Junior Development Teams Announced for 2021 Season

Winnipeg, MB – Golf Manitoba is thrilled to announce the rosters for the 2021 Junior Development Teams, which feature many of the best young golfers in the province. Thirty-one U18 boys and fourteen U18 girls have been selected based on their performance in the 2020 golf season and will receive athlete and coaching support to help develop their talents on and off the golf course.

2021 Junior Boy’s Development teams:

Gold Team:

  • Ryan Blair – Pine Ridge Golf Club, Winnipeg
  • Grady Chuback – St. Charles CC, Winnipeg
  • Noah Fiks – Pine Ridge GC, Winnipeg
  • Adam Ingram – Elmhurst G & CC, Winnipeg
  • Braxton Kuntz – Breezy Bend CC, Winnipeg
  • Jordan McDonald – Breezy Bend CC, Winnipeg
  • Scott Miner – St. Charles CC, Winnipeg
  • Jack Moro – Whitewater CC, Thunder Bay, ON
  • Trey Ross – Rossmere Country Club, Winnipeg
  • Jack Taylor – St. Charles CC, Winnipeg
  • Nolan Watson – St. Charles CC, Winnipeg

Black Team:

  • Haydon Chaloner – Pine Ridge GC, Winnipeg
  • Hayden Delaloye – Neepawa CC, Neepawa
  • Kaleb Lambert – Elmhurst G & CC, Winnipeg
  • Ryan Orchard – Carman G & CC, Carman
  • Eric Reid – Golf Manitoba Public Player, Virden
  • Declan Robertson – Niakwa CC, Winnipeg
  • Jack Rudick – St. Charles CC, Winnipeg
  • Thomas Scott – St. Charles CC, Winnipeg
  • Jacob Taweel – Elmhurst G & CC, Winnipeg
  • Payne Wood – St. Boniface GC, Winnipeg

Blue Team:

  • Austin Boge – Pine Ridge GC, Winnipeg
  • Brayden Boge – Pine Ridge GC, Winnipeg
  • Jackson Delaurier – Dauphin Lake GC, Dauphin
  • Zostrianos Giordani-Gross – Shilo CC, Shilo
  • Carson Inman – Portage GC, Portage
  • Nathan Lepore – Golf Manitoba Public Player, Thunder Bay, ON
  • Cameron McDonald – Breezy Bend CC, Winnipeg
  • Cashe McNabb – Pine Ridge GC, Winnipeg
  • Ryan Tuck – St. Boniface GC, Winnipeg
  • Terrence Rafferty – Southwood G & CC, Winnipeg

2021 Junior Girl’s Development team:

  • Armaan Dhillon – Elmhurst G & CC, Winnipeg
  • Cala Korman – Killarney GC, Killarney
  • Jeri Lafleche – Clear Lake GC, Clear Lake
  • Sarah Farmer – St. Charles CC, Winnipeg
  • Mackenzie Forsythe – Elmhurst G & CC, Winnipeg
  • Addison Kartusch – St. Charles CC, Winnipeg
  • Jenna King – Niakwa CC, Winnipeg
  • Jewel Lafleche – Clear Lake GC, Winnipeg
  • Gracie McMillan – Pine Ridge GC, Winnipeg
  • Payten Oakden – Glendale G & CC, Brandon
  • Clara Peake – Binscarth, MB
  • Annika Russell – St. Boniface GC, Winnipeg
  • Elle Wood – St. Boniface GC, Winnipeg
  • Crystal Zamzow – Swan River GC, Swan River

The Junior Girl’s Development Team will be lead by PGA of Canada professional Bri-ann Tokariwski and the Junior Boy’s Team by PGA of Canada professional Derrik Goodwin. With a focus on the team’s vision, mission, and values aimed at inspiring excellence, both Tokariwski and Goodwin will work to help team members grow as golfers while also instilling habits that will lead to success throughout life.

With a strong focus on training and athlete development, the Junior Development Team program has been built to help foster the success of these athletes. The 9-month program includes winter team training at the Golf Dome, club competition in the Nassau and Mundie Putter leagues, spring and summer training camps, weekly practices, strength and fitness coaching, nutrition, and sports psychology and coaching observation at championships. Both Tokariwski and Goodwin will also be accompanying both inter-provincial junior teams to Golf Canada national championships.  Funding for this program has been generously provided by the Alex & Peggy Colonello Foundation.

Congratulations to all of the 2021 Junior Development Team members!

About the Golf Manitoba Junior Development Team Program

The Golf Manitoba Junior Development Team program is a unique opportunity for identified athletes in Manitoba and Northwest Ontario. These athletes can expect to receive the very best in coaching services, training/competitive opportunities, and peer support as they continue their journey towards excellence in golf and life.  Being selected to be part of the program is a tremendous accomplishment, but the hard work and dedication doesn’t end at selection.  The program places considerable emphasis on developing life-long excellence in all facets.  As such, athletes in the program will receive guidance on themes like time and self-management, strength and conditioning, sports psychology, nutrition, tactical strategies, and technical feedback.

About Golf Manitoba

Golf Manitoba is provincial sport organization (PSO) for amateur golf in Manitoba. Its mission is to develop, promote, govern and service the sport of golf in Manitoba and Northwest Ontario for the benefit of all participants.

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