Airdrie, AB (May 5, 2017) – The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) continues its Alberta tournament schedule in Airdrie this weekend at the Woodside Golf Course. Juniors from Western Canada will be competing for a spot on Team West for the Delaet Cup which is hosted by PGA Professional, Graham Delaet. The Delaet Cup will be played from June 13-15 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan features a Ryder Cup style tournament between teams composed of juniors from Eastern Canada vs Western Canada.
Woodside Golf Course will provide juniors will some challenging holes as the course was designed by renown Canadian golf course architect William G. Robinson. Juniors should not take this course lightly after looking at the yardage on the scorecard. Despite playing 6,200 yards, Woodside Golf Course has numerous strategically laid out bunkers and water hazards that play along nine holes of the course.
Players will have good scoring conditions during their first round on Saturday as the weather forecast predicts for temperatures hovering around 20 degrees with small wind gusts. The final round will see the temperature drop a little to about 12 degrees with higher winds, which could give players a challenge coming down the stretch on Sunday.
Along with this tournament being a qualifier for Team West for the Delaet Cup, juniors can also potentially earn a spot to represent CJGA at the IMG Academy Junior World Golf Championships in San Diego. This tournament will be officially ranked by Alberta Golf and Junior Golf Scoreboard.
Schedule of Events
May 6th – Round One – 1:00pm
May 7th – Round Two – 1:00pm
For more information, included tee times and results please visit the official tournament website.
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