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Golf Canada​ – OAKVILLE, Ont. – The start times for the 2017 RBC Canadian Open Championship Pro-Am at Glen Abbey Golf Club have been released. Wednesday, July 26 will see 52 professional golfers take to the venerable Oakville course to entertain 156 amateurs. Click here for pairings and start times.

The pairings for the opening two rounds of the 108th playing of Canada’s National Open Championship on Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28 are now available online here.

PRESS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE – WEDNESDAY, JULY 26
The following interviews will take place in the Shaw Media Centre onsite at Glen Abbey Golf Club on Wednesday, July 26.

  • Ian Poulter – 11:30 a.m.
  • Dustin Johnson – after 7 a.m. pro-am
  • Jim Furyk – after 8:30 a.m. pro-am
  • Matt Kuchar after – 12:10 p.m. pro-am
  • Andrew Gyba (Superintendent) – 1 p.m.
  • Adam Hadwin – 2 p.m.  

GOLF CANADA WALK WITH A PRO
Golf Canada is welcoming a number of its junior program participants to the 2017 RBC Canadian Open to join PGA TOUR professionals on hole number 7, #TheRink, during Wednesday’s Championship Pro-Am. The “Walk with a Pro” event offers junior golfers the chance of a lifetime – to carry a professional’s putter or bag and maybe even take the pro’s first putt.

INTERVIEW VIDEO, AUDIO AND TRANSCRIPTS FOR TUESDAY, JULY 25
Interview, audio and transcripts for the following players and events from Tuesday, July 25 are available here and video is available here. Please note the videos are unedited, uncut and broadcast-quality.

  • Jhonattan Vegas
  • Graham DeLaet
  • Jack Nicklaus
  • Opening Ceremonies

2017 MEDIA GUIDE AND PLAYER PERFORMANCE BOOK:
In advance of next week’s championship, media can also download the 2017 RBC Canadian Open Media Guide for complete stats, records and historical information. Media can alsodownload the 2017 RBC Canadian Open Player Performance Book which details individual player statistics from 1904-2016. 

TELEVISION COVERAGE:
The following are television times for the 2017 RBC Canadian Open:

Thursday July 27 
TSN 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
Golf Channel 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday July 28 
TSN 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 
Golf Channel 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday July 29
Golf Channel 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
CBS & Global 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday July 30
Golf Channel 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
CBS & Global 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

TICKETS:
Grounds tickets for all days of the 2017 RBC Canadian Open, as well as, a limited number of premium ticket packages are still available. A full list of ticket packages and pricing is available online at www.rbccanadianopen.com. Golf Canada and RBC are also pleased to offer FREE admission to juniors 17 and younger—Click here to download a FREE Junior Pass.

GOLF CANADA – LOVE THE GAME. GROW THE GAME.
Golf Canada is the National Sports Federation and governing body for golf in Canada representing 305,000 golfers and more than 1,400 member clubs across the country. A proud member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Golf Canada’s mission is to grow participation, excellence and passion in the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game. By investing in the growth of the sport and introducing more participants of all ages to the game, our goal is to be relevant to and respected by all Canadian golf enthusiasts from coast to coast. For more information about what Golf Canada is doing to support golf in your community, visitwww.golfcanada.ca

ABOUT THE 2017 RBC CANADIAN OPEN
Part of the FedExCup, stars of the PGA TOUR will compete for $6 million (US) at the RBC Canadian Open, July 24-30, 2017 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont. Conducted by Golf Canada for more than a century, the RBC Canadian Open provides an opportunity for Canada’s top talents to compete against the world’s best golfers while also leaving a significant impact in the event’s host community. The RBC Canadian Open is proud to support Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada as the event’s official charity partner. Established in 1904, Canada’s national open golf championship is the third-oldest national open golf championship worldwide next to the British Open and the U.S. Open. The RBC Canadian Open is proudly sponsored by RBC, Shaw, BMW Group Canada, Coors Light, ZTE, WestJet, Levelwear, Boston Pizza, Ballantine’s, Toronto Star, FootJoy, Coca-Cola, Metrolinx, Commissionaires, the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and Ontario 150. For tickets or tournament information, please visit www.rbccanadianopen.com or call 1-800-571-6736. Follow the RBC Canadian Open on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

For all further inquiries, please contact:

Terry Lenyk
Communications Manager
Golf Canada
(c) 416-407-3893
(e) tlenyk@golfcanada.ca