CCAA Golf Championship returns to Champlain St. Lawrence
Cégep Champlain St. Lawrence will host the 2020 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf National Championships, presented by PING.
The Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) institution will host the event Oct. 12-16, 2020 at the Club de Golf Le Lorette in Loretteville, QC.
“The CCAA is excited to be returning to Quebec City and Club de Golf Le Lorette,” said Jim Knight, CCAA Golf Convenor. “Champlain St. Lawrence has hosted multiple CCAA Golf Championships in the past 10 years and this course is very familiar to our student-athletes.”
The Champlain St. Lawrence Lions last hosted CCAA Nationals in 2014, at Club de Golf Le Lorette. The institution also hosted in 2006 and 2013.
“The organizing committee at Champlain St. Lawrence has the experience of hosting CCAA Golf Nationals and are looking at elevating this event to showcase the countries best College and University golfers in the CCAA,” said Knight.
Club de Golf Le Lorette is one of the most reputable courses in the Québec City region. The 6,600-yard, par 72 course will offer CCAA golfers many challenges.
Since 2014, the course has undergone alterations and improvements, just in time for its 100th anniversary in 2020. Club de Golf Le Lorette, which has hosted numerous provincial and national events, will also play host to the Women’s Junior Nationals in Summer 2020.
The Lions golf program has been quite successful in the last 20 years, winning five provincial championships and four CCAA National Championships.
Of the four CCAA National titles, two of them have come on home soil. The Champlain St. Lawrence women’s team captured gold medals in 2006 and 2014.
The Lions are a source of great pride for Champlain St. Lawrence.
“Our golf program has a rich history of success ranking among the top teams in the country every year,” said Edward Berryman, Campus Director at Champlain St. Lawrence. “Our student-athletes benefit from the expertise of an outstanding coaching staff and we strive in providing them the best learning experiences possible.”
The 2019 CCAA Golf National Championships will be also be held in Quebec, hosted by Cégep André-Laurendeau in Sorel-Tracy, QC, from Oct. 14-18, 2019.