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Herrendorf Family Foundation to provide Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour with $15,000 in Scholarships and Support

Vancouver, BC – (June 17, 2022) – The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour, is delighted to announce renewed sponsorship of the MJT Scholarship Program by Herrendorf Family Foundation (HFF) in 2022.

The Herrendorf Family Foundation invests in strategic partnerships with global change leaders. Together, they advocate for education, empowerment and generational resilience. In 2021, Herrendorf Family Foundation launched their wrap-around umbrella, "We Got You”, which includes scholarships, emergency grants, support for mothers, contributing partnerships and community engagement.

A donation of $15,000 from Herrendorf Family Foundation to the MJT will be allocated in the form of twelve $1,000 Scholarships and $3,000 towards a fund for supporting players who qualify for assistance with their expenses of participation on the program. The Scholarships are to be awarded to MJT members who show exemplary athletic, educational and personal achievements. The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour has an extensive alumni who have benefitted from past financial assistance with their post-secondary endeavours and this support in 2022 from Herrendorf Family Foundation is invaluable towards supporting the on-going development of young Canadian athletes.

Applications for the Scholarships are now open and can be found here. More information can be found on the MJT website, www.maplejt.com.

About Herrendorf Family Foundation : Hershel Herrendorf was born in Haifa Israel on July 8, 1949. Following his family’s move to the United States in 1965, and his successful life in Chicago, Hershel passed suddenly in 2004, leaving his family with a foundation and legacy they hold dear. The Herrendorf Family Foundation invests in strategic partnerships with global change leaders. Together, they advocate for education, empowerment and generational resilience. In 2021, the Herrendorf Family Foundation launched their wrap-around umbrella “We Got You”, which includes scholarships, emergency grants, support for mothers, contributing partnerships and community engagement. To learn more visit: www.herrendorf.org.

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 is supported by valued Premier, Tournament and Product Partners. The MJT hosts close to 100 events across Canada, including free Ford Go Golf Junior Clinics, the MJT Mini Tour for 12U and multi-day events for competitive players aged 11-19 which also offer qualifiers for international tournaments. The program has annual awards, scholarships and 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 the provincial, national, university and professional levels.

Media Contact:  Lauren Allard, MJT Marketing, marketing@maplejt.com