April 30, 2014 08:00 ET
This tournament enables young elite golfers to qualify for the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships in Florida this summer. In the past, it has featured many renowned golfers, including Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Nancy Lopez
MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - April 30, 2014) - The Optimist/Assante Junior Golf Classic will hold a press conference on May 8 at 7h30 P.M. at St-Eustache Optimist Club, 130, 25e avenue, St-Eustache, J7P 2V2, to promote the annual tournament, to be held May 31e and June 1, 2014. Over 180 junior golfers from Quebec and Eastern Ontario and Acadie will participate in this qualifying round to determine who will advance and participate in the prestigious annual Optimist International Junior Golf Championships in Florida. This tournament will be held this year at the renowned PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, July 19 to 29, 2014.
Optimist International Junior Golf Championships is one of the largest and most prestigious junior golf events in the world. In addition to hosting a superior golf caliber, our young participants will have the opportunity to experience a unique sporting event as well as a memorable life experience. Twenty-two of our participants from the various age categories will get the chance to qualify for the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships. The winners in each category will have their expenses paid for, as per applicable conditions.
About the Optimist Junior Golf Club - St. Laurent Region
The Optimist Junior Golf Club - St. Laurent Region's mission is to hold this Classic annually and develop new initiatives for young golfers. The event is organised in partnership with Golf Quebec and is financially supported by our proud major sponsor, Québec Assante, as well as a number of partners. Over the last five years, 668 young players have participated in this Classic and 64 have competed in the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships in Florida.
President - Michel GeoffroyOptimist Junior Golf Club - St. Lawrence Region450-472-9190, Cell: firstname.lastname@example.orgGlendale Golf Club9500, Montee Ste-HenrietteMirabel, QC J7J 2A1514-990-8392www.golf-glendale.com
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