJGA

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, 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 more information please contact:

Brad Parkins
Chief Operations Officer
Canadian Junior Golf Association
1-877-508-1069 x221
brad.parkins@cjga.com

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