Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Canucks in partnership with the PGA of British Columbia are proud to continue Canucks Junior Golf Week, presented by Odlum Brown Limited. This community partnershipand program is designed to help children and youth from across British Columbia stay active andengaged in sport beyond the hockey season.
Canucks Junior Golf Week takes place from July 4-11, 2016, at more than 40 golf facilities throughoutBritish Columbia. Children and youth aged 5-18 years of age will have fun learning the game of golfthrough certified PGA of British Columbia instructed golf camps in their respective communities. BCHockey is also providing support to the program by extending this opportunity to their vast membershipof minor hockey players around the province.
Boys and girls from all sports and all skill levels areencouraged to register.“Canucks Junior Golf Week is one of our favourite community events of the year and it’s a perfect wayto keep young athletes active during the summer,” said Chris Brumwell, Vice President,Communications & Community Partnerships, Canucks Sports & Entertainment. “Our partnership withthe PGA of BC has helped create a fun, affordable program that kids and families seem to love. Wehope to see even more young golfers out this year.”We are thrilled to continue our partnership with the Vancouver Canucks again with this greatopportunity,” said Donald Miyazaki, Executive Director of the PGA of British Columbia. “Over 1,100 kidswere introduced to the game of golf over the last two years as a result of this initiative at over 50participating facilities throughout BC.
Our vision of getting kids involved in the game aligns well withthat of the Vancouver Canucks, and this program and partnership has been tremendously positive forthe growth of the game throughout the province.”The cost for a one day camp during Canucks Junior Golf Week is only $20 (+GST), which includes equipment rental (if required), facility fees, and certified golf instruction. The length of each one-day camp will vary depending on facility, the number of attendees and the general age of the participants, but camps would be estimated to be 2 hours in length. Visit www.canucks.com/golfweek for more information and to register. The Deadline to register is June 20, 2016.