Golf Ontario

Picturesque Summit Golf & Country Club set to host the Ontario Junior (U19) Girls Championship

July 10, 2023
Reaching the peak of the Golf Ontario calendar, the anticipation builds for the upcoming Ontario Junior (U19) Girls Championship, where the next generation of talented golfers will gather to showcase their skills and compete for the coveted trophy. Set to take place at the prestigious Summit Golf & Country Club from July 11-14 The Ontario Junior (U19) Girls Championship promises to be a thrilling showcase of the future stars of women’s golf.

Summit Golf & Country Club’s General Manager Chris Neale had this to say regarding the upcoming tournament; “The members and staff at Summit Golf & Country Club are excited to host the upcoming Ontario Junior (U19) Girls Championship. The course is in great condition and welcomes competitors from all over the province for what is sure to be another exciting Golf Ontario Championship”.

Coming off a runner-up finish at last week’s Ontario Women’s Amateur Championship, Mississauga Golf & Country Club member Joline Truong will look to continue her strong play and challenge for victory once again. Some notable contenders that will be taking part in this year’s tournament are Team Ontario’s Aryn Matthews, Summit Golf Club member Krystal (ZhuoTong) Li, Emma Hansen, Kelly Zhao are all more than capable of emerging victorious come July 14. Fresh off of winning the (U19) Junior Girls Spring Classic earlier this season, Shauna Liu looks to maintain her momentum going into this tournament.

With practice rounds taking place Monday and Round 1 kicking off Tuesday morning, The Ontario Junior (U19) Girls Championship promises to be a thrilling event that showcases the immense talent and potential of these young athletes. Tee times begin at 7:30 am on July 11 at Summit G&CC, Click here to view the championship website for pairings and results.

About The Ontario Junior (U19) Girls’ Championship

First contested in 1927, the Ontario Junior (U19) Girls’ Championship features Ontario’s best amateur female golfers aged 18 and under. The event consists of 72 holes of stroke play competition. The championship has a rich history of young Ontarians who have had successful golf careers, such as World Golf Hall of Fame member Marlene Stewart Streit (1951, 1952). Other notable winners include Sandra Post (1965, 1966), Sue Hilton (1962), Alena Sharp (1997, 1998), Jessica Shepley (2001), Jennifer Kirby (2008, 2009), and Brooke Henderson (2011, 2012).

About Golf Ontario

Golf Ontario is Ontario’s Provincial Sport Organization focused on enhancing participation, elevating performance, and supporting the passion of golfers in Ontario. With over 100,000 individual members and 500 member clubs, Golf Ontario is one of the most significant golf associations in the world. From rating courses and keeping the integral rules of the game intact to growing the game at the grassroots level and hosting the best amateur tournaments in Canada, Golf Ontario is a passionate group dedicated to Shaping Lives Through Golf.

For more information, please contact:

Greg Mitchell, Coordinator; Brand, Communications & Marketing Golf Ontario

Rob Watson, Tournament Director