140 of Canada’s top junior golfers to compete over 54 holes on stunning Lake Magog with exemptions into the Canadian Junior Boys and Girls Championships on the line.
Golf Canada’s 2023 championship season continues this week, at Club de golf Venise, in Magog, Que. with the NextGen Québec Championship, fueled by JOURNIE Rewards.
The 54-hole stroke play competition is currently underway with championship rounds beginning on Tuesday, July 4. After the second round on Wednesday July 5th, there will be a cut where half of each division will make it through to Thursday’s final round.
The starting field will feature 140 male and female competitors – 103 Junior Boys and 37 Junior Girls – vying for a spot into their respective Canadian Junior Championship later this summer.
The top eight players in the Junior Boys division will earn exemptions into the 2023 Canadian Junior Boys Championship, August 14-17, at North Bay Golf and Country Club Ltd. in North Bay, Ont. The top eight players (including ties) in the Junior Girls division will earn exemptions into the 2023 Canadian Junior Girls Championship, July 24-27, at Hampton Golf Course in Hampton, N.B.
Established on a location with a stunning view of Lake Magog on one side and Mount Orford on the other, the Club de golf Venise was founded in 1977. Placed between two cities, the course offers two 18-hole courses with one in Sherbrooke and the other in Magog. The Magog course will deliver a test for NextGen competitors, while presenting views of both the clubs remarkable lake fronts.
“As a young woman who just entered the golf industry, hosting the NextGen Championship here at Club de golf Venise means a lot to me,” said Coralie Beaucage, General Manager at Club de golf Venise. “Most importantly, I’m very proud to welcome all of these incredible athletes and very happy for them to experience the beauty of the Magog course.”
We all share a passion for golf, and I can’t wait to see and admire players from all around Canada having fun playing at Club de golf Venise, Beaucage added.” I look forward to hosting many more championships in collaboration with Golf Canada.”
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About the NextGen Championships, fueled by JOURNIE Rewards
The NextGen Championships, fueled by JOURNIE Rewards is a high-performance junior golf series which totals eight competitions. From May to July, six championships will take place across Canada where the region’s best junior golfers will compete to earn exemptions into their respective 2023 national championships. Two additional Fall Series events will be hosted to close the season. NextGen Championships provide junior players an opportunity to develop and showcase their skills at the highest level of tournament golf. For more information on the NextGen Québec Championship, click here.