About

The concept of a Junior Golf Tour began in 1990 with a small group of invited players from local golf courses to play a competitive round of golf against each other. This was held at Scenic City Golf Course in Owen Sound, Ontario.

1991 Season
The formalized Junior Golf Tour began in 1991 under the direction of Mr. Ken Smale. There were 40 players registered for the first tour season. The tour was designed to provide competition for young persons under the age of 19, with the aim of fashioning a series of events that would emulate the regular PGA Tour style of play. Competition against one another was played to determine a tour winner based on points achieved from each event that they played. The first tour winner was Jamie Mortimer (Canadian Tour Player) of the Chippewa Golf Club. Courses played at were Wiarton, Whispering Hills, Pike Lake, Kincardine, Markdale and Saugeen.

1992 Season
The second season saw 53 players on the tour with Tim Vandolder of Scenic City Golf Course in first place followed by Jamie Mortimer, Andrew Day (US Mini Tour player), Wayne Hufford and Chris Frook. Angela Wallace of Wiarton Golf Club was the lone girl player. David Hearn (PGA Tour Professional) was also on the tour in his early years of golf. Lynx Golf was the title sponsor for the junior tour this year. Course played were South Port, Ainsdale, Tip O’The Bruce, Owen Sound, Meaford and Chippewa.

1993 Season
There were 76 players this year on the tour with Mark Wilson (Canadian Tour player) of Kincardine Golf Club was the tour winner, followed by Chris Wallace, Dennis Firth (Golf Professional), Andrew Day, Chris Frook and David Stickle. Top girl was Joline Bell of Kincardine Golf Club.  Ram – TNT Golf were the title sponsors this year. Courses played were Markdale, Wiarton, Kincardine, Pike Lake, Saugeen and Scenic City.

1994 Season
65 players made the cut this year with the top winner being Andrew Day of Whispering Hills Golf Club, who won in a playoff over Jamie Edwards. Following closely behind were Dennis Firth, Jon Hackett (Golf Professional) and Jeff McMillan. Top girl was Angela Green of Ainsdale Golf Club. The title sponsor was Ram Golf. Courses played were Chippewa, Meaford, Walkerton, Tip O’The Bruce, South Port and Owen Sound.

1995 Season
This season had 74 players on the tour with the winner being Jon Hackett of Owen Sound Golf & Country Club followed by a 3-way tie for second spot by Ryan McPhatter, Mark Garniss and Dennis Firth. Top girl was Angela Green of Ainsdale Golf Club. Ram Golf and Vandolder’s Home Team were the title sponsors. Courses played were Scenic City, Kincardine, Markdale, Whispering Hills, Saugeen and Pike Lake.

1996 Season
There were 72 players on the tour with the winner being Jon Hackett of Owen Sound Golf & Country Club followed by Ryan McPhatter, Greg Shaw (Golf Professional) and Justin Edwards. The top girl was Angie Green of Ainsdale Golf Club who finished 7th overall in the field. TNT Golf was the title sponsor. Courses played were Ainsdale, Walkerton, Owen Sound, Tip O’The Bruce, Sauble and Meaford.

1997 Season
This season there were 83 players on the tour with Ryan McPhatter of Owen Sound Golf & Country Club being the overall winner followed by Greg Shaw, Jon Hackett and Justin Edwards. The top girl was Angie Green of Ainsdale Golf Club. TNT Golf and Vandolder’s Home Team were the title sponsors. Courses played were Wiarton, Whispering Hills, Markdale, Scenic City, Pike Lake and Kincardine.

1998 Season
There were 82 players on tour this year with the winner being Tyler Smith of Saugeen Golf Club, Martin Kyte, Adam Jagelewski and Alex Davidson finished behind the leader with the top girl being Angie Green of Ainsdale Golf Club. TNT Golf and Vandolder’s Home Team were the title sponsors. Courses played were South Port, Ainsdale, Owen Sound, Meaford, Sauble and Walkerton.

1999 Season
75 players were on the tour this year with the winner being Jeff Myatt of Stone of Tree Golf & Fitness Club (Golf Professional) followed by Alex Davidson, Adam Jagelewski and Crayton Surridge, with the top girl being Amanda Jastak of Meaford Golf & Country Club. TNT Golf was the title sponsor. Courses played were Saugeen, Scenic City, Stone Tree, Pike Lake, Whispering Hills and Markdale.

2000 Season
We had 85 players on tour with the winner being Adam Jagelewski of Walkerton Golf Club followed by Jason Hutchinson, Crayton Surridge and Bradley Morris with the top girl being Amanda Jastak of Meaford Golf & Country Club. TNT Golf and Clarica were the title sponsors. Courses played were Walkerton, South Port, Owen Sound, Sauble, Tip O’The Bruce and Ainsdale.

2001 Season
We had 93 players this year with the tour winner being Crayton Surridge of Kincardine Golf Club followed by Duane Schiestel, Jason Hutchinson and Bradley Morris. The top girl was Jenilee Clark of Scenic City Golf Course. This was the first year that scholarships were awarded to the players and the recipients were Duane Schiestel, Janine Gostick, Alex Davidson, Jimmy Sutter, Matt McKague & Adam Jagelewski. TNT Golf, Clarica and Vandolder’s Home Team were the title sponsors. Courses played were Markdale, Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Kincardine, Pike Lake, Saugeen, Northern Dunes and Stone Tree.

