2008Lynne Cox Press Release

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May 9th, 2008


The E. Lynne Cox Memorial Camp began in 1987 and is one of Alberta’s top training camps for junior lady
golfers. The top junior girls attending the camp are selected based on their previous year’s standings in the
Junior Ladies Order of Merit.

The 22nd annual E. Lynne Cox Memorial Camp is scheduled for May 12th and 13th in Calgary. The camp kicks
off at the Heritage Pointe GC on May 12th. Alberta Golf Coach Jill MacDonald along with CPGA Professionals
Clayton Robb and Dean Ingalls will be teaching the “Maximum Golf Program” to the participants. “Maximum
Golf” focuses on soft touch short-game techniques, on-course strategy, trouble shooting and course
management. The camp will help elevate the participant’s game to a new level and prepare them for competitive

Monday and Tuesday’s game plan will include instruction and on-course management at Heritage Pointe and at
Pinebrook Golf and Country Club. Jill MacDonald will be discussing mental and physical preparation as it
compares to provincial and university level competition. A post secondary and scholarship discussion will also
be conducted on Tuesday to get the group to start thinking about their plans after high school.

History of the Camp
The late Arthur P. Cox started the E. Lynne Cox Memorial Trust after his wife Lynne died tragically in a car
accident on July 27th, 1986 at 39 years old. Lynne in her short life had achieved quite a remarkable golf career.
Lynne had always had an interest in junior girl’s golf and in the spring of 1987 Art approached the Alberta
Ladies' Golf Association. At that time the existing ALGA Junior Girls Elite Camp was replaced with the E.
Lynne Cox Memorial Camp. Half of the funding for the camp would come from the newly established trust and
the Alberta Golf Association would pay the other half. Other requirements were that the camp would continue to
serve the top twelve junior girls and that it would remain at the Pinebrook Golf and Country Club until such
time as the AGA and the Cox Family decided to change the format.

For more information on this camp and other junior golf development initiatives please contact Alberta Golf
(403-236-4616 or toll free at 1-888-414-4849). Contact at the Lynne Cox Camp site is Matt Rollins 403-613-

Camp Participants:
E. Lynne Cox Camp
Christie Lin – Country Hills GCC
Janais Dejong Dyck – Grande Prairie GCC

Miranda Robb – Glencoe GCC

Amanda Woytenko – Jagare Ridge GC

Melissa Saken – Edson GC

Morrisa Sambo – Willow Park GCC

Kristen Jensen – Picture Butte GC

Rosie Jeon – River Spirit GC

Cecilia Jeon – River Spirit GC
CPGA Professionals:
Jill MacDonald
Clayton Robb
Dean Ingalls


Monday May 12th Heritage Pointe GCC
8:30am                  Introductions and overview (meet in banquet room)
8:45am                  Player Profile presentations / Clothing Distribution
9:00am-12:00            Warm-up on range ( 15 minutes )
                        3 hole loop – 3 groups ( 1 hole / 1 hour)
                        Professionals to demonstrate a variety of shots and provide instruction and
                        feedback on each hole.
12:15- 1:00pm           Lunch - during lunch Jill to discuss the importance of Physical Fitness and
                        Mental Preparation (NCAA Tournament play)
1:30pm                  Tee Times begin (4 tee times booked for 9 holes)
                        Stats Competition (fairways hit, GIR, up and downs, number of putts)

Tuesday May 13th                 PINEBROOK GCC
8:00am-11:00pm          Instruction to include 3 stations with Professionals (1 hour per station)
                        (1) Short Game 1 - putting
                        (2) Short Game 2 – chipping / bunker play
                        (3) Pre-shot Routine and Set up / Long irons and woods
11:00am – 12:00         Jill/Matt (Scholarship/Post Secondary Discussion with group)
12:00pm                 Boxed Lunch and head to the tee
                        Tee times start (4 tee times at 12:00pm cross over)
                        Medal Play (prizes)
                        Professional to discuss course management with their groups

4:30pm – 5:30pm         Group Dinner
5:30pm                  Evaluations and head for home