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Canada's most-played Junior Golf Tour

Canada's most-played Junior Golf Tour

The Road to College Golf, run exclusively by PGA Professionals

Press Release

April 9-10, 2022
Surrey, BC

Hole-in-one highlights MJT Chad Hippsley Real Estate Classic at Morgan Creek

Tournament Highlights:


Top Finishers by Division

MJT Girls U15: Par 72, Ydg 5721

Rose Chen            Langley, BC                               F       13        82, 76             158

Serin Girard          Richmond , BC                          F       12        97, 81             178

Clara Ding            White Rock, BC                         F       11        91, 89             180             

Quote: Girls U15 Winner, Rose Chen, 13, of Langley, BC: “It feels good to win, I worked on my direction and iron shots this winter, and that really helped me with my short game this weekend, along with my putting.”


MJT Girls 15-19: Par 72, Ydg 5721

YanLing (Elaine) Liu     Vancouver, BC      F      14          80, 73        153 (*won in Countback) 

Ha Young Chang           Surrey, BC             F      14          76, 77        153

Bonnie Zhai                   Surrey, BC             F       16          79, 77       156                               

Quote: Girls 15-19 Winner, Elaine Liu, 14, of Vancouver, BC: “I feel excited that I won and it gives me more confidence for the rest of the season. I really practiced my shot accuracy this winter, and it showed in the tournament. All the competitors really pushed me hard this weekend too, which helped keep me motivated to do well.”


MJT Peewee Boys: Par 72, Ydg 5721

Jeevyn Lotay           Burnaby, BC                     M       12        82, 72             154         

Matthew Cui           Burnaby, BC                     M       11        82, 80             162              

Ethan Zhong           Surrey, BC                        M       12        82, 81             163         

Winner Quote: Peewee Boys Winner, Jeevyn Lotay, 12,  of Burnaby, BC: “It feels great to win this tournament! All parts of my game helped contribute to this victory, and good to see a lot of my work paid off. My putting and chipping did most of the work; I have put in a lot of work in my short game and it feels great to see it moving in the right direction. “


MJT Bantam Boys: Par 72, Ydg 6149

Michael Li                             Vancouver, BC                      M     14      74, 80         154 (*Won in Playoff)

Jaden August                        Pitt Meadows, BC                 M     13      77, 77         154      

Jerry Li                                  Vancouver, BC                      M     14      78, 77         155

Winner Quote: Bantam Boys Winner, Michael Li, 14, of Vancouver, BC: “My driver game this weekend really secured me the win, I practiced every day after tournaments finished last year, and I think that’s putting me in a good position for this season.”           


MJT Juvenile Boys: Par 72, Ydg 6367

Matthew Wilson            Nanaimo, BC                      M      15        75, 72           147        

Eric Joo                          Coquitlam, BC                     M      15        75, 73           148

Justin Bjornson              Surrey, BC                           M      16        77, 72           149           


Winner Quote: Mathew Wilson, 15, of Nanaimo, BC: “It feels great to get my 2nd MJT victory of the season, especially in the early going. During the first round, my chipping helped me a lot. In the second round, I started to hit the ball well and it all came together.”


MJT Junior Boys: Par 72, Ydg 6367

Danny Im                 Langley, BC                                    M      17       74, 73          147       

Stewart Walker        Whistler, BC                                   M      16       71, 77          148

Manu Gandhi           West Vancouver, BC                      M      17       75, 79          154          

Winner Quote: Junior Boys Winner, Danny Im, 17, of Langley, BC: “It feels good that all the hard work that I’m putting into golf with my coach is working. My putting was really good, my coach and I were working on something new to help with that in the off-season.”


Qualified Players


Junior America’s Cup – Team BC:

Eric Joo (148)                                             Coquitlam, BC

Matthew Wilson (147)                             Nanaimo, BC


ATB Future Stars Invitational

Eric Joo                                                         Coquitlam, BC

Danny Im                                                      Langley, BC


Short-listed Players for IMG Academy Junior Worlds

Girl 11-12          Serin Girard                 Richmond, BC

Girl 13-14          YanLing (Elaine) Liu        Vancouver, BC

Girl 15-18          Bonnie Zhai                      Surrey, BC

Boy 11-12          Jeevyn Lotay                    Burnaby, BC

Boy 13-14          Michael Li                        Burnaby, BC

Boy 15-18          Matthew Wilson             Nanaimo, BC


Please see the website for the full results, MJT Long Drive, MJT Closest-to-the-Pin and Booster Juice BounceBack award winners.


The next stop on the MJT BC Junior Tour is the MJT Ford Series at Chilliwack Golf and Country Club, in Chilliwack, April 23-24.  To see the full 2022 MJT schedule and upcoming events, please visit the MJT website at www.maplejt.com.


About Chad Hippsley Real Estate: Chad Hippsley is dedicated to providing excellent customer service. His philosophy is simple: clients come first. He doesn't measure success through achievements or awards, but through the satisfaction of his clients.  Today's buyers and sellers need a trusted resource that can guide them through the complex world of real estate.  Buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction: it's a life-changing experience. With over 15 years of knowledge and expertise in the White Rock/South Surrey area, give him a call to experience  'results that move you.' 


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, Marketing