Nisku, Alta. (May 27, 2016) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) Junior Tour will be in the Prairies this weekend at the RedTail Landing Golf Club in Nisku, Alta. CJGA Junior Tour golfers will compete in a two-day tournament for a chance to earn exemptions to represent CJGA Team Canada at the Euro Junior Golf Cup in Scotland.
Formerly known as the World Junior Golf Cup, the Euro Junior Golf Cup was developed in 1998 and is conducted yearly on courses around the home of golf in St. Andrews, Scotland. Popular among juniors across North America and Scotland, the Euro Junior Golf Cup provides junior golfers with an opportunity to re-visit golf’s history and even make some of their own. Three countries participate each year – Canada, (Canadian Junior Golf Association), the United States (International Junior Golf Tour), and Scotland (Fife Golf Union). The tournament takes on a unique format with the three teams competing in singles matches over three days to determine the winner of the John Clark Trophy.
Redtail Landing Golf Club, a prairie-links style golf course was built with the focus solely on golf on all 234 acres. All 18 holes are laid out with strategic bunkers along with generous, wide fairways that provide a superb challenge for any level of golfer.
May 28 – Round One – 12:00 – 2:00
May 29 – Round Two – 12:00 – 2:00
For more information regarding tee-times, please visit the official tournament website.
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.
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.
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