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Press Release

May 7, 2022
Crossfield, AB

Arnold shoots 6 under par in Alberta MJT Mini Tour season opener

Tournament Highlights:

 

Top Finishers

MJT Girls 8U: Collicutt Siding GC: Par 72, Ydg 3700

1        Ain Lee                     Sylvan Lake, AB                                      F        8        89           89

 

MJT Girls 9-10: Collicutt Siding GC: Par 72, Ydg 4000

1      Sedona Weitz                                         Calgary, AB                  F      9          85        85       

2      Camilla Ruesga-Rojas                              Calgary, AB                  F      10        94        94       

3      Sienna Saunders                                     Calgary, AB                  F      10        96        96       

Quote: MJT Girls 9-10 Winner, Sedona Weitz, 9, of Calgary, AB (score = 85): “Coming around to the last hole, I realized I had won and it feels really good to win this first tournament! It was also so great meeting new friends this weekend. Thinking ahead, my goal for this season is to get a hole-in-one!”

 

MJT Girls 11-12: Collicutt Siding GC: Par 72, Ydg 4800

1     Hannah Thomas                                Calgary, AB                             F     11       82       82      

2     Raylee Denton                                   Red Deer, AB                          F     12       83       83      

3     Shylee Kostiuk                                   Spruce Grove, AB                   F     11       88       88      

3     Alessandra Sundquist                        Calgary, AB                             F     11       88       88      

Quote: MJT Girls 11-12 Winner, Hannah Thomas, 11, of Calgary, AB (score = 82): “I didn’t realize I won until the prize ceremony, I was soo shocked and excited!! I was also happy that it didn’t rain this weekend. This season, I’m just setting the goal to keep getting better!”

 

MJT Boys 8U: Collicutt Siding GC: Par 72, Ydg 3700

1      Caleb Topshee                       Calgary, AB                            M       8      86            86           

2      Samuel Ogada                       Calgary, AB                            M       7      98            98           

3      Elliott Miller                           High River, AB                       M       6      105          105        

Quote: MJT Boys 8U Winner, Caleb Topshee, 8, of Calgary, AB (score = 86): “It feels great, I was really excited to win this first event. All my chipping and putting this weekend was my strongest part of the game, and something I have been working on a lot.”

 

MJT Boys 9-10: Collicutt Siding GC: Par 72, Ydg 4600

1       Shane Sky                                 Foothills, AB                       M        7           78         78        

2       Edwin Park                                Bentley, AB                         M        9           82         82        

3       Jacob Brunette                         Calgary, AB                         M        10         87         87        

 

MJT Boys 11-12: Collicutt Siding GC: Par 72, Ydg 5273

1       Jayden Arnold                        Calgary, AB                             M       11        66         66       

2       Bennett Love                          Red Deer, AB                          M       11        76         76       

2       Austin Nesbitt                        Pilot Butte, SK                        M       10        76         76       

Quote: MJT Boys 11-12 Winner, Jayden Arnold, 11, of Calgary, AB (score = 66): “It feels good to win the first mini tour event. My favourite memory was driving the green on 17, then sinking my eagle putt. My irons allowed me some short birdie putts, and easy pars. I set the goal for this season to try to win over half of the tournaments I play in!”

 

Short-listed Qualifying Positions:

IMG Academy Junior Worlds Golf Championship

Please see the website for the full results, Closest to the Pin and Long Drive Award Winners.

The next MJT Alberta Mini Tour event is the MJT Mini Tour at Blue Devil Golf Club, in Calgary, Alberta, June 4, 2022. To see the full 2022 MJT schedule and upcoming events, please see the website. 

 

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

marketing@maplejt.com