The competition was rescheduled to take place in late October, after being postponed from its original date from May 31 – June 4.
Kurtis Barkley: “Fairways and greens, give yourself some opportunities and if your putts are going in good things can happen.”
“My golf game is good right now and I just can’t wait to play again.”
“Feels unbelievable,” said Proteau. “I’ve had a few years – seven specifically – since my last win at the national level, and I’ve definitely had some doubts for the last few years if it would happen again.
This event saw participating golfers compete in putting, chipping, and driving competitions, culminating a year-long process, which consisted of 80 qualifying events across Canada and 1,500 junior golfers.
“It still hasn’t quite set in yet,” said Fitzsimmons. “This has definitely been a long-term goal of mine and definitely a dream, so it just feels unreal.”
A total of 26 golfers from four age groups will compete in the 12th edition of the National Junior Skills Challenge which brings together the top-scoring juniors from coast-to-coast.
Through Golf Canada’s entertainment properties and channels, theScore Bet will have direct access to engage with our large membership of devout Canadian sports fans.”
“RBC is proud to launch a program that will help increase diversity, inclusivity and access to the game of golf,” said Mary DePaoli, Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer, RBC.