RBC PGA Scramble National Final Heads To Cabot Links
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2017-10-06
INVERNESS, Nova Scotia (PGA of Canada) — Golfers from across the country will be treated to a legendary golf trip next week at Cabot Links for the National Final of the RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company.
Taking place Oct. 12-14 at the world-famous Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs in Inverness, N.S., this once-in-a-lifetime national final features 22 teams—comprised of four amateurs and one PGA of Canada professional—playing in a 54-hole Ambrose-style format.
“We couldn’t be more excited to be heading to Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs for the RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company National Final,” said PGA of Canada President Steve Wood. “It’s widely known the golf at both Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs is world-class, however, the entire Cabot Links resort experience—lodging, dining, east coast charm—is also a second-to-none experience.”
Located in Inverness, N.S., Cabot Links is Canada’s first and only authentic links golf resort. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the picturesque town of Inverness, the Cabot Links course represents a dramatic departure from the typical golf excursion. With six holes playing directly alongside the water and every hole offers an ocean view, Cabot Links is where traditional links-land golf comes to life against the spectacular Nova Scotia landscape.
The Cabot Cliffs course, designed by the decorated team of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, is the newest addition to Cabot. Exquisitely carved out of the breathtaking Cape Breton landscape, with postcard-worthy panoramas vying for your attention and every hole calling out to the sea, it is links-land golf at its best.
“There’s no place more fitting for the RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company to finish than the distinguished Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs,” said Matt McGlynn, Vice President of Brand Marketing for RBC. “With the special guests attending, top-notch east coast hospitality being provided and two first-rate golf courses on hand, the national final promises to be the perfect finale.”
Cabot Cliffs ranked No. 1, while Cabot Links ranked No. 4 on SCOREGolf’s 2016 Best Golf Courses in Canada list. Cabot Cliffs also debuted 19th on the World’s Top 100 Courses list by Golf Digest.
“We here at Cabot are thrilled to host the RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company National Final,” said Cabot Links’ General Manager Andrew Alkenbrack. “We plan on putting on a fantastic show for the winning amateurs and their PGA professionals from around the country.”
The RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company National Final promises to be a golf trip of a lifetime and will include a festival of special events, prizing, meals, activations and much more.
Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member and golf media personality Bob Weeks will be on site during championship week to handle emcee duties at the opening ceremonies. Weeks will also moderate a special Q&A on the opening night and act as the honorary starter during the second round at Cabot Cliffs.
In addition to the opening ceremonies, participants in the national final will be treated to two RBC dinners at the Panorama restaurant, as well as two receptions by The Lincoln Motor Company and a closing ceremonies event.
Those not playing in the RBC PGA Scramble of Canada presented by the Lincoln Motor Company National Final can still take part in all the action throughout the week at Cabot Links through social media. Watch on Facebook Live with multiple live streams—which include player interviews, behind-the-scene looks, drone flyovers, opening and closing ceremonies, and more. Follow along on Twitter and Instagram as well for great social content.
The RBC PGA Scramble presented by the Lincoln Motor Company saw thousands of golfers from across the country participate in the series of events this summer. The 22 teams participating at Cabot Links made it through local and regional qualifying events.
For more information about the RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company, visit the website by clicking here.
The Angus Glen team of amateurs Patrick O’Leary, Dan Mesley, Mike Asselin, David Fotheringham and PGA of Canada professional Terry Kim won by a mere 0.2 shots last year over the team from Lookout Point to capture the inaugural edition in 2016.