The KidZone presented by HGS is located in the Fan Experience Area has free activities for children and families from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm during the tournament rounds, Friday to Sunday.

Come visit for fun activities geared towards our little spectators!

  • Go for a jump in the Shaw Bouncy Pipe
  • Make some new furry friends at the Petting Zoo!
  • Create your own Shaw Charity Classic keepsake at the arts & crafts station
  • Swing like the pros at the kid-friendly SNAG golf station
  • Build an empire in the Habitat for Humanity BuildZone
  • Cool down and enjoy a delicious sno-cone

The Junior Clinic presented by MEG Energy is a free opportunity for juniors aged 5 to 17 to engage with golf on-site.

Calling all future golf stars! Visit the upper driving range to refine your skills with the pros in this interactive skill session! Watch PGA TOUR Champions Brian Henninger and Scott Simpson share their best tips and tricks for a great golf swing. Then, grab a club and try out a few shots of your own as local golf instructors help you learn the basics! All golf abilities and ages welcome! A complimentary BBQ lunch will be served to all juniors.

To Register a Junior, Please Click Here.

Date: Tuesday, August 29

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Where: Upper Driving Range, Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club

Parking: THERE IS NO PARKING ONSITE FOR THE JUNIOR CLINIC. Please park at St. Mary’s University (14500 Bannister Road SE) and take the Shaw Charity Classic shuttle to Canyon Meadows G&CC. Shuttles will be running continuously from 12:00pm – 3:00 pm between Canyon Meadows G&CC and St. Mary’s. You will not need a parking pass to park at St. Mary’s. The shuttle is approximately a 10 minute bus ride, so no need to arrive at St. Mary’s before 12pm.

Junior clubs will be provided on-site, please do not bring your own clubs. No food or drinks will be permitted into the grounds.


The Junior Drive, Chip & Putt presented by West Island College is a youth development initiative providing a free opportunity for young golfers to showcase the three fundamental skills of golf.

Play like a legend and learn from the legends! On August 20th, the Shaw Charity Classic will host the second annual Junior Drive, Chip & Putt Challenge presented by West Island College! Calgary youths come out to compete and showcase their golf skills to win a chance to walk inside the ropes as an Honorary Observer during one of the championship rounds and to receive their trophies on 18 green on Sunday from the 2017 Shaw Charity Classic Champion!

Divisions: Jr. Boys (ages 8-11), Sr. Boys (ages 12-15), Jr. Girls (ages 8-11), and Sr. Girls (ages 12-15).

Date: Sunday, August 20th

Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Golf Canada Centre Calgary | 7100 15 St SE

Cost: Free to participate (includes a free bucket of balls to warm-up courtesty of Golf Canada Centre)

No registration is required for this event, you can drop in anytime between 12:00pm and 4:00pm.

The four winning juniors will be presented with the following:

  • Presentation of a trophy alongside the winner of the 2017 Shaw Charity Classic
  • A once in a lifetime opportunity to go under the ropes with the legends of golf in an Honorary Observer spot
  • One Champions Club ticket for a parent or guardian to attend the tournament with them (Juniors 17 and under are admitted free)