DATES TO BE CONFIRMED
December 1-3, 2009
Tempe, Arizona, USA
The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour is excited to again be involved in the 5th annual CAN-USA Team Matches at the ASU Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Arizona, USA, December 2009.
Maple Leaf Team Canada will compete in a 54 hole tournament held in conjunction with the ASU Junior Classic on the Jim McLean/Future Collegians World Tour (FCWT).
2009 Qualifying Sites:
Four players aged 18 and under will be qualified to represent Canada with exemptions to be awarded at the following qualifying sites:
MJT Ontario Series
Atoka GC at Cranberry Resort
MJT Srixon Series
Swan-e-Set Bay Resort
MJT Manitoba PGA Junior Championship
Presented by National Bank Financial
MJT-CPGA Atlantic Junior Championship
The Links at Penn Hills
Details regarding the registration process for this tournament will be forwarded directly to each qualified player by the MJT.
The MJT also provides a partial subsidy to each player for entry fee, travel and accommodation expenses, made possible by Travel Underwriters - Official International Events Partner of the MJT - and funds raised through two major corporate tournaments.
Players can also raise funds for their expenses - click here for Pledge Form. NOTE: The Rules of Amateur Status stipulate that juniors may receive funding providing the funds received do not exceed expenses for the event.
This page was last updated on February 14, 2009; due to the nature of international events, amendments may occur which will be announced on the website and to individuals who qualify to compete at this international event.
International tournaments provide an excellent opportunity for junior golfers to expand their golf resumes for future opportunities including scholarship applications for post-secondary education.
Visit one of these links to view highlights of previous CAN-USA Team Matches including photo galleries:
2006: CAN-USA Team Matches
2007: CAN-USA Team Matches
2008: CAN-USA Team Matches
About the Host Organization
The FCWT is now in its 12th year of helping young men and women in their pursuit of earning a college scholarship through the challenge of competitive golf. The Tour provides a venue of nationally-ranked junior golf tournaments for junior golfers, aged 18 and under, at over 50 tournament locations across the USA. For more information go to www.fcwtgolf.com.
About the Golf Course
ASU Karsten Golf Course
1125 East Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, Arizona 85281
The ASU Karsten Golf Course is a links style layout, highlighted by lakes, mounds and pot bunkers. Strategy is key and precise shot making is critical, as many greens are partially hidden and well guarded by bunkers and water.