Junior Masters

July 28 & 29, 2024

Junior Masters

About the Junior Masters...     

The PGA of Alberta is proud to announce that the Royal Mayfair GC will be hosting the 34th year of the Junior Masters Tournament on July 28 & 29, 2024.

 The Royal Mayfair GC is excited for the opportunity to assist in continuing the legacy of featuring some of the best Junior Golfers in Alberta.  The Royal Mayfair GC is known for its long and storied history of hosting championship golf events, including the Canadian Open and the Canadian Women’s Open. 

The Play Golf Alberta  - Royal Mayfair Junior Masters presented by Sundog Eyewear/Blue Tees is a 36-Hole invitational Junior Golf Tournament organized each year by the PGA of Alberta. The Junior Masters exists to provide the top 40 boys and top 20 girls in the province with a highly competitive and affordable golf experience at a premier golf venue in our province. 

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Please Note:  Any parental misconduct will not be tolerated and THEY will be removed from the course immediately and cannot return for the remainder of the event.

 

2024 Play Golf Alberta - Royal Mayfair Junior Masters 
July 28 & 29, 2024

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The 2024 PGA of Alberta Junior Masters is an invitational event open to Alberta residents 18 years of age and under as of August 1st, 2024.

 In alignment with Golf Canada’s National Championship Eligibility Guidelines, a player’s age as of August 1st, 2024 is used to determine eligibility.

There will be thirty-nine spots for boys and twenty-one spots for girls in total to form the field of sixty players.  Invitations for the 2024 PGA of Alberta Junior Masters will be sent in March 2024 to all eligible players.

Players qualify in the U19, U17, and U15 Divisions based on results from the 2023 Alberta Golf Provincial Championships and 2023 Maple Leaf Junior Tour Order of Merit Standings (highest ranked results by age division).  

Player Exemptions...
Two discretionary exemptions are also available per gender events.  Applications for these exemptions must be submitted to the Junior Masters Committee no later than March 31st, 2024.  Please submit the online exemption form prior to this date.  

  If there are no accepted Exemptions from the four reserved invitations they will be distributed as follows:

  • 1 - U17 Flight - Boys
  • 1 - U15 Flight - Boys
  • 1 - U19 Flight - Girls
  • 1 - U15 Flight - Girls

If a player is unable to accept the invitation, the next highest-ranked player based on the set criteria below will be invited to take this spot.

  • U19 Boys Division - (12)
    • 4 Eligible players from the U19 Provincial Championship results
    • 2 Eligible players from the U17 Provincial Championship results
    • 3 Eligible players from the MJT OOM (Alberta, Junior Boys)
    • 3 Eligible players from the MJT OOM (Alberta, Juvenile Boys)
  • U17 Boys Division - (15)
    • 4 Eligible players from the U17 Provincial Championship results
    • 3 Eligible players from the U15 Provincial Championship results
    • 4 eligible players from the MJT OOM (Alberta, Juvenile Boys)
    • 4 Eligible players from the MJT OOM (Alberta, Bantam Boys)
  • U15 Boys Division - (10)
    • 3 Eligible players from the U15 Provincial Championship results
    • 2 Eligible players from the U13 Provincial Championship results
    • 3 Eligible players from the MJT OOM (Alberta, Bantam Boys)
    • 2 Eligible players from the MJT OOM (Alberta, Peewee Boys)
  • U19 Girls Division - (13)
    • 4 Eligible players from the U19 Provincial Championship results
    • 3 Eligible players from the U17 Provincial Champion results
    • 6 Eligible from the MJT OOM (Alberta, 15-19 Girls)
  • U15 Girls Division - (6)
    • 2 Eligible players from the U15 Provincial Championship results
    • 1 Eligible player from the U13 Provincial Championship results
    • 3 Eligible players from the MJT OOM (Alberta, U15 Girls)

 U15 Divisions Yardage:  To ensure the competition is set up using fair standards for all players, competitors in the U15 Divisions will play from reduced yardage, however, they will forfeit the opportunity to compete for the overall title.  Players in these divisions who wish to compete for the overall title must indicate their intention to waive this opportunity at the time of registration.

Continuing from 2023 - The overall winner will automatically receive an invitation to participate in the next year’s Junior Masters as long as they meet the age eligibility.

