Inside Golf Manitoba Junior Skills Challenge

WATCH & RESULTS – Golf Canada Junior Skills Challenge at St. Vital Golf Centre

43 golfers aged 5 to 18 gathered at the St. Vital Golf Centre this afternoon taking part in the Golf Canada Junior Skills Challenge.

Here are the respective division first and second place finishers:

8 and under boys: 1st Ryan Small, 2nd Landon Baxter
8 and under girls: 1st Sadie Blazeiko, 2nd Hazel Stitt
9 – 11 boys: 1st Owen Conrad, 2nd Jack Ladobruk
9 – 11 girls: 1st Camryn Ladobruk, Lila Chubey
12 – 14 boys: 1st Teerawut Boonseeor, 2nd Adam Blair
12 – 14 girls: 1st Payton Oakden
15 – 18 boys: 1st Austin Boge, 2nd Carter Marshall & Andrei Puenthespina

Golf Manitoba and Golf Canada would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the St. Vital Golf Centre for hosting the event and acknowledge the title sponsor Cobra Puma Golf Canada along with the Government of Canada, R&A and PGA of Canada.

Junior Skills Challenge

Junior Skills Challenge – NEW DATE!

Due to a weather cancellation last weekend, we have rescheduled the 2021 Junior Skills Challenge to be held on Sunday, August 29 from 1pm to 2pm at the St. Vital Golf Centre! 

Please note that if you had previously registered for the cancelled event on August 21, you are automatically registered for the August 29th event.  If you do not want to participate, please log-in to your Junior Skills Challenge account and withdrawal from the event.

Junior Skills Challenge is an online and interactive program that focuses on developing the key golf skills of putting, chipping and driving. An online leaderboard will rank players by age group, and by scores on the National Leaderboard. All ages are invited to participate and will be grouped in the following age categories:

Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers in each category.  But most importantly, this event is all about having fun and is open to ALL SKILL levels of golfers from beginner to advanced!

For more information and to register as a participant, please visit

For more information, please contact Golf Manitoba intern Seth McMahon at