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Golf Canada – Four exemptions into the 2019 RBC Canadian Open at Hamilton Golf and Country Club 
will be awarded Monday at Heron Point Golf Links;

2019 RBC Canadian Open Tournament Week kicks off Monday, June 3 with 
the Golf Canada Foundation’s Canada Day Pro-Am

HAMILTON (Golf Canada) –  The final four spots into the 2019 RBC Canadian Open field will be determined Monday as the Final Qualifier is set to tee off at Heron Point Golf Links in Alberton, Ont.

The 63-player field is comprised of touring professionals, top amateurs and regional qualifier participants following the two-stage RBC Canadian Open qualification process.

“We’re are very pleased to conduct the RBC Canadian Open Final Qualifier at Heron Point Golf Links,” said Adam Helmer, Golf Canada’s Director, Rules, Competitions and Amateur Status. “The golf course is in great shape will present an excellent challenge for this impressive field of golfers looking to secure a spot in the 2019 RBC Canadian Open.”

The Monday Final Qualifier features 18 holes of stroke play with the low four competitors receiving an exemption directly into the 2019 RBC Canadian Open field. If necessary, a hole-by-hole playoff will be conducted immediately following the conclusion of play.

Click here  for pairings, start times and results for RBC Canadian Open Final Qualifying on Monday, June 3. Results will be made available as players complete their rounds.

Canada Day Pro-Am in Support of Golf Canada Foundation
Monday at the 2019 RBC Canadian Open kicks off with the Canada Day Pro-Am in support of Golf Canada Foundation. Twenty-five groups of amateurs will be joined by a collection of Canadian golf stars, celebrities and NHL players teeing off at 12:00pm ET at Hamilton Golf and Country Club.  Click here for a list of players and groupings. 

RBC Canadian Open Media Guide & Player Performance Guide
Media can download the 2019 RBC Canadian Open Media Guide by clicking here or download the RBC Canadian Open all-time Player Performance Guide by clicking here.

ABOUT THE RBC CANADIAN OPEN
Part of the FedExCup, stars of the PGA TOUR will compete for $7.6 million (US) at the 2019 RBC Canadian Open, June 3-9 at the Hamilton Golf and Country Club in Hamilton, 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 the Golf Canada Foundation 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, Audi Canada, Acushnet, Steam Whistle, Levelwear, Golf Town, Coca-Cola, Tourism Hamilton, GolfTV, Magners/Blackthorn, and the Government of Canada. 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.
 

GOLF CANADA
Golf Canada is the National Sports Federation and governing body for golf in Canada representing 319,000 golfers and 1,400 member clubs across the country. A proud member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Golf Canada’s mission is to increase Canadian participation and excellence in golf. By investing in the growth of the sport and introducing more participants of all ages to the game, our vision is to be a world leader in golf. For more information about what Golf Canada is doing to support golf in your community, visit www.golfcanada.ca.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Dan Pino
Director, Communications 
Golf Canada
(416) 434-5525 (cell)
dpino@golfcanada.ca