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Lethbridge Country Club hosting Canadian junior girls golf

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Top junior golfers from across North America will be in Lethbridge next week to compete in the Canadian Junior Girls Championship.

It’s taking place at the Lethbridge Country Club July 30th to August 2nd.

The golf course’s general manager, Brian Huculak says this tournament is a pretty big deal. “The best part of this is we like growing the game. It’s great to see some of the best (young female) golfers in Canada come here and play is very exciting.”

Local golfers include Chelsea Joseph of Lethbridge, Alanna Makarchuk of Taber, and Camryn Frasz of Brooks. There are as many as 150 of the top junior girls golfers in North America set to play at the Country Club.

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Huculak says the quality of play will be excellent. “I think any local golf enthusiast would be blown away by how great these young players hit. It is free to come spectate and we welcome anyone who’s interested in coming down.”

A practice round will be held Monday (July 29) prior to the championship’s opening round on Tuesday (July 30).

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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