Alberta-Montana Junior Ryder Cup begins in Medicine Hat
Team Alberta will meet Montanans in Medicine Hat for the local Junior Ryder Cup
12 junior golfers will play as a team for the annual title
MEDICINE HAT, Alta. (Alberta Golf) – Starting tomorrow, Team Alberta will face off against Team Montana in Medicine Hat for the 26th annual Alberta-Montana Junior Ryder Cup. The two day tournament offers a unique opportunity for six male and six female junior golfers (selected by Alberta Golf and Montana State Golf Association) to develop their skills and compete as a unit. The Desert Blume Estates and Golf Club will feature 18 holes of best ball, alternate stroke play and state vs. province individual match play.
In all events there are three Nassau points; one point to the winner of the front nine, one point for the winner of the back nine, and one point to the winner of the eighteen-hole match. The girls and boys play separately.
Alberta’s 2017 Junior Ryder Cup team includes:
|*15-and-under category||Affiliate club|
|Boys||Marko Banic||The Glencoe G&CC|
|Ryan Hodgins||Medicine Hat G&CC|
|Girls||Tillie Claggett||The Glencoe G&CC|
|Grace Bell||The Glencoe G&CC|
|*16-year-old category||Affiliate club|
|Boys||Sam Hamelin||Pheasantback GC|
|Nicholas Mah||Glendale G&CC|
|Girls||Victoria Tse||Country Hills GC|
|Abi Hartzler||Carstairs GC|
|*17-year-old category||Affiliate club|
|Boys||Jarrett Bossert||Belvedere G&CC|
|Connor Ackroyd||Sturgeon Valley G&CC|
|Girls||Jessica Marks||Country Hill GC|
|Lauren Koenig||Connaught GC|
**All age categories based on a birthdate cut-off
The team will be accompanied by Junior Development Coordinator, Jim Deneer. To search a player, view the Junior and Bantam Alberta Player of the Year rankings.
The Alberta Golf Association was incorporated as a society in 1912 and continues today as a not for profit Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) operating as Alberta Golf. As the PSO, we are committed to realizing the positive impacts of golf on individuals and communities across Alberta. Our vision is that through golf, Albertans will enjoy a high quality of life, improved health and wellness, a strong sense of community, economic benefits and personal fulfillment.
Director/Chief Executive Officer