CJGA Ontario Linkster Tour heads to Cambridge on Weekend

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Richmond Hill, Ont. (May 14, 2015) – Cambridge Golf Club is set to welcome a full field of young golfers this Saturday as the CJGA Linkster Tour is headed to the Cambridge, Ont. facility. Junior golfers aged 5-13 years of age will take to the links, an event that is a qualifier for two international competitions; the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships and Veritas World Juniors, both held later in the summer.

This mature 18-hole championship layout is a par 72 course spanning 6373 yards. There are four tees available for all levels of competitor to come play golf. Cambridge Golf Club is known for their excellent greens and its well-manicured conditions, and with a full length driving range and superb practice facility there is little to wish for from this course. With a newly renovated restaurant and banquet hall with seating available for 160 guests and a wide array of menu options, comfort is available to all.

The weather forecast for Saturday calls for a slight risk for rain and thundershowers, but is still projected to be in the high 20’s.

With a full field of ready to take on the Cambridge layout, a few players to keep an eye on include:

Girls 9 & Under
Jia An, North York, Ont. – Back-to-back winner to open 2015 CJGA Linkster season
Sophia Xu, Richmond Hill, Ont. – Third place finish at CJGA Linkster at Rolling Hills

Boys 8 & Under
Jordan Hwang, Richmond Hill, Ont. – Back-to-back winner to open 2015 CJGA Linkster season
Sebastian Mario Rollo, Milton, Ont. – Two top 5 finishes in two events in 2015

Boys 9-10
Kevin Lee, Markham, Ont. – Two top 3 finishes in two events in 2015
Alex Long, Toronto, ON – First place finish at CJGA Linkster at Rolling Hills

Girls 10-13
Kelly Zhao, Toronto, ON – Two top 3 finishes in two events in 2015
Alexandra Trojak, Oakville, ON – Sixth at the CJGA Linkster Ontario Series at Oakville

Boys 11-13
Carlito Reyes, Markham, ON – Two top 2 finishes in two events in 2015
Thomas Latter, Mississauga, ON – Two top 5 finishes in two events in 2015

Schedule of Events:

Saturday May 16

9:30AM: Registration Begins

11:00AM-1:51PM: Round 1 Tee Times

Tournament Information: CJGA Junior Worlds/Veritas Qualifier

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.

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:
Chris Hawke
CJGA Tournament Operations Assistant
Canadian Junior Golf Association
chris.hawke@cjga.com

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