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MJT announces winners of $12,000 in Herrendorf Family Foundation Scholarships

Vancouver, BC – (October 17, 2022) – Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour, the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour (MJT), is pleased to announce the junior golfer recipients of $12,000 in MJT Herrendorf Family Foundation (HFF) scholarships.
The MJT scholarship program has benefitted an extensive alumni with their post-secondary endeavours for over 20 years. Courtesy the generosity of the Herrendorf Family Foundation, twelve $1,000 scholarships have been awarded in 2022, with a financial need consideration, to the following MJT members who demonstrated achievements in athletic, educational and personal endeavours:
Benjamin Hebert (Thorold, ON)
Dylan Weber, (Victoria Park, ON)
Shunkichi Yamamoto (Victoria, BC)
Hunter Kutcher (Regina, SK)
MacGregor Andreksen (Calgary, AB)
Brynne Davies (Calgary, AB)
Spence Matson (Lethbridge, AB)
Solomon Decksheimer (Calgary, AB)
Davin Karst (Assiniboia, SK)
Callie Taylor (Quispamsis, NB)
Jack Taylor (Winnipeg, MB)
Nicholas Colton (Bathurst, NB)
"The ongoing relationship between HFF and MJT has allowed us to meet and support some amazing and talented young golfers," said Marcus Rambold-Cohen, Herrendorf Family Foundation. "The work these student athletes have dedicated to their craft, their studies and their communities is something I am proud to watch. We look forward to supporting a new class of scholars and to see their potential come to life this upcoming season."
One of the recipients, Shunkichi Yamamoto of Victoria, British Columbia, quoted, “I hope to spread the kindness and generosity that Herrendorf Family Foundation and the MJT have shown for me, to others in my future.” The MJT hopes that this is carried out by all who benefitted, strengthening the program’s mandate to develop champions in golf and in life.
More information on the Herrendorf Family Foundation can be found online at www.herrendorf.org. Details on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour 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 a successful life in Chicago, Hershel passed suddenly in 2014, 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