BRIDGE FUND MANAGERS SPONSORS NATIONAL JUNIOR GOLF SERIES

Bridge FM Golf
03.04.2017

GolfRSA has announced the launch of the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series open to boys and girls in the Under-13 and Under-19 divisions. Managed by the South African Golf Development Board the series of 18 events across all provincial unions, will tee off in Cape Town on 3 July 2017.

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GolfRSA has announced the launch of the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series open to boys and girls in the Under-13 and Under-19 divisions. Managed by the South African Golf Development Board the series of 18 events across all provincial unions, will tee off in Cape Town on 3 July 2017.

The big prize is the top two golfers in the Under-19 division nationwide will qualify for the Junior North and South Championship at Pinehurst, USA in 2018 – a prestigious event which has featured future Major winners including Jack Nicklaus, Curtis Strange, Davis Love and Morgan Pressel.

“We are delighted to announce our sponsorship of junior golf in South Africa via the Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series,” said Paul Stewart, Executive Director at Bridge Fund Managers. “We believe this partnership will engender a love of the game among younger generations and unearth future champion golfers.”

The Bridge Fund Managers Junior Series has a strong development angle, with each host provincial union eligible to nominate eight SAGDB players to take part in the applicable provincial tournament at no cost.

“This is an opportunity for GolfRSA to embrace a series of tournaments in support of our partners, the South African Golf Development Board, who will help to run the tournaments,” said Grant Hepburn, CEO of the SAGBD and GolfRSA.

GolfRSA promotes unity and co-operation between the various golfing bodies and this is an ideal opportunity for us to work together on an exciting new project. We thank Bridge Fund Managers for their support and look forward to a long and fruitful relationship.”

To add more excitement to the event, Bridge Fund Managers has announced a unit trust prize for the first hole-in-one scored in the series, while TaylorMade has signed up as series partner, providing equipment prizes.

For more information, contact Peter Little of the SA Golf Development Board on 084 656 1102.

Bridge FM Junior Golf Series_Media Release_April 2017

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