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Junior Development Teams Announced for 2021 Season

Winnipeg, MB – Golf Manitoba is thrilled to announce the rosters for the 2021 Junior Development Teams, which feature many of the best young golfers in the province. Thirty-one U18 boys and fourteen U18 girls have been selected based on their performance in the 2020 golf season and will receive athlete and coaching support to help develop their talents on and off the golf course.

2021 Junior Boy’s Development teams:

Gold Team:

Black Team:

Blue Team:

2021 Junior Girl’s Development team:

The Junior Girl’s Development Team will be lead by PGA of Canada professional Bri-ann Tokariwski and the Junior Boy’s Team by PGA of Canada professional Derrik Goodwin. With a focus on the team’s vision, mission, and values aimed at inspiring excellence, both Tokariwski and Goodwin will work to help team members grow as golfers while also instilling habits that will lead to success throughout life.

With a strong focus on training and athlete development, the Junior Development Team program has been built to help foster the success of these athletes. The 9-month program includes winter team training at the Golf Dome, club competition in the Nassau and Mundie Putter leagues, spring and summer training camps, weekly practices, strength and fitness coaching, nutrition, and sports psychology and coaching observation at championships. Both Tokariwski and Goodwin will also be accompanying both inter-provincial junior teams to Golf Canada national championships.  Funding for this program has been generously provided by the Alex & Peggy Colonello Foundation.

Congratulations to all of the 2021 Junior Development Team members!

About the Golf Manitoba Junior Development Team Program

The Golf Manitoba Junior Development Team program is a unique opportunity for identified athletes in Manitoba and Northwest Ontario. These athletes can expect to receive the very best in coaching services, training/competitive opportunities, and peer support as they continue their journey towards excellence in golf and life.  Being selected to be part of the program is a tremendous accomplishment, but the hard work and dedication doesn’t end at selection.  The program places considerable emphasis on developing life-long excellence in all facets.  As such, athletes in the program will receive guidance on themes like time and self-management, strength and conditioning, sports psychology, nutrition, tactical strategies, and technical feedback.

About Golf Manitoba

Golf Manitoba is provincial sport organization (PSO) for amateur golf in Manitoba. Its mission is to develop, promote, govern and service the sport of golf in Manitoba and Northwest Ontario for the benefit of all participants.