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Fred Wellsby junior golf tournament returns to Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Cultus Lake courses

The popular tournament will include five open rounds and one championship invitational

With COVID restrictions easing up, the Optimist Fred Wellsby Junior Divot Golf Tournament is ready to tee off.

This year’s tourney includes six rounds at six local courses, all of them done with COVID safety protocols in effect.

Golfers aged 16 and under will start with a July 6 date at Chilliwack’s Kinkora Golf Course followed by a July 7 stop at Abbotsford’s Valley Golf Centre. They’ll hit the links at Abbotsford’s Fraser Glen Golf Course July 8 and Chilliwack’s Cheam Mountain Golf Course (Chilliwack) July 12 before playing the last open round July 13 at Cultus Lake Golf Course.

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Top golfers from those five rounds will play in the Championship Invitational, July 15 at the Chilliwack Golf Course.

A $20 registration fee per tourney will cover the round along with a beverage, snack and lots of opportunities to win gross and net prizes.

The registration desk opens at 11 a.m. on the day of each tournament and play begins at noon.

Players should be able to score 100 or better on a par three course and it is double par pick up for 10 and under golfers. For more information and/or to pre-register email

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