At the conclusion of the BCGA JUNIORS in Oliver, the girls moved on to the SUMMER GAMES in Prince George (July 21 – 23) with Vienna Scheffer and Calla Eastgaard-Zahardo joining with a Zone 6 Junior Girl to make up the junior contingent of 3 girls and two boys representing Vancouver Island-Coastal Region known as DIstrict #6. As first time players from Zone 5, Vienna and Calla did very well finishing 8th and 10th respectively. The Vancouver Island-Coastal region placed first with 165 medals, 33 more than the nearest competitor for overall sport performance.
At the CANADIAN JUNIORS, July 26th to 29th, in Ottawa (the Marshes GC), British Columbian Junior Girls took five of the top 6 spots! Yeji Zwon from Port Coquitlam swept the field by 8 strokes finishing with -11. She also won the Juvenile Championship which is open to 16 yrs. and younger. Rebecca Kim from Victoria Golf Club was the lone entry from Zone 5 , finishing T16 with great scores of 74, 78, 70 and 73. Well done, Rebecca !!
Next tournament is the BC Juvenile (U17) on August 8 – 11 at Shannon Lakes in West Kelowna. Chelsea Truong and Anna Wu are signed up for this event. Following the Juvenile competition is the Bantam (U15) and Novice(U-13) Groups in Kelowna at the Shadow Ridge GC, August 15 – 17. Zara Baines, Emma Kim and Sarah Kim are signed up for both events. Good Luck and take lots of sun screen!