 Added/Event Performance Criteria...
Golf Canada National Championships:  Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys & Junior Girls
                1st source of field selection
                                Top Alberta player results from National Championships

 Golf Canada NextGen: Pacific, Western, Ontario & Prairies
                2nd source of field selection
                                Top Alberta player results from NextGen events

 Provincial Championships: Alberta, BC
                3rd source of field selection

 Ranking Systems...
Junior Golf Scoreboard

4th source of field selection
                      Top 3000 ranking
                                    Ranked Alberta players within the top 3000 who did not qualify via above options

PAST BOYS CHAMPIONS

1990 - Wes Martin, Calgary G&CC

1991 - Jamie Welder, Calgary Elks GC

1992 - David Curtis, Westlock CC

1993 - Mike Belbin, Mayfair G&CC

1994 - Shelby Chrest, Central Highlands GC

1995 - Neil Isbister, Highlands GC

1996 - Danny Sahl, Coloniale GC

1997 - Adam Telenko, Glendale G&CC

1998 - Reeve Krikke, Land-O-Lakes G&CC

1999 - Mike Mezei, Lethbridge CC

2000 - Anton Raubenheimer, Smoky Lake GC

2001 - Todd Halpen, Willow Park G&CC

2002 - Ryan Lecuyer, Windermere G&CC

2003 - Blaine Kruger, Lac La Biche GC

2004 - Jesse Galvon, Heritage Pointe GC

2005 - Mitchell Fox, Highwood GC

2006 - Brad Thompson, Willow Park G&CC

2007 - Kenny Gregor, Valley Ridge GC

2008 - Carson Kallis, Red Deer G&CC

2009 - Zak Griffiths, Riverbend GC

2010 - Dillon Batsel, Connaught GC

2011 - Tyler Saunders, Glendale G&CC

2012 - Tyler Saunders, Glendale G&CC

2013 - Matt Codd, Red Deer G&CC

2014 - Tyler Saunders, Glendale G&CC

2015 - Patrick Murphy, Glencoe G&CC

2016 - Max Sekulic, Grande Prairie G&CC

2017 - Carter Graf, Red Deer G&CC

2018 - Ethan Choi, Pincher Creek GC

2019 - Ethan Choi, Pincher Creek GC

2020 - Carter Code, Glencoe G&CC

2021 - Zachary Haydamack, Mickelson National GC

2022 - Aneesh Kaura, Glencoe G&CC

PAST GIRLS CHAMPIONS

1990 - Cheryl MacIntosh, Earl Grey G&CC

1991 - Kareen Qually, Olds Central Highlands GC

1992 - Kelly Kirkpatrick, Glencoe G&CC

1993 - Trudy Hergert, Calgary G&CC

1994 - Kim Mastre, Cottonwood G&CC

1995 - Kim Mastre, Cottonwood G&CC

1996 - Susan Lippitt, Glencoe G&CC

1997 - Jil Swenson, Belvedere G&CC

1998 - Jill MacDonald, Glencoe G&CC

1999 - Jill MacDonald, Glencoe G&CC

2000 - Claire Stephanson, Windermere G&CC

2001 - Adrienne White, Red Deer G&CC

2002 - Adrienne White, Red Deer G&CC

2003 - Susan Lam, River Ridge G&CC

2004 - Whitney Cox, Windermere G&CC

2005 - Kali Gordon, Turner Valley GC

2006 - Juanita Rico, Cottonwood G&CC

2007 - Jennifer Ha, Glencoe G&CC

2008 - Kaitlin Allan, Royal Mayfair GC

2009 - Jennifer Ha, Glencoe G&CC

2010 - Sydney MacDonald, Earl Grey GC

2011 - Jennifer Ha, Glencoe G&CC

2012 - Sabrine Garrison, Country Hills GC

2013 - Sabrine Garrison, Country Hills GC

2014 - Bria Jansen, River Spirit GC

2015 - Kenna Hughes, Willow Park G&CC

2016 - Annabelle Ackroyd, Silver Springs G&CC

2017 - Kehler Koss, Glencoe G&CC

2018 - Taylor Stone, Pinebrook G&CC

2019 - Grace Bell, Glencoe G&CC

2020 - Jenna Bruggeman, The Derrick G&WC

2021 - Jayla Kucy, Camrose GC

2022 - Eileen Park, Red Deer G&CC

2023 Junior Masters Girls’ Champion

Sophie Dhaliwal (Wingfield GC) Sponsors: Jeff Sven of Play Golf Alberta (Left) & Matt Johnson of The Royal Mayfair GC (2nd Right) PGA of Alberta Executive Director Robert Rousselle (Right)

2023 Junior Masters Girls’ Champion
2023 Junior Masters Boys’ Champion

2023 Junior Masters Boys’ Champion

Ryan Gillis (Pinebrook G&CC) Sponsors: Jeff Sven of Play Golf Alberta (Left) & Matt Johnson of The Royal Mayfair GC (2nd Right) PGA of Alberta Executive Director Robert Rousselle (Right)