CJGA Linksters Ready To Take On Horseshoe Valley for Mid Season Championship

Richmond Hill, ON (June 29, 2015) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association heads to Horseshoe Valley this Canada Day for the CJGA Linkster Mid Season Championship. The Linksters will be taking on the Valley Course at Horseshoe Resort, looking to capture victory in one of the highlights of the tour schedule this season. This two-round event is one of few of it’s kind on the CJGA Linkster schedule this season.

Horseshoe Resort’s Valley Course provides an unforgettable experience for golfers. The course’s tree-lined, rolling fairways and woodland setting reward accuracy off the tee and punish those who fail to manage the course properly. Playing almost 5800 yards from the Blue Tees, the Valley Course will provide a great test to juniors for the CJGA Linkster Mid Season Championship

The holiday forecast looks promising, with high’s predicted around 20 degrees and sunny skies abundant.

The field for this week’s event is strong, with many notable names seen this season on the Linkster Tour. Here are some juniors to keep an eye on:

Boys 11-13

Beni Long, Toronto, ON

Carlito Reyes, Markham, ON

Will Bellamy, Perth, ON

Boys 9-10

Andre Zhu, Richmond Hill, ON

Nathan Yoo, Toronto, ON

Kevin Lee, Markham, ON

Boys 8 and Under

Jeremiah Walker, Oakville, ON

Jacob Spurr, Mississauga, ON

Cheho An, North York, ON

Girls 10-13

Elaine Giantsopoulos, Richmond Hill, ON

Rozlyn Rooke, Milton, ON

Vanessa Borovilos, Aurora, ON

Girls 9 and Under

Jia An, North York, ON

Ella Weber, Burlington, ON

Schedule of Events:

Tuesday June 30, 2015

2:30pm – Registration

4:00pm – Skills Competition

Wednesday July 1, 2015

6:30am – Registration

8:00am-12:00pm – First Round Tee Times

Thursday July 2, 2015

8:00am-12:00pm – Second Round Tee Times

3:30pm – Awards Presentation and BBQ Cookout

Tournament Information: CJGA Linkster Mid Season Championship

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.

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:
Lucas Friesen
Tournament Operations Assistant
Canadian Junior Golf Association
lucas.friesen@cjga.com

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