For Immediate Release:
FREDERICTON, NB – Golf New Brunswick (Golf NB) is pleased to announce the Club de Golf Fraser Edmundston Golf Club as the host venue for the 2022 & 2023 NB Under-19 Championship.
Golf NB will return to Edmundston for the first time since the 2019 NB Men’s Amateur Championship. Having hosted two Canadian Men’s Amateur Championships (1956, 2002) and countless NB Provincial Championships, including eight NB Men’s Amateur Championships (2019, 2001, 1982, 1975, 1967, 1963, 1958, 1952), six NB Ladies Provincial Championships (2012, 1896, 1978, 1962, 1957, 1948) and two NB Men’s Senior Championships (2014, 1992). The Fraser Edmundston Golf Club is no stranger to hosting provincial and national events.
“There is no doubt that players can expect a true test of championship golf,” said Golf NB Tournament Committee Chair, Gary Melanson. “We are very excited to be returning to Fraser Edmundston. The selection process is never simple with so many great facilities across the province who are all capable of providing the best championship experience possible for the competitors.”
“The club and our board of directors are thrilled to be given the opportunity to host this event”, said General Manager Julie Lavoie. “Junior golf is very important for the future of the game and any chance we have to help promote the sport and do our part is something our club highly values. We feel an event of this magnitude will be good for our members, the club, and the community.”
The 2022 NB Under-19 Championship is scheduled to take place on July 8th-10th, 2022 followed by the 2022 Canadian Junior Girls Championship on July 26th-29th at a yet to be determined venue and the 2022 Canadian Junior Boys Championship on August 8th-11th, at Rivershore Golf Links in Kamloops, BC.
About Fraser Edmundston
In 2008, the Fraser Edmundston Golf Club received a Recommended Play Award from Golf in Canada for “providing quality, variety, and most of all enjoyment. All things Golf in Canada looks for a great golf course.” That same year, Golf Digest gave the club a Four-Star Rating as well as including it in its Best Places to Play List.
Situated in the legendary Republic of Madawaska, the Fraser Edmundston Golf Club offers players an unforgettable challenge throughout their round. The club offers a variety of topographical changes, mature tree lined fairways and well place bunkers, not to mention the famous railroad track and lake.
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 46 partner facilities and 6,600 individual members include provincial championships, rules of golf education, course rating and handicap services, and junior golf development programs(more…)