Optimist Junior Golf Club - St. Lawrence Region

Optimist Junior Golf Club - St. Lawrence Region
Desjardins

Desjardins

May 02, 2013 14:39 ET

Optimist/Desjardins Junior Golf Classic-Glendale Golf Club

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.

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 2, 2013) - The Optimist/Desjardins Junior Golf Classic will hold a press conference on May 8 at 11 A.M. at Glendale Golf Club to promote the annual tournament, to be held June 1-2, 2013. Over 160 junior golfers from Quebec and Eastern Ontario will participate in this qualifying round to determine who will advance and participate in the prestigious annual International 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 25 to August 4, 2013.

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. Nineteen 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 has been financially supported for the last six years by our proud major sponsor, Desjardins Caisse de St-Eustache-Deux-Montagnes, as well as a number of partners. Over the last five years, 482 young players have participated in this Classic and 46 have competed in the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships in Florida.

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