Richmond Hill, ON (September 25, 2015) – This weekend the CJGA is in Stouffville, ON at Rolling Hills Golf Club for the second stop of the Ontario Fall Series. It will be a busy weekend, with both Junior Tour and CJGA Linksters competing. Junior Tour players will be tackling the challenging Bethesda Grange Golf Club, while the CJGA Linksters will be playing the Classic Course at Rolling Hills for their final Fall Series stop. Once again, Junior Tour players are competing for spots on CJGA Team Canada at the Aaron Baddeley International Junior Golf Championship. This prestigious international event will take place from December 5-10, 2015 at La Costa Golf Club in San Diego, CA.
At only 4,010 yards, the Classic Course makes up for its lack of length with small greens. These very challenging targets ensure that only golfers with excellent short games will succeed. Golfers able to “grip it and rip it” will enjoy some of the challenging medium-length par 4s on the course.
Since its renovation in 2012 by renowned architect Paul Takahashi, Bethesda Grange Golf Club has come to impress many public golfers. Although it is not overly long by modern standards, Bethesda Grange presents significant challenges in other ways. Many potential birdies can be thwarted by new bunkers and closely mown collection areas around the greens, making course management a premium skill.
The weather forecast this weekend is calling for sun, with temperatures projected to be in the mid 20s.
With a full field of Juniors and Linksters set to compete this weekend, here are some players to keep an eye on:
Girls 9 & Under
Carlee Meilleur – Landsdowne, ON
Girls 10 -13
Elaine Giantsopoulos – Richmond Hill, ON
Girls 14 & Under
Victoria Zheng – Markham, ON
Emily Zhu – Richmond Hill, ON
Alisa Berindea – Richmond Hill, ON
Boys 8 & Under
Jordan Hwang – Richmond Hill, ON
Jacob Spurr – Mississauga, ON
Andre Zhu – Richmond Hill, ON
Will Bellamy – Perth, ON
Ryan Hogan – Burlington, ON
Boys 14 & Under
Eric Byun – Richmond Hill, ON
Carlito Reyes – Markham, ON
Jack Sue – Richmond Hill, ON
Cole Hague – Markham, ON
Zack Mason – Toronto, ON
Schedule of Events
Sept 26 8:15AM – Tournament Registration
Sept 26 9:00AM – Round 1 Tee Times
Sept 26 4:30PM – Awards Ceremony
Sept 26 11:15AM – Tournament Registration
Sept 26 12:00PM – Round 1 Tee Times
Sept 27 12:00PM – Round 2 Tee Times
Sept 27 7:30PM – Awards Ceremony
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About the 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.
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For Additional Information:
CJGA Tournament Operations Coordinator
Canadian Junior Golf Association