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The 2nd JGAK competition opens on the 16th… “Dreaming of revival of junior golf”

The goal of the Korea Junior Golf Association (JGAK), which was launched this year, is simple. The purpose of the establishment of the association is to support young Korean golfers.

It strives to nurture domestic prospects by holding national junior tournaments, supporting scholarships for golf talents, and developing educational programs.

The ‘2022 JGAK Best Sleep · Gohonjin Junior Golf Series’ held last month at Baekje Country Club in Buyeo, Chungcheongnam-do is the first step in concentrating the direction of the association.

Nearly 100 junior golfers competed for the top spot on the leaderboard. In the six divisions divided into men’s and women’s elementary, middle, and high schools, cotyledons that were ready to grow stood out everywhere.

Ho-jin Jeong, the first president of JGAK, hinted at the association’s identity in an interview with Sporty News, saying, “JGAK is a non-profit organization that promotes the growth of Korean golf by nurturing high-quality junior players.”

“We are hosting two tournaments this year, including this first tournament, and are planning to hold 10 junior tournaments a year from next year. added.

The second tournament this year, hosted by JGAK, opens on the 16th at Baekje Country Club in Buyeo, South Chungcheong Province.

Rapidly emerging as a ‘junior golf mecca’, Baekje Country Club is where the Korea Women’s Professional Golf Association (KLPGA) Jump Tour (part 3) is held and is considered one of the most prestigious courses in the Chungcheong region.

The jump tour is a competition to acquire regular membership in the KLPGA, the first gateway to participating in the regular tour, and is called the gateway to domestic women’s professional golf.

Participating in the JGAK tournament is expected to be a ‘cornerstone of growth’ for junior golfers in that they can taste the professional stage in advance.

Junior golfers from all over the country once again gather in Buyeo to hold golf clubs. Attention is focusing on whether he will be able to show off his potential and stable performance comparable to that of a professional golfer even in the chilly weather.

JGAK accumulates the scores of each round of competitions, selects those with excellent grades as ‘scholarships for fostering young golfers’, and provides scholarships.

In addition, excellent prospects who set an example for their peers are selected as ‘Exemplary Scholarship Students’, and golfers with difficult family circumstances are selected as ‘Hope Tree Special Scholarship Students’ and awarded incentives.

It plans to focus its efforts on supporting the association’s goal of nurturing young golfers by providing scholarships to up to 70 junior golfers in four groups.토토사이트

Noh Hyun-wook, executive director of JGAK, who plans and operates the Junior Golf Series, said, “Junior players and parents responded very well to the invitational tournament held last month. Inquiries from tournament sponsors are pouring in. From now on, I will put all my energy into holding a tournament for junior players in earnest.

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