The Shaw Charity Classic is a family friendly event with several activities for the junior spectator!
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 19th, the Shaw Charity Classic will host the second annual Junior Drive, Chip & Putt Challenge presented by West Island College! Calgary juniors 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 2018 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 19
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 courtesy 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 2018 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)
The MEG Energy Junior Clinic presented 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 professionals 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.
Registration information to follow.
Date: Tuesday, August 28
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 KidZone 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
- 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
Bring the kids out for an exciting day full of events that are catered to the junior spectator!
- A Kids Scavenger Hunt
- Free BBQ in the Fan Experience Area for the first 50 kids
- Visits from Local Mascots
- Stay Tuned for More Activity Announcements!
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