October 6, 2014
Three years ago, the idea of the JT Classic, a pro-am charity event hosted in the "friendly city" of Belleville was nothing but a dream. An ambitious one at that.
That did not deter founders Jodie Jenkins and Tim Howard, and this year the pair can proudly say that not only does their event still exist, but it is also thriving.
The 3rd annual JT Classic Pro-Am will take place, once again, at the Trillium Wood Golf Club, with even bigger goals, more sponsors, and an additional beneficiary.
The June 27 event will then be followed by the Belleville Open, a new two-round event on The Great Lakes Tour, a developmental pro golf circuit that attracts some top talent.
Amateurs hoping to play in the pro-am are now out of luck, it's been sold out for a couple of months now, but that is a great thing for the charities and all involved.
This year the funds raised by the events will go to the new Grace Inn Shelter as well as the Canadian Mental Health Association, Hastings and Pince Edward Branch.
The public response to the event has been tremendous and Jenkins is appreciative.
"I think it is exciting,…
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