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Manager of Tournament Operations: The Canadian Junior Golf Association

The Canadian Junior Golf Association  (CJGA) provides junior golf events and junior golf tournaments to our youth ages 5-19. Whether you are competing in our Linkster Tours (4- 14 years), Junior Tour (10-18 Years), Amateur Tour (19-24) or playing in our International Events, the Canadian Junior Golf Association is Canada’ #1 Junior Golf Development Program.

The Canadian Junior Golf Association provides youth golf events and kids golf events in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes.

Canadian Junior Golf Association - Richmond Hill, ON (Remote/Hybrid)
Job Summary

The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is actively seeking an exceptional individual to assume the role of Manager of Tournament Operations (MTO).

The CJGA’s search for its next MTO is looking for a leader to work in collaboration of all team members to assist in the administration and co-ordination of the Association’s programs, tournaments, and other related activities.

The ideal candidate will have a well-rounded background, experience in event management, member services, media relations, and a thorough understanding of professionally conducting golf tournaments. In addition, the MTO will work in close relationship with other CJGA staff and volunteers in the planning, implementation and management of administrative duties related to the daily operation of the national office.

The MTO will have a strong command of tournament management and best practices. The MTO should be hands-on, proactive, and visible in cultivating strong professional connections with staff, volunteers, members, and partners. The candidate should possess the ability to identify opportunities and implement improvements of tournament operations.

As the face of the Association’s tournament activities, the MTO will lead the on-site operations including planning, goal setting and financial performance of each tournament. Experience and understanding of the game of golf, its history and traditions, event management experience in the golf or similar hospitality environment is required.

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The MTO will be responsible for the following:

  • Leadership
  • Finances
  • Organizational Relationships

Additional Responsibilities:

Work closely with the DOO to organize and implement all aspects of professionally run golf tournaments.  These include:

•    Oversee the operations of the tournament division within the CJGA.

•    Managing, coordinating, and executing of all CJGA national championships.

•    Maintain a strong level of knowledge of the official Rules of Golf within Canada.


As DOO, the role oversees the Tournament planning, coordination, and execution.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidates will possess strong interpersonal skills, be a proven collaborator, and relationship builder, and will be action and results oriented.

• An innovative and strategic thinker with strong business acumen and passion for continuous improvement and revenue generation.

• Able to display sound judgement and make complex decisions.

• A dynamic leader and motivator that prides themselves on the accomplishments of their team and have the willingness to provide ongoing constructive feedback.

• Demonstrates exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.

• Conducts themselves in a responsible and professional manner.

• Self-starter, results orientated and hands-on when needed.

 Desired Qualifications for DOO

• 5+ Years of leadership in Golf, Events or Hospitality Industry

• A post-secondary degree in business or a golf-related program.

• Experience in event and/or tournament management.

• Lead team members in remote locations.

Desired Qualifications of MTO

• 3+ years of leadership in Golf, Events or Hospitality Industry.

• A post-secondary degree in business or a golf-related program.

• Experience in event and/or tournament management.

• Lead team members in remote locations.


Salary is open and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

$55-60k plus bonus

The association offers an excellent bonus and benefits package.

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Contact Information

Interested applicants are invited to submit online or email their cover letter and resume in confidence to: Charles Lorimer – Lead recuriter at Applications should be submitted by using the webpage

Feel free to reach out with any questions to Charles or Scott Kolb – Fresh Golf Solutions Founder. He may be reached at email scott

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