adidas Golf increases support for Canada’s most-played Junior Golf Tour
Introduces new MJT adi-Series and MJT adidas Golf Players of the Year Awards
Vancouver, BC – (February 5, 2020) – The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT) is pleased to announce an extended partnership with adidas Golf in 2020, adding increased benefits for junior golfers across the country.
Already a Premier Partner and high-level supporter of Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour, the enhanced adidas Golf agreement adds on a new MJT adi-Series of tournaments, where adidas Golf footwear will be featured in the current line-up of quality adidas prizing for top finishers in each of the six age divisions at these designated events.
The MJT-adidas partnership extension also includes the new 2020 MJT adidas Golf Player of the Year Awards. The national MJT Players of the Year, based on scoring averages and related criteria at the end of the 2020 season, will be recognized with a special adidas Golf prize package in addition to a subsidy to participate in the MJT National Championship presented by TaylorMade and adidas Golf at The Legacy Golf Resort in Phoenix, AZ, this November.
In addition, every MJT member is eligible for adidas Golf discounts, and players who purchase an MJT Early Bird Membership prior to January 31 are eligible for a $150 random draw prize if they use their adidas discount during February.
“This fantastic support from adidas Golf is wonderful for the competitors,” said Elaine Denton, MJT Director of Marketing and Administration. “It is just a pleasure to be a partner with such a first-class company and brand in developing Canada’s young talent.”
About the adidas Group: The adidas Group is one of the global leaders within the sporting goods industry, offering a broad range of products around the core brands: adidas, Reebok, TaylorMade and Reebok-CCM Hockey. Headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, the Group has more than 53,000 employees. Click here for the website.
About the MJT: The non-profit Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour is Canada’s number one-played Junior Golf Tour as well as the only national junior tour run exclusively by PGA of Canada Professionals and the ‘Road to College Golf’ in Canada. The organization, which is supported by valued Premier, Tournament and Product Partners, hosts close to 90 events across Canada, including free Ford Go Golf Junior Clinics, the MJT Mini Tour for 7 to 12 year olds, and multi-day events for competitive players aged 11 to 19 which are also qualifiers for international competitions. The program offers annual awards, scholarships, and player incentives to help reward performance and participation throughout each season. MJT alumni include many Professional Tour players and PGA of Canada Professionals, as well as Canadian Amateur, National and Provincial Junior Champions. The MJT aims to develop champions, in golf and in life, promoting the game from grassroots through to provincial, national, university and professional level. For more information, see www.maplejt.com.