CJ Group announces the 'BRIDGE KIDS' program as a CSR activity of Korea's only PGA Tour competition THE CJ CUP and begins recruiting elementary school students hoping to become golfers.
Selecting 15 elementary school students who love golf to experience training and watch the tournament
▲ BRIDGE KIDS recruitment poster
BRIDGE KIDS is being planned to encourage the dreams and hopes of young golfers and golf lovers. The 15 successful applicants will participate in the two-day BRIDGE KIDS program at the Club at Nine Bridges located in Jeju from October 16 the day before the tournament, meeting THE CJ CUP golfers and participating in a golf clinic. The next day, they will be watching the first round of the tournament and will personally experience the world-class competition.
Applicants must apply in two steps by August 31. They should post a self-introduction video showing his or her golf swing on Instagram and fill out the application on the website
Expecting to achieve ‘Bridge to Realization’ through BRIDGE KIDS
▲ Golfer Sung-jae Im (right) posing for a selfie with the students that participated in last year's BRIDGE KIDS program
"The young golfers and golf enthusiasts participating in BRIDGE KIDS will be the ones to lead Korea's professional golf in the future," said an official from CJ Group. "We look forward to having one of these participants come back to join THE CJ CUP as professional golfers in a few years. We hope meeting the PGA Tour golfers and watching the tournament at THE CJ CUP will be an incredible experience they will remember for life. At CJ Group, we will continue to support and encourage young golfers and golf lovers."