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Pairings announced for the first two rounds of the 2022 RBC Canadian Open

Media Centre interview schedule released for Wednesday, June 8

Toronto, Ont. – The start times for the 2022 RBC Canadian Open Championship Pro-Am at St. George’s Golf & Country Club for Wednesday, June 8 have been released.
 
The event will see 104 professional golfers take to the renowned St. George’s Golf & Country Club to entertain a field of 208 amateurs as part of the PGA TOUR’s ‘Nine and Nine’ Pro-Am format where amateur participants will play nine holes each with a pair of PGA TOUR professionals. Click here for player start times.
 
OPENING CEREMONY
The Opening Ceremony for the 2022 RBC Canadian Open will take place at 6:15 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at the First Tee Grandstand at St. George’s Golf and Country Club. Representatives from RBC and Golf Canada will deliver opening remarks along with a blessing from Elder Kim Wheatley. The National Anthem will be performed by First Up RBCxMusic featured artist Zenesoul, and the Canadian Forces SkyHawks will deliver the ceremonial ball to St. George’s Golf & Country Club as the official kick-off to the 111th playing of Canada’s National Men’s Open Championship.
 
PRESS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8
The following interviews are confirmed to take place in the Media Centre onsite at St. George’s Golf & Country Club on Wednesday, June 8:
 
Corey Conners – after 6:40 a.m. pro-am**
Justin Thomas – after 7 a.m. pro-am*
Scottie Scheffler – after 7:02 a.m. pro-am**
Mackenzie Hughes – after 8:30 a.m. pro-am**
Rory McIlroy – after 7:11 a.m. pro-am***
 
* = starting on No. 1 (8 holes)
** = starting on No. 9 (10 holes)
*** = playing all 18 holes
 
PAIRINGS ANNOUNCED FOR FIRST TWO ROUNDS OF THE RBC CANADIAN OPEN
Pairings and start times for the opening two rounds of the 111th playing of Canada’s National Men’s Open Championship on Thursday, June 9 and Friday, June 10 are now available online here
 
GOLF CANADA WALK WITH A PRO
Golf Canada is welcoming several Youth on Course participants and local junior golfers to the 2022 RBC Canadian Open to join PGA TOUR professionals on The Rink hole No. 16 during Wednesday’s Championship Pro-Am. “Walk with a Pro” offers youth the chance of a lifetime – to carry a professional’s putter or bag and maybe even take the pro’s first putt.
 
 2022 MEDIA GUIDE AND PLAYER PERFORMANCE BOOK:
Media can also download the 2022 RBC Canadian Open Media Guide for complete stats, records and historical information. Media can also download the 2019 RBC Canadian Open Player Performance Book which details individual player statistics from 1904-2019. Tournament notes can be found on the PGA TOUR virtual media centre here.
 
BROADCAST COVERAGE:
The following are broadcast times for the 2022 RBC Canadian Open:
 
Thursday, June 9th          3:00pm – 6:00pm (TSN1/4/5; RDS; GOLF)
Friday, June 10th             3:00pm – 6:00pm (TSN1/3; RDS; GOLF)
Saturday, June 11th         1:00pm – 3:00pm (GOLF) | 3:00pm – 6:00pm (CTV; TSN1; RDS; CBS)
Sunday, June 12th           1:00pm – 3:00pm (GOLF) | 3:00pm – 6:00pm (CTV; TSN1; RDS; CBS)
 
MOBILE APP EXPERIENCE
Experience the RBC Canadian Open like never before by downloading the Golf Canada Mobile App on your iOS or Android device. Essential features include a live map, mobile ordering, leaderboard & pairings, tickets, breaking news and special events. Plus, use the Golf Canada Mobile App to enhance your experience while playing! Find golf courses, track your game, set up matches against friends, access GPS yardages and more. Click here to download.
 
THE OPEN QUALIFYING
The 2022 RBC Canadian Open is also part of The Open Championship Qualifying Series. The top-2 finishers at the RBC Canadian Open (not otherwise exempt) earn a spot in the field of The 150th Open Championship, July 10-17, 2022, at St Andrews in Fife, Scotland.
 
PHOTOS
Photos from the 2022 RBC Canadian Open are available for editorial purposes. Please contact Sarah Marcucci for access to download in high-resolution.

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Media Contacts: 

Dan Pino
Senior Director, Communications
Golf Canada
C: 416-434-5525
E: dpino@golfcanada.ca

Sarah Marcucci
Manager, Communications
Golf Canada
C: 905-330-7997
E: smarcucci@golfcanada.ca