CJGA Team Alberta set to Compete at the Junior Americas Cup in Arizona and Wyoming

 

 

July 27, 2015 (Richmond Hill, Ontario) The Canadian Junior Golf Association is set to represent the province of Alberta at the 2015 boys and girls Junior Americas Cup in Arizona and Wyoming from July 27-30. These prestigious tournaments bring together 18 teams from across Canada, the United States, and Mexico to face off in a three-day stroke play tournament.

The boys’ tournament will take place at the Pine Canyon Club in Flagstaff, Arizona while the girls’ teams set to take at Cheyenne Country Club in Cheyenne, Wyoming. This tournament is a favourite for college golf coaches looking for the newest editions to their teams, as it features some of the best junior golfers in the Americas.

“We are excited to be part of the boys and girls Junior Americas Cup and look forward to representing Alberta proudly” said John Lawrence, CJGA Managing Director of Tour Operations. “This is the first year we have participated and we are thrilled to provide this opportunity for our Alberta members.”

Representing CJGA Team Alberta this year will be:

Boys Team
Non-Playing Captain

Jamie Reimer, Golf Canada Centre

Players
Logan Carver, Calgary
Brendan MacDougall, Calgary
Landon Stellingweff, Calgary
Michael Martin, Calgary

Girls Team

Non-Playing Captain
Jason Haley, Golf Canada Centre

Players
Kenna Hughes, Calgary
Kehler Koss, Calgary
Sharmaine Rapisura, Calgary
Lauren Koenig, Redcliff

The selection process for both teams was done in conjunction with Golf Alberta based on the 2014 & 2015 Golf Alberta Order of Merit standings.

For more information, including results and tee times, please visit the Junior Americas Cup for boys and the Girls Junior Americas Cup websites.

About the CJGA

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 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:
John Lawrence
Canadian Junior Golf Association
john.lawrence@cjga.com
Cell: 416-708-2438

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