2002 Season
There were 87 players on the tour. The grouping for standings was changed this year and categories were developed for each new division. The overall tour winner was Adam Jagelewsk of Walkerton Country Club. The divisions finished as follows; Girls – Amy Robertson of Ainsdale Golf Club, Bantam – Kevin McArthur, Juvenile – Chanse Regier, Junior – Adam Jagelewski. Scholarship recipients were Janine Gostick, Adam Jagelewski, Ian Schwarts, Matt McKague & Trevor Hessel. TNT Golf, Clarica and Vandolder’s Home Team were the title sponsors. Courses played were Owen Sound, Walkerton, Ainsdale, Homestead, South Port, Tip O’The Bruce and Meaford.

2003 Season
There were 72 players on the tour. The overall tour winner was Chanse Regier of Ainsdale and Kincardine Golf Clubs. The division winners were; Girls – Mellisa Clark of Scenic City, Bantam – Andy Laver, Juvenile – Chanse Regier, Junior – Richard Colton. Scholarship recipients were Jenilee Clark, Peter Ryan, Robert Ryan, Andy Myatt, Chanse Regier, Crayton Surridge, Adam Jagelewski, Greg McArthur, Adam Christie, Amy Robertson, & Jeff Playford. TNT Golf, Clarica and Vandolder’s Home Team were the title sponsors. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Saugeen, Stone Tree, Northern Dunes, Scenic City, Chippewa, Meaford and Ainsdale.

2004 Season
65 players made the cut this year. The overall tour winner was Andy Myatt of Stone Tree Golf & Fitness Club. The division winners were; Girls – Jenilee Clark of Scenic City Golf Course, Bantam – Chad Currie, Juvenile – Kevin McArthur, Junior – Andy Myatt. Scholarship recipients were Jenilee Clark, Peter Ryan, Richard Colton, Andy Myatt, Chanse Regier, Greg McArthur, Kyle Kirkland (Golf Professional), Shauna Berfelz & Jeff Playford. TNT Golf, Clarica and Vandolder’s Home Team were the title sponsors. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Stone Tree. Northern Dunes, Scenic City, Ainsdale, Chippewa, Meaford and Saugeen.

2005 Season
48 players played on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Andy Myatt of Stone Tree Golf & Fitness Club. The division winners were; Girls – Melissa Clark of Scenic City Golf Course, Bantam – Jerry Reid, Juvenile – Chris Hargest, Junior – Andy Myatt. Scholarship recipients were Jenilee Clark, Andy Myatt, Chanse Regier, Kyle Kirkland, Brett Abbotts, Ryan Frook & Dane Buttenaar. TNT Golf, Clarica and Vandolder’s Home Team were the title sponsors. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Stone Tree, Saugeen, Owen Sound, Ainsdale, Chippewa, Meaford and Scenic City.

2006 Season
There were 50 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Charles Hughes of Ainsdale Golf Club. The division winners were; Girls – Marissa Jolley of Ainsdale Golf Club, Bantam – Blake Thompson, Juvenile – Charles Hughes, Junior – Shawn Smailes. Scholarship recipients were Rhys Thomas, Ryan Frook, Phil Gibson, Michael Steffler & Tim Boyadjian. Clarica and Vandolder’s Home Team were the title sponsors. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Saugeen, Owen Sound, Ainsdale, Pipers Glen, Meaford and Stone Tree.

2007 Season
There were 47 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Chad Currie of Owen Sound Golf & Country Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Matthew Luchak, Juvenile – Chad Currie, Junior – Taylor Henderson (Golf Professional). Scholarship recipients were Josh Tighe, Andrew Dennie, Phil Gibson, Charles Hughes, Jeremy Hawke, Graeme Henderson, Jamie Trotman, Taylor Henderson & Derek Widmeyer. Vandolder’s Home Team was the title sponsor. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Stone Tree, Saugeen, Ainsdale, Pipers Glen, Meaford and Owen Sound.

2008 Season
There were 47 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Jerry Reid of Owen Sound Golf & Country Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Brett Smith, Juvenile – Jerry Reid, Junior – Jaimie Trotman. Scholarship recipients were Charles Hughes, Jamie Trotman, Dane Gregoris, Mitch Glazier, Tommy Hughes, Shawn MacEachern, Jerry Reid & B.J. Oliver. Vandolder’s Home Team and RBD Graphics were the title sponsors. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Stone Tree, Saugeen, Owen Sound, Pipers Glen, Meaford and Ainsdale.

2009 Season
There were 40 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Jerry Reid of Owen Sound Golf & Country Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Curtis Torry, Juvenile – Tyson Soers, Junior – Jerry Reid. Scholarship recipients were Charles Hughes, Dane Gregoris, Mitch Glazier, Tommy Hughes, Shawn MacEachern, Calvin Peters, Sam McEvenue, Jerry Reid & Jordan Gregoris. Vandolder’s Home Team was the title sponsor. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Stone Tree, Ainsdale, Owen Sound, Pike Lake, Meaford and Saugeen.

