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Fraser Edmundston slotted to host Back to Back Under-19 Championships

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.

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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

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2022 NB Men’s Amateur Championship returns to the Capital Region

For Immediate Release:

FREDERICTON, NB – Golf New Brunswick (Golf NB) is pleased to announce the West Hills Golf Course in Fredericton, New Brunswick as the host venue for the 2022 NB Men’s Amateur Championship.

Scheduled for July 15th-17th, 2022, the NB Men’s Amateur will be the first Provincial Event held at the 6,750-yard championship course, designed by the award-winning firm of Huxham Design.

The NB Men’s Amateur Championship will highlight Golf NB’s schedule as one of the six Major Championships slotted to take place in the summer of 2022.

CONVENIENTLY LOCATED OFF HIGHWAY 105 AND BROOKSIDE DRIVE, WITHIN THE PEACEFUL WEST HILLS RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY, THE WEST HILLS GOLF COURSE IS FREDERICTON’S NEWEST SIGNATURE COURSE. 📸 – Maritime Explorer

Brett Wilson, PGA of Canada Atlantic Member and Director of Golf at West Hills, said the tournament fits the club’s plan to raise its profile and establish itself as one of the top Championship Venues in the province. “We are very excited for this opportunity to showcase our course to some of New Brunswick’s top amateur players,” Wilson said. “Since 2015, our staff have done a tremendous job developing the course and clubhouse to prepare for an event like this.”

Wilson, a past NB Men’s Amateur competitor, and Team New Brunswick Member, said “All of our members and our staff are proud of this property, I know we’ll be ready to host a memorable event, especially one with such great history.” 2022 will mark the 92nd playing of the NB Men’s Amateur Championship, and the first time the event has been held in the Fredericton Region since 2009 when Moncton’s Mathieu Gingras was crowned champion.

West Hills joins a growing list of host venues for Golf NB’s 2022 Championship Schedule, including the Mactaquac Golf Course, the Gage Golf & Curling Club, the Covered Bridge Golf & Country Club, and the Fredericton Golf Club.

About West Hills

West Hills Golf Course was designed by the award-winning firm of Huxham Design. It first opened for play in the summer of 2015 and boasts an elaborate practice facility along with an 18-hole layout that offers risk and reward opportunities for all levels of golfers.

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