Canadian teams take on reigning champs World Junior Girls Golf Championship at Brampton Golf Club

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Published October 2, 2023 at 12:55 pm

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Dozens of the world’s top golfers are gearing up for a week of top-tier competition in Brampton for the World Junior Girls Golf Championship.

Now in its eighth year, the championship will see 66 golfers from 21 countries including Canada, Belgium, South Korea and many others compete for their teams and individual titles at the Brampton Golf Club.

The tournament opens on Monday (Oct. 2) and will run until Saturday, with returning champions Spain looking to defend their title.

As the host country, Canada has two teams in competition with three-time PGA of Atlantic Canada Coach of the Year recipient Jeff MacDonald as head coach and Mississauga’s Ann Carroll supporting.

Canada’s roster includes 17-year-old Vanessa Borovilos of Toronto, who is ranked no. 210 in the world according to World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) and finished fourth in the 2023 Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship.

Canada’s best finish in the team competition was third back in 2014. Several players who have competed in the championship have gone on to the LPGA Tour, including Canadian and 13-time LPGA winner Brooke Henderson.

For more on the 2023 World Junior Girls Golf Championship and information for spectators visit worldjuniorgirls.com.

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