The junior season comes to an end at Lachute
The Montréal-South team crowned in the 2017 Inter-Regional Championship
Montréal, September 5, 2018 – Golf Québec’s activities continue this week with the presentation of the 8th Inter-Regional Championship in which the best golfers aged between 11 and 16 years old coming from Québec and Eastern Ontario will defend their regional colours. The event will take place on September 8 and 9 at the Lachute golf club. This is the final leg of the 2018 Provincial Junior Tour presented by Daigneau Eau de Source. Later on, the Kanawaki Golf Club will be host to the Suzanne-Beauregard Commemorative Tournament on Monday, September 10. A group of 56 women’s twosomes will measure up to each other in a pleasant and friendly competition.
This Stableford competition will be divided in two rounds: the first played as a two-man Vegas format and the second featuring a two-man alternate stroke play. Each regional team will be composed of six boys (two juvenile players, two bantams, and two pee-wee) and two girls (juvenile, bantam, or pee-wee).
New this year, should there be a shortage of available competitive players, Golf Québec is enabling regional associations to complete their teams by recruiting players from other areas who were not appointed on their own local team. This substitution process is overseen by Golf Québec based on the best three scores registered in events of the Regional Junior Tours (RJT) this summer.
Last year, the Montréal-South team brought it’s A game for a perfect day in the second round of the event. As a result, they reconquered the title they had captured in 2014 and 2015. The eight (8) young athletes composing this year’s team are: Victor Rodrigue-Sénécal of La Vallée du Richelieu, Tristan Paré of the Country Club of Montréal, Félix Bouchard of La Vallée du Richelieu, Nicolas Julien of La Vallée du Richelieu, Chad Huber of Whitlock, Thomas Lessard of La Vallée du Richelieu, Rosalie Langlois of Pinegrove, and Camille Gagnon of La Vallée du Richelieu. They will be supervised by their Regional Coach, Benoît Lemieux, in collaboration with the Regional Junior Representative, Gabriel Laberge.
Suzanne-Beauregard Commemorative Tournament
For the 8th consecutive year, the Kanawaki Golf Club will be host to the Suzanne-Beauregard Commemorative Tournament. It is a friendly and fun team competition played with three formats (66-6): Best ball Chapman 2ball Scramble. Some door prizes will be distributed and proceeds of the day will be invested in the Suzanne-Beauregard Scholarship Fund.
Last year’s winner, Lauraine Letarte of Boucherville and Nicole Lauzon of Le Blainvillier, will be back. Will they be able to defend their title to etch their names on the trophy once again? They will have to compose with the twosome of Marie-Thérèse Torti of La Vallée du Richelieu and Julie Gagnon of Whitlock who were crowned in 2014 and 2016. It will be possible to follow their performances on https://bit.ly/2w3M3rD.
Many Thanks to Our Partners
Throughout the golf season, the Golf Québec volunteers, rules officials, and employees will be dressed by adidas and Nivo. Competitors will not be forgotten as TaylorMade will supply them with the official TP5 and TP5X golf balls in main provincial events.
About Daigneau Eau de Source – As transparent as spring water
Daigneau is a Québec company specializing in the distribution of spring and distilled water. Founded in Valleyfield in 1977 by Lucien Daigneau, the company is now based in the Montréal area. Since 1999, the company has been headed by Diane Rioux, president, a 25-year veteran of the food industry. Daigneau offers delivery of spring water in 11- and 18-litre bottles and a selection of water cooler models for rent (commercial only) or purchase. We serve greater Montréal and, like spring water, are transparent. For more information please visit http://daigneau.ca/en.
About Golf Québec – Initiate passions, build dreams
Golf Québec is the governing body of golf, which provides leadership and promotes the growth and development of amateur golf throughout the province, while preserving the integrity and traditions of the game. It has approximately 45,000 members in close to 235 golf clubs in the province of Québec and Eastern Ontario. Some of Golf Québec’s core services include the Golf in Schools Program at the elementary and high school levels, Golfmobile, Future Links, driven by Acura, Canada’s national junior golf program, First Drive, She Swings, She Scores, and the Junior Golf Development Centres (JGDC), the Rules of Golf, handicap and course rating services, Golf Fore the Cure, as well as the Québec Golf Hall of Fame. In addition, Golf Québec conducts regional and provincial amateur championships. For more information please visit www.golfquebec.org.
Jean-Pierre Beaulieu, Executive Director
514 252-3345, ext. 3732, email@example.com
François Roy, Assistant Executive Director
Philanthropy, sponsorships, and communications
514 252-3345, ext. 3476; cellular 514 349-4653, firstname.lastname@example.org
Guylaine Sirois, Communications Manager
514 252-3345, ext. 3745, email@example.com
Camila Bouchard, Communications Agent
514 252-3345, ext. 3766 - firstname.lastname@example.org