CJGA Junior and Linkster Tour Golfers Ready for a Challenge in Chilliwack

Chilliwack, B.C. (June 9, 2016) -The Canadian Junior Golf Association is making its way back to the Chilliwack Golf Club in Chilliwack, B.C. CJGA Junior and Linkster Tour golfers will be competing for the opportunity to represent Team Canada West at the 2016 U.S. Teen Golf World Championship, or the opportunity to earn an exemption into the B.C. Golf Junior Championship. CJGA Linkster Tour golfers will also vie for the opportunity to represent Team Canada West in the U.S Kids Golf World Championship.

The US Kids Golf World Championship is truly unique with a total field size exceeding 1000 golfers for the last four years. The event has most US states and over 20 countries from around the world represented. The five-day tournament format includes: opening and closing ceremonies, practice rounds, a three-day tournament as well as other activities.

The Chilliwack Golf Club, established in 1958, is a semi-private facility located between Chilliwack and Abbotsford, only 45 minutes from Vancouver. It features magnificent tree lined fairways, a creek that meanders through the back nine and breathtaking mountain vistas in every direction. Members and non-members have enjoyed the Fraser Valley’s most popular golf course for over 50 years. With a reputation for year round world-class conditioning, Chilliwack has played host to every major Provincial Championship – and always to rave reviews.

Set against the stunning backdrop of the Cascade and Coastal Mountains, the Chilliwack Golf Club promises you a relaxing and enjoyable golf experience.

Schedule

Junior Tour

June 11 – Round One – 12:28 p.m.

June 12 – Round Two – 12:04 p.m.

Linkster Tour

June 11 – Round One – 2:30 p.m.

For more information, please visit the official tournament website.

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About 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

Its National Partner, Freedom 55 Financial, which provides financial security advice and planning for Canadians, generously supports the Canadian Junior Golf Association. 

For Additional Information:
Jordyn Battista
CJGA Communications Assistant
1.877.508.1069
jordyn.battista@cjga.com

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