CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Event to Kick-off Inaugural World Junior Girls’ Golf Championship, September 27th

25 players from across Canada to compete in the Skills Challenge at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, Ont., site of the 2014 World Junior Girls Championship

Markham, Ont. (Golf Canada) – The World Junior Girls Golf Championship won’t be the only major junior golf competition taking place this week at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, Ont.

Twenty-five competitors from across Canada will converge at Angus Glen Golf Club on Saturday, September 27th for the sixth annual CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Event.

The Junior Skills Challenge National Event is one of the many activities planned around the inaugural World Junior Girls Golf Championship which runs September 26 to October 1 at Angus Glen Golf Club.

WHAT:

CN, Golf Canada and the PGA of Canada will host the national finals for the 2014 CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge on Saturday, September 27th at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, Ont.

The National Junior Skills Challenge event is delivered in the same format as the CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge Qualifiers. As determined by their standing on the National Leaderboard, the top 25 juniors in the country will compete in a four part skills challenge (putting, chipping, driving and iron play) with one overall winner per age group and gender.

WHO:    

CN Future Links participants who qualified from various golf facilities across Canada – boys and girls qualifiers within each age group (age groups: 9-11; 12-14; and 15-18).

A total of 25 competitors who achieved the highest skills challenge scores from events across Canada during the 2014 golf season will travel to Angus Glen with the hope of becoming a CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Champion.

Ages 9-11

Girls Boys
Theodora Jucan, Copper Creek, ON David Subotic, Copper Creek Golf, ON
Clara Levesque, B2golf, QC Connor Munro, Braeben, ON
Sarah Gallagher, Braeben, ON Ben Hirasawa, Copper Creek Golf, ON
Ella Gifford, Edmonton Girls Club, AB Thomas Carrier, B2golf, QC
Claire Sheppard, Links at Montague, NS Braxton Kuntz, Breezy Bend Country Club, MB
Nicole Hogan, Gowan Brae, NB

Ages 12-14

Girls Boys
Taylor Cormier, Blomidon G&CC, NL Nathan Hogan, Gowan Brae Golf Club, NB
Laura Wong, Seymour Golf Club, BC Simon Isabelle, Vallée Du Richelieu, QC
Megan Colbourne, Blomidon G&CC, NL Finn Lawlor, Seymour Golf Club, BC
Sara Albert, Edmunston Golf Golf, NB Sean Buckles, Seymour Golf Club, BC

Ages 15-18

Girls Boys
Molly McDermaid, Gowan Brae Golf Club, NB Tyler Leclair, Seymour Golf Club, BC
Juliana Pouliot, The Links at Montague, NS Olivier Racine, Vallée Du Richelieu, QC
Brooklyn Ward, Bacovan Golf Club, ON Andrew Wong, Seymour Golf Club, BC

WHEN:                   

Saturday, September 27, 2014

9:00am – 10:30am: Practice & Warm-up

10:45am – 11:00am: Opening Address

11:00am – 1:00pm: Skills Challenge

Following completion of skills challenge will be a complimentary BBQ and awards presentation.

* All times EDT

WHERE:

Angus Glen Golf Club

10080 Kennedy Road

Markham, Ont.

L6C 1N9
Tel: 905-887-0090

www.angusglen.com

FORMAT:

  • Driving: Each competitor receives three drives. Points are awarded and dependent on distance and aim of the drive. The drive must land within the 30-yard width to qualify for points. The number of points is dependent on the distances completed.
  • Chipping: Each competitor receives three shots from their distance. Points are awarded and dependent on the distance of the iron shot from the target.
  • Putting: Each competitor receives two putts each from each distance of 3, 5 and 8 feet. Points are awarded for holing the putt.
  • Iron Play: Each competitor receives three shots from their distance. Points are awarded and dependent on the distance of the iron shot from the target.

Prizing for CN Future Links Junior Skills National Event is provided by Titleist and Footjoy. In addition, the winner of the male and female 15-18 categories will earn an exemption into their local 2015 CN Future Links Championship events.

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