Challenging Conditions in Round 1 at Nike Golf Junior Series at Cherry Downs

Pickering, ON (May 23, 2015) – The Nike Golf Junior Series at Cherry Downs Golf Club continued weekend, with an exciting turn of events during round 1. The course proved to be very challenging for all the junior golfers as they battled across the tough, Augusta-like greens.

Jack Sue from Richmond Hill, ON leads the Boys 14 & Under division after shooting a first round score of 75 (+4).  Trailing four strokes behind are Tristan Renaud from Sudbury, ON and Dee Xie of Toronto, ON with scores of 79 (+8).  Tomorrow is sure to have an exciting finish for spectators.

In the Boys 15-19 division, Matthew Vihant of Toronto, ON has extended his hot play with an opening round of 75 (+4).  Players are tightly packed in this division, with Gavin MacIver of Toronto, ON and Dylan Stuckless of Oshawa, ON trailing by two strokes after shooting scores of 77 (+6).  Another stroke behind is Jack Riordan who opened the first round with a score of 78 (+7).

Richmond Hill resident Emily Zhu leads the Girls 14 & Under division after shooting a first round 87 (+15), and will look to take home the division title tomorrow.

The Girls 15-19 division is being closely contested after Kelsey Fuchs’s opening round score of 81 (+9).  After shooting a score of 85 (+13), Sarah Kim of Toronto, ON finds herself only four strokes behind.

With some closely contested divisional battles, tomorrow should be exciting for all spectators planning to attend.

Tournament Results: Nike Golf Junior Series at Cherry Downs

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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.  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: 
Nate Benton
CJGA Tournament Operations Assistant
Canadian Junior Golf Association
nate.benton@cjga.com

 

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