2018 NB Juniors Eager to Take On Hampton Golf Club

2017 NB Juvenile Girls Champion - Sarah Holt (Gage Golf & Curling Golf Club)
by Luke Lacey – Golf NB

Golf New Brunswick’s (Golf NB) 2018 NB Junior and Pee Wee Championship will be played July 3th to 5th, 2018 at the Hampton Golf Club.

This year, the NB Junior and Pee Wee event will see 67 juniors competing for the NB Junior and Pee Wee titles. There are 42 Junior and Juvenile Boys; 8 Junior and Juvenile Girls; 8 Bantam Boys; 1 Pee Wee Girl; 5 Bantam Girls and 2 Pee Wee Boys ready to take on the course for the 54-hole competition.

Coming off their performances at the 2018 Covered Bridge East Coast Junior, Maxime Gaudet, Nathan Hogan, Pierre-Luc Arsenault, Sarah Holt, and Julie Gauvin look to add the 2018 NB Junior Championship to their trophy case.

The Junior Boys and Girls titles are vacant as 2017 Champions, Sam Reid and Laura Jones have graduated from the junior ranks. Looking to move in and capture the 2018 Championship is the 2017 Junior Girls runner-up Sarah Holt of Gage Golf & Curling Club as well as Mackenzie Deveau of Royal Oaks, Mackenzie Scott of JH Sports and Julie Gauvin of Fox Creek. All of who are coming in to this years event with momentum as they just finished participating in the 2018 East Coast Junior..

In the Junior and Juvenile Boys Division, there promises to be no lack of competition in the field with the majority of the top of the leader board returning from last year. Daniel Kirby of Covered Bridge Golf & Country Club will be looking to improve on his 5th place finish in last years event however it wont be easy with Pierre-Luc Arsenault of St. Ignace, Andrew MacDonald of JH Sports, and Maxime Gaudet of Fox Creek all coming off of good performances at last week’s East Coast Junior Championship.

Following a strong showing at the 2018 Covered Bridge East Coast Junior, the NB Junior and Pee Wee championships will be sure to add to the intensity on this great event with a deep and competitive field in both the Boys and Girls divisions.

For more information on the 2018 NB Junior Championship please CLICK HERE.

For more information on the Hampton Golf Club please CLICK HERE

Golf New Brunswick (Golf NB), a not for profit organization founded in 1934, is the official governing body for amateur golf in New Brunswick.  In January of 2006, the New Brunswick Golf Association (NBGA) officially merged with the New Brunswick Ladies Golf Association (NBLGA), resulting in one united governing body for amateur golf in the province.  Programs offered by Golf NB to its 10,000 members include: 12 provincial events, rules of golf education, course rating and handicap services, junior golf development programs and member club marketing initiatives.