2017 Nova Scotia MCT Men’s Amateur Champion to receive exemption into the PGA MacKenzie Tour Cape Breton Open
Nova Scotia Golf Association – Timberlea, NS – The Nova Scotia Golf Association is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 MCT Men’s Amateur Championship will receive an exemption into the 2017 Cape Breton Open, which is a stop on the 2017 MacKenzie PGA Tour Canada. The Cape Breton Open will be held at the Bell Bay Golf Club in Baddeck, NS on August 31 – September 3, 2017.
” We are excited to offer our Nova Scotia Golf Association an exemption to this years Cape Breton Open. This spot will go to the winner of the MCT Men’s amateur. As a golfer and a father/caddie for 2006 amateur champion Peter Campbell I can say that the men’s amateur week was the most anticipated week of the year. Some of my best memories were watching our best amateurs compete at the highest level during Peter’s time at the amateur level. I hope this exemption can work as a career highlight or a stepping stone for the recipient.” said Sandy Campbell, Executive Director, Cape Breton Open.
The 2017 MCT Men’s Amateur Championship will take place on July 5-8 at the Oakfield Golf Club in Oakfield, NS.
“This amateur exemption into the Cape Breton Open is certainly an unique opportunity for our 2017 MCT Men’s Amateur Champion. As the only stop on the Mackenzie PGA Tour in Atlantic Canada, this exemption is an amazing development and competitive opportunity for our 2017 MCT Men’s Amateur Champion. We are very grateful to Sandy Campbell and the MacKenzie Tour for providing this opportunity.” said David Campbell, Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Golf Association.
To register for the MCT Men’s Amateur Championship on July 5-8 please CLICK HERE
The Cape Breton Open will hold a Monday qualifier on Monday, August 28, 2017. This qualifier will be open to Amateurs with a handicap factor of two (2) or less. For more information on the Monday Qualifier or to register please CLICK HERE
For more information about the Cape Breton Open please CLICK HERE
About the Mackenzie Tour:
Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada is a series of tournaments played across Canada each summer. The leading five money leaders at the end of each season earn highly placed status on the Web.com Tour for the following season. Mackenzie Tour -PGA TOUR Canada’s mission is to deliver a PGA TOUR experience for our members, fans, volunteers and partners in order to develop the future stars of professional golf and enrich the communities we visit.