Aurora, ON (May 13, 2017) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) in partnership with the Professional Golf Management program at Humber College are proud to host the annual Humber College PGM Invitational early this week. The tournament will be played at The Club at Bond Head from Monday May 15th to Tuesday May 16th.
This invitational is a team first event along with having a individual competition second. The event allows juniors to play alongside student-athletes at the next level along with gaining experience and knowledge from playing with post-secondary golfers in Canadian college and universities.
Players will be competing on Bond Head’s South Course in which they should be prepared to play links style golf. The South Course has wide fairways, long fescue rough and gaping bunkers that players need to avoid to be successful.
The teams participating this year in the two-day event include the CJGA (Men & Ladies), University of Toronto (Mens), Humber College (Men & Ladies), University of Waterloo (Ladies) and the Glen Abbey Academy (Men).
Schedule of Events
May 15 – First Round – 9:00am
May 16 – Second Round – 9:00am
For more information, including tee times and results please visit the official tournament website.
About Humber College
Humber’s Business Administration – Professional Golf Management program is recognized asCanada’s premiere golf business program. We provide you with the business knowledge and skills you need to start a career in many areas of business and the specialized expertise required of a PGA of Canada Golf Professional. Our 3-year business diploma runs annually on a 6-month in-class/6-month paid work placement basis. Our on-campus Golf Lab is an industry leading golf performance training facility run by PGA Professionals. Our students have the opportunity to play on the Humber Hawks varsity golf team, the most decorated golf team in Canada. Pathways to Humber’sBachelor of Commerce Degrees and other degree programs are also available. For more information please visit our website at business.humber.ca/golf.
About 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
Its National Partner, Freedom 55 Financial, which provides financial security advice and planning for Canadians, generously supports the Canadian Junior Golf Association.
For Additional Information:
Trevor Vander Glas
Communications & Media Assistant