KUALA LUMPUR: The MYFutures Junior Tour (MYFJT) has announced its provisional 2017 schedule featuring an initial six tournaments, with more events to be introduced in due course.
Launched last year, the country’s flourishing junior golf circuit has proven to be a highly successful platform for up-and-coming young talents to establish themselves in the game of golf.
The MYFJT provides its Tour members with an opportunity to develop their skills further and become highly-accomplished tournament players in a competitive environment while conducting themselves in accordance with the Rules of Golf.
The demanding Danau Golf Club will play host to the season-opening Danau Junior Championship from February 25-26.
New stops on the Tour schedule include the Terengganu Junior Championship – an official event organised by the Terengganu Golf Association during the long May Day weekend and the Cinta Sayang Junior Classic from May 12-13, which will act as the Northern Leg.
Clearwater Sanctuary Golf Resort in Batu Gajah and Kelab Rahman Putra Malaysia also return as Tour venues for the second successive year due to popular demand.
The pristine Templer Park Country Club will stage the fifth anniversary edition of the KOH&I Tournament of Champions from August 28-30; where the overall champions for the Ali Kadir Memorial Trophy, Danny Chia Award, Lim Siew Ai Salver and Founders Bowl respectively will be crowned at the conclusion of the three-day Tour Championship.
MYFutures Junior Tour chairman Ahmad Fauzi Ghazali said: “We are delighted to announce our provisional 2017 schedule which will continue to provide playing opportunities for the budding junior golfers of Malaysia.
“With an initial schedule of six events, we anticipate several more tournaments to be added onto our schedule in due course as discussions are on-going with various tournament organisers.
“I would like to express our fullest appreciation to the founding partners, sponsors and golf clubs, who have been truly supportive of the MYFutures Junior Tour’s vision and mission,” he noted.
The MYFutures Junior Tour is promoted by MYFutures Initiative Sdn Bhd and sanctioned by the Malaysian Golf Association with the intent of developing junior golf in Malaysia, by creating a structured long-term strategy to raise the standard of Malaysian youth golfers.
Registration for the 2017 season will commence online through www.myfuturesjuniortour.com on January 16, 2017.