Chilliwack, B.C. (May 13, 2016) -This weekend will be the second last event in the Lower Mainland Region to qualify for the CJGA PING Canadian Junior Match Play Championship and the CJGA Mizuno National Junior Golf Championship. The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) Junior Tour will be playing the Royalwood Golf Course in Chilliwack, B.C. Division winners will earn an exemption to the PING and Mizuno championships.
The CJGA Mizuno National Junior Golf Championship is the culminating event on the CJGA’s schedule, bringing together the top junior golfers representing every province across Canada in an esteemed four-day competition. This event was developed to provide elite junior golfers with an opportunity to compete in a high profile national championship event as well as build their golf resumes.
In 2001 the CJGA PING Canadian Junior Match Play Championship was incorporated into the CJGA tournament schedule to provide junior golfers with outstanding skills an opportunity to compete in a match play format. Juniors gain valuable experience due to the tournaments’ strength of field and have a chance to evaluate their skills against some of the nation’s best junior golfers. This tournament is the only national junior match play event in Canada.
Royalwood is among the most popular golf destinations in the Lower Mainland, the greens are considered to be some of the best putting surfaces in the Fraser Valley, and perhaps in the entire Province of British Columbia. It is a links-style, par 72 layout designed by Jim McIntyre and built to be the home of golf for the Fraser Valley.
May 14 -Round One -12:30 p.m.
May 15 -Round Two -1:30 p.m.
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:
BC Tournament Director