MJT MIURA GOLF PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour is pleased to announce the annual MJT MIURA Golf Players of the Year and MJT Scholarship Awards.
The MJT is proud to have the largest average field sizes of any national junior tour in Canada. The MJT multi-day tournaments have more players/bigger fields than any other program in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and the Maritimes, as well as overall on average on a national basis including Ottawa/Quebec!
2017 MJT MIURA Golf Players of the Year Awards - Presented to a player in each age group who plays in at least three MJT events in 2017; is a member in good standing; has the lowest stroke average in their division; and demonstrates good sportsmanship and conduct. The Miura Golf Player of the Year will win 3 Miura wedges courtesy of Miura Golf and is presented at the annual MJT Boston Pizza National Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf.
2017 MJT Scholarship - Thousands in scholarships are awarded to applicants who show exemplary athletic, educational and personal achievements during the 2017 season and who meet the following eligibility requirements:
Applicants must apply in writing to MJT, P.O. Box 18083, Tsawwassen, BC, Canada V4L 2B0 not later than September 30, 2017. Click here for 2017 Application Form
Applications for consideration must be submitted with a complete MJT Scholarship Application Form along with the following items and information: Note: New birthdate requirements - must be born in 1999 or 2000 to apply.
Funds are paid directly to an educational institution and must be paid within ONE YEAR of graduation for 1999 and 2000 born recipients.
High School Transcript showing marks for the 2016/17 school year.
Summary of personal achievements including community involvement, leadership roles, extra-curricular activities, work and volunteer efforts.
A good MJT stroke average and/or top finishes in MJT events.
A 300-500 word essay on what "Respect the Game" means to you.
Applications open to current MJT members who are Canadian residents and who have ideally played in at least three MJT events in 2017.
Applicants must be enrolled in High School, College, University or other post-secondary education program in Canada or the United States for the 2017/18 school term.
Applicants with demonstrated financial need may receive priority. Proof of household income may be required, such as statement of earnings from employers.
The MJT Scholarship will be paid directly to the educational institution of choice by the winner.
Past winners of these special MJT-sponsored awards include:
MJT CANADA SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS (Main winners are listed; others also received funds):
2010: Derek Field, Calgary, AB
2009: Luca Trisi, Toronto, ON
2008: Chase Teron, Red Deer, AB
2007: Chelsea Hummelt, East Selkirk, MB
2006: Spencer Harris, Winnipeg, MB
2005: Jesse Skelton, St. Francois – Xavier, MB
2004: Todd Hutcheson, Ingersoll, ON
2003: Ryan Stevenson, Lethbridge, AB
Bantam: Roy Kang, North Vancouver, BC
Juvenile: Will Gretton, Calgary, AB
Junior: Steven Lee, Kelowna, BC
Girls: Madison Easterbrook, Burlington, ON
2012 MJT PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
Boys 13 & Under: Jae Wook Lee, Langley, BC
Boys 14-16: Jared du Toit, Kimberley, BC
Boys 17-19: Travis Fredborg, Selkirk, MB
Girls: Keanna Mason, Pitt Meadows, BC
Boys 17-19: Jerry Christiansen, Saskatoon, SK
Girls: Alix Kong, West Vancouver, BC
2010 MJT PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
Boys 13 & Under: Jason Martens, Edmonton, AB
Boys 14-16: Travis Miller, Calgary, AB
Boys 17-19: Kevin Piper, St. Albert, AB
Girls: Valentina Trillo, Port Moody, BC
2009 MJT PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
Boys 13 & Under: Patrick Murphy, Crossfield, AB
Boys 14-16: Jerry Christiansen, Saskatoon, SK
Boys 17-19: Dillon Batsel, Medicine Hat, AB
Girls: Anica Yoo, Port Coquitlam, BC
2008 MJT PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
Boys 13 & Under: Kevin Kwon, Coquitlam, BC
Boys 14-16: Carson Kallis, Red Deer, AB
Boys 17-19: Chris Cooke, Canmore, AB
Girls: Jisoo Keel, Coquitlam, BC
2007 MJT PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
Boys 13 & Under: Kevin Lee, Surrey, BC
Boys 14-16: Jesse Gibson, Saskatoon, SK
Boys 17-19: Scott Thompson, St. Wallburg, SK
Girls: Soo Bin Kim, Port Coquitlam, BC
2006 MJT PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
Boys 13 & Under: Andy Yang, Coquitlam, BC
Boys 14-16: Kyle Dodman, Abbotsford, BC
Boys 17-19: Ted Cho, Langley, BC
Girls: Jennifer Yang, Coquitlam, BC*
*By default as Sue Kim of Langley, BC, was a previous winner.
2005 MJT PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
Boys 13 & Under: Brian Cho, Pitt Meadows, BC
Boys 14-16: Jonnie Motomochi, White Rock, BC
Boys 17-19: Judd Blackwater, Fort MacLeod, AB
Girls: Bari-Lynn Erais, Lethbridge, AB
2004 MJT PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
Boys 13 & Under: Jonnie Motomochi, White Rock, BC
Boys 14-16: Will Porter, Coaldale, AB
Boys 17-19: Josh Taylor, Abbotsford, BC
Girls: Sue Kim, Langley, BC
2003 MJT PLAYERS OF THE YEAR:
Boys 13 & Under: Jonnie Motomochi, White Rock, BC
Boys 14-16: Mitchell Fox, Okotoks, AB
Boys 17-19: Michael Knight, Calgary, AB
Girls: Susan Nam, Edmonton, AB