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Golf Canada – Pairings announced for first two rounds of 2019 RBC Canadian Open 

Media Centre interview schedule released for Wednesday, June 5 

Interview transcripts from Tuesday, June 4 including PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan and the 2019 Canadian Golf Hall of Fame Induction Celebration are available online

 HAMILTON, Ont. – The start times for the 2019 RBC Canadian Open Championship Pro-Am at Hamilton Golf & Country Club for Wednesday, June 5 have been released.

The event will see 104 professional golfers take to the renowned Hamilton course to entertain a field of 204 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 pairings and start times.

As well, the pairings and start times for the opening two rounds of the 110th playing of Canada’s National Open Championship on Thursday, June 6 and Friday, June 7 are now available online here.  

PRESS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

The following interviews will take place in the Media Centre onsite at Hamilton Golf & Country Club on Wednesday, June 5:

Dustin Johnson – After 7:00 a.m. Pro-Am (9 holes)
Brooks Koepka – After 7:10 a.m. Pro-Am (9 holes)
Rory McIlroy – After 7:20 a.m. Pro-Am (9 holes)
Adam Hadwin – After 9:00 a.m. Pro-Am (9 holes)
Corey Conners – 12:00 p.m.

INTERVIEW VIDEO, AUDIO AND TRANSCRIPTS FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 4

Interview, audio and transcripts for the following players and events from Tuesday, June 4 are available here and video is available here. Please note the videos are unedited, uncut and broadcast-quality.

·         PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan

·         Justin Thomas

·         Mackenzie Hughes

·         Canadian Golf Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SOLD OUT

Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 at the RBC Canadian Open have been officially sold out. Grounds passes for those days include access to the RBCxMusic Concert Series, featuring Florida Georgia Line and The Glorious Sons on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

GOLF CANADA WALK WITH A PRO

Golf Canada is welcoming a number of junior golfers to the 2019 RBC Canadian Open to join PGA TOUR professionals on hole No. 13, #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.

2019 MEDIA GUIDE AND PLAYER PERFORMANCE BOOK:

Media can also download the 2019 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 1904-2017.

BROADCAST COVERAGE:

The following are broadcast times for the 2019 RBC Canadian Open:

Thursday, June 6

–       7:00am – 8:30am:  Twitter

–       7:00am – 3:00pm:  GOLFTV

–       3:00pm – 6:00pm:  Golf Channel/TSN/RDS

Friday, June 7

–       7:00am – 8:30am:  Twitter

–       7:00am – 3:00pm:  GOLFTV

–       3:00pm – 6:00pm:  Golf Channel/TSN/RDS

Saturday, June 8

–       8:30am – 9:45am:  Twitter

–       8:30am – 3:00pm:  GOLFTV

–       1:00pm – 2:45pm:  Golf Channel

–       3:00pm – 6:00pm:  CBS/TSN/CTV2/RDS

Sunday, June 9

–       8:30am – 9:45am:  Twitter

–       8:30am – 3:00pm:  GOLFTV

–       1:00pm – 2:45pm:  Golf Channel

–       3:00pm – 6:00pm:  CBS/TSN/CTV2/RDS

TICKETS:

Grounds tickets for the 2019 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 http://www.rbccanadianopen.com/.  

ABOUT THE RBC CANADIAN OPEN

Part of the FedExCup, stars of the PGA TOUR will compete for $7.6 million (US) at the 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, Acushnet, Steam Whistle, Levelwear, Golf Town, Coca-Cola, the City of Hamilton and the Government of Canada. For tickets or tournament information, please visit http://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:

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