International Event Qualifying & Competitions
About International Events
As part of its 6 stage development program, the Canadian Junior Golf Association offers elite junior golfers in Canada* the opportunity to qualify for international events through the CJGA Junior Tour and CJGA Linkster Tour. The CJGA makes its best efforts to conduct qualifying tournaments across Canada in order to provide all members with the opportunity to participate in such events, however in some instances the number of qualifying opportunities are limited and therefore can only be hosted in specific regions.
2019 International Qualifying Opportunities
Over the past 26 years the of conducting elite competitions the CJGA has built relationships with numerous international Tours & Tournament Organizations. These relationships have provided our members with the opportunity to earn spots into some of the most highly recognized international Junior competitions on the planet. For information on how to qualify for international competitions that interest you through the CJGA please select one of the button links below, or select one of the icons to the right.
CJGA CONDUCTED INTERNATIONAL TEAM COMPETITIONS
2019 International Team Competitions
In addition to qualifying players & sending teams to international competitions such as those listed above. The CJGA has also partnered with other associations & junior organizations to conduct elite team championships such as the North America Cup & Euro Cup competition. The CJGA also conducts its own highly recognized International Junior Competition (The CJGA World Junior Challenge) each December in Palm Harbor, Florida. For more information on how to qualify as part of Team Canada for our international team competitions or how to compete int he World Junior Challenge please select from the links below.
Past International Successes
CJGA Members and Teams have made great strides in international competitions.
In 2003, CJGA Team Canada captured its first World Junior Golf Cup in Scotland, defeating a tough American contingent. The team also went on to claim victory in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015 over Team USA and the Fife Golfing Union.
In 2004 CJGA Team Canada’s claimed its first North America Cup victory at Berkeley Hall Golf Club in Hilton Head, SC. Canada recaptured the title in 2007 with a victory at Weston Golf & Country Club in Toronto over their American counterparts. Following a seven-year drought, CJGA Team Canada captured the cup once again in 2014 on American soil, and last year (2018) the CJGA brought the trophy home once again after a victory in Myrtle Beach
Great individual performances have also been recorded on the international stage by CJGA members.
Eugene Wong of North Vancouver, BC (2008) and Adam Svensson of Surrey, BC (2010) captured individual titles at the Junior World Golf Championship and Matt Williams (Calgary, AB) had a 4th place finish in 2012.