Tough Competition at the Country Club Makes for Four-way Tie
Richmond Hill (August 24th, 2015) With sunny skies and ideal conditions, CJGA Linkster’s participated in a 9-hole tournament at The Country Club in Woodbridge, ON this past Friday. With a four-way tie for second place for the boys 11-13 division, the tournament’s competition was tough.
Girls 9 & Under
Capturing first place with a four-stroke lead was Lindsay McGrath of Oakville, ON. Finishing with a final score of 35(+4), nine-year-old Lindsay had a strong and steady game throughout.
Right behind Lindsay was Brooklyn Hughes, of Alliston, ON with a final score of 39.
Only one stroke behind Brooklyn, was Alexa Ouellet of Toronto, ON who finished with a final score of 40.
Boys 8 & Under
Taking first place for the Boys 8 & Under division was Finn Foster of Brantford, ON. With his third win of the season, Finn finished with a final score of 35(+4) and had an outstanding three consecutive birdie’s on holes 5 through 7.
Right on Finn’s tail was Westley Wong, of Stouffvile, ON. Westley finished with a final score of 36 in his third event of the season.
With a final score of 37, Aidan Talent of Brooklin ON, claimed third for his division.
Participating in his ninth event of the season with the CJGA, Jaden Chan of Markham, ON finished with a final score of 36(+4). This being his second win on the season, Jaden was proud to claim first.
Right behind Jaden, was Brandon Nye of Brooklin, ON who finished with a final score of 37 (+5) and came second for his division. Finishing strong with a birdie, Brandon wrapped up his fourth tournament of the season.
Close behind was Kevin Lee, of Markham ON who finished with a final score of 38 (+6).
With a three-stroke lead, Gracie Halcrow of Richmond Hill, ON finished with a final score of 42. This being her sixth event of the season, Gracie had her first win of the season.
Three strokes behind Gracie, was Nicole Gal of Oakville, ON and Alexandra Trojak of Oakville, ON. Both finished with a final score of 45, and fought hard to take second place.
Stealing first place for the Boys 11-13 division with a final score of 31(+1) was Justin Lee, of Markham, ON. Capturing his first win of the season, Justin had two birdies, and almost always made par.
Second place was fought hard for- with four players finishing with a final score of 33(+3). Brendan Chan of Markham, ON, Nolan Michelberger of Aurora, ON, Ryan Hogan of Burlington, ON, and Justin Matthews of Little Britain, ON all respectively tied for second place.
Looking forward, the next CJGA Linkster event will be held at Winchester Golf Club in Brooklin, ON. This next tournament is a part of the CJGA Linkster Ontario Series, and will be the eighth event of the series.
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.
The Canadian Junior Golf Association is generously supported by its National Partner, Freedom 55 Financial, which provides financial security advice and planning for Canadians.
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