Pen Lakes set to Host Nike Golf Juniors Series Presented by Niagara College

Fenwick, Ont. (April 21, 2017) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) Junior Tour will kick off its Ontario schedule at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club in Fenwick, ON., this weekend. Players will compete both Saturday and Sunday in hopes of claiming their division titles. With only six Nike Golf Junior Series events left, players will look to earn an invitation to the prestigious Nike Golf Junior Championship, which will be held in Ontario later in the summer.

Considered among one of the top national junior events in Canada, the Nike Golf Junior Championship is an event like no other on the CJGA schedule.  This winners-only event brings together the division winners from the 8 event Nike Golf Junior Series from across Canada to compete in the 9th final championship event.

Designed by legendary Canadian architect, Rene Muylaert, Peninsula Lakes Golf Club is considered to be the “The Jewel of Niagara”. The course has been recognized by Golf Digest as a four and a half star facility.

Juniors will be playing on Hillside and Quarry courses, with the Quarry nine being the more difficult of the two. The courses have been carved from the remains of an old sand and gravel quarry offering a stunning variety of challenges for players.

Schedule 

April 22 – First Round – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

April 23 – Second Round -10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

For more information including tee times and results, please visit the official tournament website.

About Niagara College

The Business Administration – Professional Golf Management program (PGM) at Niagara College is a 3-year business administration program that started in 2000. The program is comprised of both business and golf courses taught by industry experts from the golf industry. Core components of the program are the two co-op terms that students must complete prior to graduation. The program also features a state-of-the-art Trackman simulator, playing privileges at several of the best courses in the Niagara Region, and an experiential field study trip to Orlando, Florida. Graduates of the program work across Canada in a variety of positions, including Director of Golf, product sales, golf administration and club management to name a few.

About Nike Golf Canada

Based in Thornhill, Ontario, Nike Golf Canada markets, sells and distributes industry leading Nike Golf equipment, apparel, balls, footwear, bags and accessories throughout Canada. Nike Golf is passionately dedicated to honoring and respecting the traditions and heritage of the game, and to providing committed golfers with the best equipment in the game. For more information on Nike Golf Canada, visit www.nikegolf.ca.
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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:
John Lawrence
Managing Director, Tour Operations
1.877.508.1069
john.lawrence@cjga.com

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