Richmond Country Club Hosts PGA Assistants’ Championship Of Canada Presented By Callaway Golf Canada
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2017-09-18
RICHMOND, British Columbia (PGA of Canada) — British Columbia’s fourth-largest city is set to host the PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada presented by Callaway Golf.
The 54-hole national championship takes place Sept. 18-20 at the Richmond Country Club and features a field stacked with talent.
“The PGA of Canada is excited about visiting the beautiful province of British Columbia and the highly-regarded Richmond Country Club,” says PGA of Canada president Steve Wood. “The PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada presented by Callaway Golf annually features some of the best players in our association and this year is no different.”
This year’s field at Richmond Country Club features such standouts as:
- The PGA of Canada Player Rankings presented by RBC Nos. 1 and 2-ranked players Marc-Etienne Bussieres (Club de Golf Longchamp) and Bryn Parry (Point Grey Golf & Country Club)
- This year’s PGA Championship of Canada winner Jean-Philip Cornellier (Club de Golf Knowlton)
- Past PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada past winners Dustin Risdon (National Academy Golf Dome), Brad Kerfoot (Maple Downs Golf Club), Brian McCann (Brampton Golf Club), Mike Belbin (Royal Mayfair Golf Club) and Eddward Boudreau (Gorge Vale Golf Club).
Other players to keep a keen eye out for during the week include Christine Wong (Pacific Golf Academy); Nick Kenney (The National Golf Club of Canada); Oliver Tubb (University Golf Club); Pierre-Alexandre Bedard (Club de Golf Cap Rouge); Ed Maunder (Deerfield Golf & Recreation Centre); Sonny Michaud (Club de Golf La Tempete); Thomas Keddy (Oslerbrook Golf Club); Kevin Stinson (Valley Golf Centre); Wes Heffernan (Golf Canada Calgary Centre); Adam Bruce (Glendale Golf & Country Club); Douglas Morgan (Richmond Country Club); Cory Renfrew (Cordova Bay Golf Club); and John Shin (Northview Golf Academy).
For the full field and first round tee times, click here.
Designed by famed golf course architect A.V. Macan, Richmond Country Club has become known as one of British Columbia’s premiere golf venues. Set within the greenbelt of the agricultural land reserve, the venue is known for its tree lined fairways, well-positioned bunkers, and its signature raised, undulating greens.
There will also be a 36-hole Inter-Zone competition compiled of four players on each team representing their respective PGA Zone and is contested over the first two rounds.
Admittance to the PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada is free and spectators are encouraged to attend during championship play.