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EJ Justice Junior Golf Event


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Junior golf league

See you next year, Friday, Aug. 18 at Lakeview for our 41st year!

This is a "Just for Fun" event for boys and girls ages 8-14 years.

*Please note that junior golfers who have/had a registered handicap or who have competed in sanctioned golf tournaments are not eligible to participate in this event.

  • Prizes for: Team skill challenges, Boys/Girls longest drive and closest to the pin
  • Prizes awarded by age category: 8-11 and 12-14 years
  • Lunch
  • $35 entry fee
  • 9 holes
 
Result 2016:
EJ Justice winners

8-11 years, left to right:
  • 5th  Ioryze Gutierrez  47
  • 4th  Thomas Salverda 47
  • 3rd  Hayden Graham 45
  • 2nd  Riley O’Hara  42
  • 1st  Kaleb Haskey  41
 
12-14 years, right to left:
  • 5th  Daniel Ejiofor  46
  • 4th  Brandt Proctor 44
  • 3rd  Kyle Schwartz 42
  • 2nd  Aiden Szautner 41
  • 1st  Brodie MacDonald  38
 
We invite you to read our special stories celebrating 40 years of the EJ Justice Junior Golf Event. 
 

Who is E.J. Justice?

 

E.J. served thousands of Albertans; first as a parish priest in the Anglican Church for 25 years; later as a teacher in the Calgary public and secondary school systems; and lastly as a community volunteer.

 

E.J started this event in 1976 at Lakeview Golf Course because he wanted neighbourhood youth to have the same chance to play in a junior golf event just like the kids at the private courses.

 
EJ Justice
 

Once it began, E.J. was a one-man-show for years, literally making hundreds of phone calls to ensure junior golfers got out to play, gathered up prizes, pop and food and took money out of his own pocket to cover unforeseen costs.

 

Years ago, The City Golf Course Operations asked if they could pitch in and run the event on E.J's behalf and name it after him. We are pleased to carry on his vision and tradition. E.J. enjoyed being a part of the community and we do too!

 

E.J. Justice passed away on September 6, 2004 at the age of 81.