Junior Skills Challenge Provincial Qualifier set for July 17, 2022
On the heels of the success of the 2021 event, Golf Manitoba is pleased to announce that the 2022 Junior Skills Challenge is scheduled for July 17 and will be held at the Southwood Golf & Country Club.
Junior Skills Challenge is an online and interactive program that focuses on developing the key golf skills of putting, chipping and driving. Participants in the Golf Manitoba event will be eligible to qualify for the 13th edition of the Golf Canada Junior Skills Challenge National Event to be held August 20 & 21 at Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club.
The top ranked players will be determined in each of the identified age classifications below:
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.
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:
8 and under boys & girls
9-11 boys & girls
12-14 boys & girls
15-18 boys & girls
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!