Sainte-Sophie, QC (October 2, 2015) – CJGA juniors residing in Quebec and Eastern Ontario are competing at Club de Golf Val Des Lacs this weekend in the final event of the CJGA Quebec Fall Series. Junior golfers from 13 to 18 years of age will be taking to the fairways and greens in the hopes of not only winning their division title, but also qualifying for CJGA Team Canada at the 2015 Aaron Baddeley International Junior Golf Championship. This prestigious event will take place from December 5-10 in San Diego, CA at La Costa Golf Club.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2009, the Club de golf Val Des Lacs is a classic parkland course renowned for its pristine conditioning and traditional feel. Designed by renowned Canadian architect Howard Watson, Val Des Lacs features rolling fairways accented by lakes, valleys and hills, and defined by mature trees.
Juniors will be battling the weather this weekend as temperatures are projected to be in the low teens, with a chance of frost in the mornings.
With a full field of golfers this weekend, here are a few players to keep an eye on:
Sun Kim – L’ile-Perrot, QC
Olivier Menard – Valleyfield, QC
JP Denicourt – St. Césaire, QC
Boys 14 & Under
William Duquette – Laval, QC
Audrey Paradis – Blainville, QC
Girls 14 & Under
Emily Romancew – Pierrefonds, QC
Schedule of Events
Oct 3 10:30AM – Tournament Registration
Oct 3 11:30AM – First Round Tee Times
Oct 4 11:30AM – Second Round Tee Times
Oct 4 5:30PM – Awards Ceremony
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.
For Additional Information:
Tournament Operations Coordinator
Canadian Junior Golf Association