CJGA Linkster Tour Golfers Battled for Division Titles at Streetsville Glen

Brampton, Ont., (May 31 2016) – The sun was happy to shine this weekend while the Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) Linkster Tour golfers competed in six separate divisions at Streetsville Glen Golf Club in Brampton, Ont.

Novice Boys Division (U9)

Barron Mundy, 8, from Oakville, Ont., carded the lowest tournament score of 35, three strokes under par to take first place in the division.

In second place was Josh Ye, 7, from Markham, Ont. Ye fired a one-round total of 45 (+7).

Novice Girls Division (U9)

Sophia Xu, 7, from Richmond Hill, Ont., ended the round with a total score of 43 (+5), which propelled her to a division title.

Francesca Ampil, 7, from Brampton, Ont., posted a one-round total of 72 to win second place.

Atom Boys Division (U11)

Matthew Javier, 9, from Toronto, Ont., won the Atom Boys division title after firing a round total of 74 (+11).

Karstin Stuckless, 10, from Exeter, Ont., and Azeem Manzoor, 11, from Oakville, Ont., tied for second with a round total of 81.

Peewee Boys Division (U13)

Fergus, Ont. native, Tyler May, 12, took home the Peewee Boys division win with a round total of 67 (+5).

In second place was Andre Zhu, 9, from Richmond Hill, Ont. Zhu posted a round total of 69 (+7) for the tournament.

Peewee Girls Division (U13)

Milannia Collins, 11, from Markham, Ont., won the Peewee Girls division with a round total of 79.

Gabriella McDaniel, 10, from Toronto, Ont., was the second place winner with a round total of 111.

Bantam Boys Division (U15)

A playoff allowed Ryan Marotta, 12, from Toronto, Ont., to claim the Bantam Boys division title. He battled well enough for first place, posting a round total of 74.

Jaden Raad, 13, from Mississauga, Ont., and Lucas Au, 13, from Stoney Creek, Ont., tied for second place as both golfers carded matching round totals of 74.

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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

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