Kingsville, ON – The Junior Girls will be participating in their second championship of the season. Hosted at the beautiful Kingsville Golf & Country Club, the Ontario Junior (U19) Girls Championship will take place July 11-14.
“Kingsville Golf is excited to host the 2022 Ontario Junior Girls Championship. Our Club has always supported provincial tournaments that enhance competitive player development, especially for young golfers,” said General Manager Doug Quick. “Needless to say, there is a lot of young talent in the field, and we look forward to seeing the players test their skills on our Gold and Red courses. The Gold nine, particularly with our hills, valleys, meandering creeks, and mature trees, will provide a challenging but fair test for the players. It’s going to be a wonderful golfing week, and we’re delighted to be a part of the 2022 Junior Girls Championship!”
Some recent Golf Ontario Champions to keep an eye on in this tournament include 2020 Super Camp Champion and Team Ontario Member Alessandra Nagayo (Don Valley Golf Club), 2019 Juvenile Girls’ and 2020 Bantam Girls’ Champion, Kelly Zhao (Station Creek GC), 2021 Junior Girls’ Spring Classic Champion, Lauren Zaretsky (Ladies GC of Toronto/ Maple Down G&CC) and most recent Champion of the 2022 Junior Girls Spring Classic and Team Ontario member, Lindsay McGrath (Rattlesnake Point GC).
Round one of the Ontario Junior (19) Girls Championship gets underway Monday, July 11, with tee-offs beginning at 7:30 am. For qualifying, tee assignments, tee times, and leaderboard information check out our Golf Genius webpage here.
About The Ontario Junior (U19) Girls’ Championship
First contested in 1927, the Ontario Junior (U19) Girls’ Championship features Ontario’s best amateur female golfers age 18 and under. The event consists of 72 holes of stroke play competition. The championship has a rich history of young Ontarians who have had successful golf careers, such as World Golf Hall of Fame member Marlene Stewart Streit (1951, 1952). Other notable winners include, Sandra Post (1965, 1966), Sue Hilton (1962), Alena Sharp (1997, 1998), Jessica Shepley (2001), Jennifer Kirby (2008, 2009), and Brooke Henderson (2011, 2012).
About Golf Ontario
Golf Ontario is Ontario’s Provincial Sport Organization focused on enhancing participation, elevating performance, and supporting the passion of golfers in Ontario. With over 100,000 individual members and 500 member clubs, Golf Ontario is one of the largest golf associations in the world. From rating courses and keeping the integral rules of the game intact to growing the game at the grassroots level and hosting the best amateur tournaments in Canada, Golf Ontario is a passionate group dedicated to Shaping Lives Through Golf.
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For more information please contact:
Peter MacKellar, Manager, Marketing and Communications, Golf Ontario;
Adam (AJ) Abraham, Assistant, Marketing Communications, Golf Ontario;