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Press Release

June 4, 2022
Calgary, AB

Burrows gets hole-in-one, Tong and Shields-Rodipe win low overall titles in MJT Mini Tour’s Blue Devil stop

Venue and location:  Blue Devil Golf Course, Calgary, Alberta
Tournament Date: June 4, 2022
Full Results: see website.
Tournament Highlights:
Top Finishers
MJT Girls 8U: Lil Devil: Par 62, Ydg 2646, Slope/Rating 0/0.0
1     Lila Skeates                                     Calgary, AB                                F       8        85      85     
2     Ain Lee                                            Sylvan Lake, AB                          F       8        86      86     
Winners Quote: Lila Skeates, 8, of Calgary, AB: “It was a fun time playing with Ain. The highlight was winning closest to the pin as it was only the second time I have ever done that. The entire round was the best I've ever played.”
MJT Girls 9-10: Lil Devil: Par 62, Ydg 2646, Slope/Rating 0/0.0
1     Sedona Weitz                                 Calgary, AB                                F       9        68      68     
2     Camilla Ruesga-Rojas                     Calgary, AB                                F       10      78      78     
3     Kaleia Kurylo                                   Edmonton, AB                           F       10      81      81     
Winners Quote: Sedona Weitz, 9, of Calgary, AB: “It feels good to win my division. The highlight was when I saw a really neat bird called an Oriole. The thing that helped me most this weekend to win was putting.”
MJT Girls 11-12: Lil Devil: Par 62, Ydg 2646, Slope/Rating 0/0.0
1     Aleah Shields-Rodipe                      Calgary, AB                                F       11      61      61     
2     Hannah Thomas                             Calgary, AB                                F       11      64      64     
3     Raylee Denton                                Red Deer, AB                             F       12      69      69     
Winners Quote: Aleah Shields-Rodipe, 11, of Calgary, AB: “It feels wonderful knowing that I played extremely well this weekend. My highlight was that I made multiple birdies. My short game was what helped when I was in bad situations throughout the tournament.”
MJT Boys 8U: Lil Devil: Par 62, Ydg 2646, Slope/Rating 0/0.0
1     Caleb Topshee                                Calgary, AB                                M     8        73      73     
2     Cohen Bridge                                  Saskatoon, SK                            M     8        83      83     
3     Blake McIntosh                               Lethbridge , AB                          M     8        85      85     
Winners Quote: Caleb Topshee, 8, of Calgary, AB: “It was good to win my division today, I was surprised! The highlight for me this tournament was having five pars in a row.”                                                                                  
MJT Boys 9-10: Lil Devil: Par 62, Ydg 2646, Slope/Rating 0/0.0
1     Edwin Park                                      Bentley, AB                                M     9        64      64     
2     Erik Petersen                                  Okotoks, AB                               M     10      70      70     
2     Shane Sky                                       Foothills, AB                               M     7        70      70     
Winners Quote: Edwin Park, 9,  of Bentley, AB: “I felt happy that I won this tournament. I beat my last year’s best score from here at Blue Devil and I felt confident. My highlight was when I got an eagle on a par four.”
MJT Boys 11-12: Lil Devil: Par 62, Ydg 2646, Slope/Rating 0/0.0
1     Solomon Tong                                Heritage Pointe, AB                   M     12      54      54     
2     Luke MacDonald                            Calgary, AB                                M     12      57      57     
2     Benson White                                 Calgary, AB                                M     11      57      57     
Winners Quote: Solomon Tong, 12, of Heritage Point, AB: “It feels very uplifting and relieving to win, I didn't realize the secured the win until I finished the very last hole! The highlight of the tournament for me was my chip-in for eagle on hole 6. My chipping and putting equally contributed to my score this weekend and helped me win.”                                                
Full results and closest-to-the-pin winners are posted on the MJT website.                                   
Next up in the province is the MJT Mini Tour at Olds Central Highlands Golf Club in Olds, AB, June 26, 2022.  To see the full 2022 MJT schedule and upcoming events, please check the MJT website at www.maplejt.com.  
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