2010 Season
There were 36 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Jerry Reid of Owen Sound Golf & Country Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Luke Schmalz, Juvenile – Austin Ryan, Junior – Jerry Reid. Scholarship recipients were Calvin Peters, Tyson Soers, Mitch Glazier, Aaron George, Ben Ewasko, Matthew Bocock, Johnny Ewasko, & a special (Ken Smale) award was presented to Jerry Reid for his excellent tour results over the past 2 years. At the end of this year we lost the founder of the tour, Mr. Ken Smale, do to a prolonged illness. He will be sadly missed. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Ainsdale, Owen Sound, Pike Lake, Meaford, Saugeen and Stone Tree.

2011 Season
There were 42 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Austin Ryan of Stone Tree Golf & Fitness Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Luke Schmalz, Juvenile – Conner Schmalz, Junior – Austin Ryan. Scholarship recipients were Tyson Soers, Matt Glazier, Matthew Bocock, Robbie Oliver, Dalton Reany, Ryan Austin, Brady Welsh, Brandon Rumph. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Ainsdale, Stone Tree, Pike Lake, Meaford, Saugeen and Owen Sound.

2012 Season
There were 37 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Austin Ryan of Stone Tree Golf & Fitness Club. The division winners were; Bantam –Brent West, Juvenile – Kingsley Foris, Junior – Austin Ryan. Scholarship recipients were Matt Glazier, Dalton Reany, Ryan Austin, Kingsley Foris, Chip Glazier, Conner Schmalz and Garrett Weigel. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Legacy Ridge, Stone Tree, Pike Lake, Meaford, Saugeen and Ainsdale.

2013 Season
There were 30 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Kingsley Foris of Saugeen Golf Club. The division winners were; Bantam –Luke Cowen, Juvenile – Shane Volmer, Junior – Kingsley Foris. Scholarship recipients were Dylan Brown, Brenden Welsh,  Kingsley Foris, Chip Glazier, and Matt Glazier. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Stone Tree, Saugeen, Pike Lake, Meaford, Ainsdale and Legacy Ridge.

2014 Season
There were 25 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Charlie Wilkinson of Saugeen Golf Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Jake Colley, Juvenile – Luke Schmalz, Junior – Charlie Wilkinson. Scholarship recipients were Dylan Brown, Tyson Rutledge, Kingsley Foris, Chip Glazier, Shane Vollmer and Luke Schmalz. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Stone Tree, Saugeen, Pike Lake, Meaford, Ainsdale and Legacy Ridge.

2015 Season
There were 20 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Luke Schmalz of Saugeen Golf Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Sam Shakes, Juvenile – Brayden Secord, Junior – Luke Schmalz. Scholarship recipients were Tyson Rutledge, Shane Vollmer and Luke Schmalz. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Stone Tree, Saugeen, Pike Lake, Meaford, Ainsdale and Legacy Ridge.

2016 Season
There were 20 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Blake Mackey of Blackhorse and Walkerton Golf Clubs. The division winners were; Bantam – Slade Twolan, Juvenile – Sean Tippin, Junior – Blake Mackey, Girls – Rachael Rier. Scholarship recipients were Tyson Rutledge, Shane Vollmer, Evan Saab, Rachael Rier and Luke Schmalz. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Cobble Beach, Saugeen, Pike Lake, Meaford, Ainsdale and Legacy Ridge.

2017 Season
There were 23 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Sean Tippin of Saugeen Golf Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Marc Salnek, Juvenile – Sean Tippin, Junior – Nick Kazarian, Girls – Rachael Rier. Scholarship recipients were Sean Tippin, Nick Kazarian, Rachael Rier and Neil Gunn. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Cobble Beach, Saugeen, Pike Lake, Meaford, Ainsdale and Legacy Ridge.

2018 Season
There were 34 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Sean Tippin of Saugeen Golf Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Elliot McCarey, Juvenile – Marc Salnek, Junior – Sean Tippin, Girls – Gracie Nolson. Scholarship recipients were Sean Tippin, Evan Saab, Gracie Nolson, Brennan Ireland, Nick Mandeno, Carson Rutledge and Neil Gunn. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Cobble Beach, Saugeen, Pike Lake, Meaford, Ainsdale and Legacy Ridge.

2019 Season
There were 27 players on the tour this year. The overall tour winner was Sean Tippin of Saugeen Golf Club. The division winners were; Bantam – Austin Negus, Juvenile – Marc Salnek, Junior – Sean Tippin, Girls – Elizabeth Salnek. Scholarship recipients were Sean Tippin, Carson Rutledge and Neil Gunn. Courses played were Whispering Hills, Scenic City, Cobble Beach, Saugeen, Pike Lake, Meaford, Ainsdale and Legacy Ridge.

Board of Directors 2020

Secretary Treasurer Gary Brennan (Tour Coordinator)
Director Doug Gibbons
Director Chris Frook
Director Tim Vandolder
Director Trevor Brennan