Golfweek Canadian Junior Invitational Gets Underway Monday

 

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-Golfweek Canadian Junior Invitational at Legends on the Niagara is the First of its Kind Outside of United States-

Niagara Falls, Ont. (July 11, 2015) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA), in partnership with Golfweek and The Niagara Parks Commission is set to conduct the inaugural Golfweek Canadian Junior Invitational at Legends on the Niagara July 13-14. This premiere event will be the first Golfweek Junior Invitational played outside of the United States.

The 2015 Golfweek Canadian Junior Invitational will be contested atop the Douglas Carrick-designed Battlefield course at Legends on the Niagara. Host of the 2004 BMO Financial Group Canadian Women’s Open and the 2014 Canadian Junior Boys’ Championship, Battlefield features a mix of wide, links-style holes that are sure to challenge the event’s roster of young players.

The strong field of juniors competing in the event is sure to provide for some great action over the two days of competition. With weather forecasted to be in the high 20’s both days, conditions will be favorable for the field of juniors.

Schedule of Events:
July 13 – First Round – 7:30am – 10:10am (first tee)
July 14 – Second Round – 7:30am – 10:10am
Awards Ceremony – 3:00pm

Tournament Information: Golfweek Canadian Junior Invitational

About the 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 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.

About Golfweek
Golfweek-250x140Founded in 1975, Golfweek is the most authentic, authoritative and independent voice in golf. Serving enthusiasts who are truly passionate about the game of golf, the Golfweek brand includes Golfweek magazine, Golfweek.com, Golfweek Mobile, Golfweek Custom Media, The Golf Wire and TurfNet.com. Golfweek is part of Turnstile Media Group, which specializes in developing diverse media platforms that engage and strengthen the communities they serve. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Turnstile Media Group is also the parent of Professional Artist, Winter Park/Maitland Observer, Seminole Voice, Central Florida Senior and Turnstile Connect.

 

About The Niagara Parks Commission

Niagara-Parks-Commission-logoLegends on the Niagara Golf complex is owned and operated by The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC). NPC is committed to a vision of Ontario’s Niagara Parks as one that Preserves a rich heritage, Conserves natural wonders, and Inspires people world-wide. Founded in 1885, The Niagara Parks Commission is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Its mission is to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.

For more information:
Brad Parkins
Chief Operations Officer
Canadian Junior Golf Association
1-877-508-1069 x 221
brad.parkins@cjga.com

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