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The 24th Can-Am Matches Tee Off This Weekend

The 24th Can-Am Matches, an annual face-off featuring junior golfers from Ontario against their counterparts from South Carolina, will commence this Saturday at the Wachesaw Plantation Club in Murrells Inlet, S.C.

The Ontario team, composed of 17 players, encompasses the entire Team Ontario Squad. Over the course of two days, they will participate in 24 matches: 8 mixed four-ball matches on Saturday followed by 16 singles matches on Sunday. To claim victory, the winning team needs to secure 36.5 points.

“All our athletes, coaches and staff are excited about this year’s Can-Am Matches versus South Carolina at the beautiful Wachesaw Plantation,” says Team Ontario’s Head Coach Reggie Millage. “This event is truly special because our Team Ontario athletes get to experience competing together as a team,” he says, adding, “the unique format, the special golf course and the unbelievable support from the members and staff at Wachesaw make this one of the most memorable events not only of the season, but in many cases, of these athletes’ entire junior careers.”

Team Ontario’s roster includes Alexa Ouellet; Angela Cai; Aryn Matthews; Bridget Yu; Kaprice Park; Nobelle Park; Shelby Hardwick; Wendy Li; Ben Sheridan; Bode Stephen; Chase Jerome; Dawson Lew; Graydon Laughlin; Jordan Hwang; Nathaniel Yoo; Luke Smith and Rylan Hall.

A Junior-Am event will precede the official start of the matches, allowing Can-Am Matches participants to play alongside event sponsors and members. This will be followed by a dinner and opening ceremonies at the Wachesaw Plantation Club.

For updates and standings, please visit the Can-Am Matches leaderboard by CLICKING HERE.

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Venue: Wachesaw Plantation Club. Murrells Inlet, S.C.

Dates: March 16-18

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Teams: Eight junior boys and eight junior girls from Team Ontario versus eight junior boys and girls from South Carolina

Format: Eight four-ball matches on Day 1 and 16 singles matches on Day 2. One full point is awarded for each victory, while a half-point is earned for matches that are all square after 18 holes. The first team to 36.5 points is the winner.

Pairings: First and second round pairings

Leaderboard: Live updates

Series Record: South Carolina leads 19-4

Notable Can-Am Matches Competitors: Corey Conners, Mackenzie Hughes, Brittany Marchand, Augusta James, Rebecca Lee-Bentham, Bill Haas, Kevin Kisner, Lauren Stephenson and Jensen Castle.

Fun Fact: Wachesaw Plantation Club was home to an LPGA Tour event from 1997-2000.