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CP Has Heart Events Headline Spectator Activities At 2016 CP Women’s Open

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 20:15 Wednesday, 17 August 2016 19:55

altCALGARY, Alberta — Golf Canada, Canadian Pacific (CP) and a host of partners have unveiled a listing of exciting events set to take place during the 2016 CP Women’s Open to be hosted at Priddis Greens Golf & Country Club on August 22-28, 2016.

The CP Has Heart Activity Zone will encompass several activities for spectators of all ages with funds raised going towards pediatric cardiac care and research at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. Throughout tournament week, fans can take part in the free CP Hole-in-One for Heart activity for their shot at great prizes, including a 2016 Jeep Cherokee. Participants who hit the green will have $50 donated on their behalf by CP.



Golf Château-Bromont Set For Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 August 2016 19:33 Wednesday, 17 August 2016 19:26

Golf Château-BromontBROMONT, Quebec (Taylor Craig/Golf Canada) — The 2016 Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship will be contested at Golf Château-Bromont on August 23-26, 2016. The nation’s top amateur golfers aged 25-and-over will vie for the title and an exemption into the 2017 RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont.

The Howard Watson and Graham Cooke designed par-72 course boasts a challenging layout with a breathtaking view of Mount Brome.

“Our course was designed by the first Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur champion and a true legend in our sport. We could not be more honoured to host this tournament,” said Host Club Tournament Chair Martin Ducharme.



Final Field Announced For 2016 CP Women’s Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2016 18:54 Tuesday, 16 August 2016 18:47

Lydia KoCALGARY, Alberta — Golf Canada in partnership with Canadian Pacific (CP) announced the field of competitors set to challenge for the 2016 CP Women’s Open taking place August 22–28.

The 156 player field competing at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club will feature the entire top 10, 46 of the top 50 and 96 of the top 100 on the LPGA Tour’s Official Money List.

The field also includes 34 Olympians, fresh off their experience in Rio, where women are competing in Olympic golf competition for the first time ever.



Canada’s Ames, Spittle, And Rutledge Commit To Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 August 2016 20:45 Tuesday, 16 August 2016 18:29

Stephen AmesVICTORIA, British Columbia — Canadians Stephen Ames, Rod Spittle, and Jim Rutledge have committed to play the 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship at Bear Mountain Golf Resort’s Mountain Course in Victoria from September 19-25, 2016. The event will feature a US$2.5 million purse, with 81 players competing for a winner’s share of $440,000.

Ames, who was born in Trinidad and Tobago, but owns dual citizenship in Canada as well, starred on the PGA TOUR through the mid-2000s, earning four titles – including a breakthrough win at THE PLAYERS Championship in 2006, when he dominated the world-class field to the tune of a six-shot victory.



A Step-by-Step to Golf in Schools Adoptions

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 18:19 Tuesday, 26 July 2016 18:12

Golf Canada Golf in Schools Adopt a School WeekGolf Canada’s inaugural Adopt a School Week will be taking place at the start of the school year on September 19-23, 2016, in support of the Golf in Schools program. Golf Canada, the PGA of Canada, the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) and all provincial partners have come together to encourage individuals and businesses to adopt a local school between now and the end of Adopt a School Week.



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