CJGA Linkster Tour to Host IMG Academy Junior World Championships Qualifier

Cambridge, Ont. (May 20, 2016) – Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) Linkster Tour golfers in the Ontario Region will have their chance this weekend for an opportunity to qualify for a spot on CJGA Team Canada in the IMG Academy Junior World Championships at the Cambridge Golf Club in Cambridge, Ont.

The IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships boasts an impressive history with a strong line-up of previous champions including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els as well as many other PGA and LPGA stars. Since 1968, over seventy countries have been represented and the event annually draws a field of over 1200 junior golfers.

Cambridge Golf Club is a full service 18 hole golf course situated minutes from the 401 in a quiet rural setting. Designed by Robbie Robinson, the golf course plays from 5500 – 6500 yards long and will provide an excellent test for any level of golfer.

Schedule

May 22 – Round One – 11:00 a.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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