Turnberry Golf Club set to Host CJGA Linkster Tour

Brampton, Ont., (July 20, 2016) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association Linkster Tour will take off at Turnberry Golf Club in Brampton, Ontario. Linkster golfers will compete against each other in eight separate divisions, in what is sure to be a truly unique golf experience.

Opened in 2009 and designed by the creators of Eagles Nest Golf Club, Doug Carrick and Cam Tyers, Turnberry is unique for being an 18 hole course at only 3,200 yards long, from the tips. The facility features 16 par 3s and two par 4s, but many of these holes match the difficulty of those offered by larger courses. Special care has been taken to make the greens both large and intriguing. Undoubtedly, junior golfers will be up for a fun challenge while trying to navigate around these contoured greens.

Freedom 55 Financial and the Canadian Junior Golf Association will be hosting a free golf clinic prior to the first tee-time at Turnberry Golf Club. The clinic will be hosted by Yuvish Singh, who currently holds the course record at Turnberry. The focus of the clinic will be on green reading, and chipping. Freedom 55 Clinics for Kids gets underway at 11:30am on the putting green at Turnberry Golf Club.

Schedule
July 21 – Freedom 55 Clinics for Kids – 11:30 a.m.

July 21 – Round One – 12:00 p.m – 3:00 p.m.

For more information, please visit the official tournament website.

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About 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 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: 
Melissa Foong
CJGA Communications Assistant
1.877.508.1069
melissa.foong@cjga.com

 

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