Events in Oakville

2017 RBC Canadian Open

Monday, July 24, 2017 - Sunday, July 30, 2017
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Glen Abbey Golf Club

Golf Canada and RBC are pleased to announce that Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont., has been selected to host the 2017 RBC Canadian Open.

The Jack Nicklaus-designed layout in Oakville, Ont., will host Canada’s National Men’s Open Championship for a record 29th time. The 2017 RBC Canadian Open will mark a consecutive run of three years at the venerable Glen Abbey Golf Club. This began in 2015, when Jason Day was crowned the RBC Canadian Open champion. The world no. 1 ranked Australian narrowly edged out Bubba Watson, along with 54-hole leader David Hearn of Brantford, Ont., who finished alone in third.

The 2017 edition will welcome the stars of the PGA Tour from July 24 to July 30.

Designed by golf legend Jack Nicklaus, a seven-time runner-up at the event, Glen Abbey is one of Canada’s most famous golf courses.

The return to Glen Abbey through 2017 marks the first time since 1998, 1999 and 2000 that the renowned club has hosted three consecutive RBC Canadian Opens. The golf club also hosted back-to-back championships in 2008 and 2009.

Schedule:

-Mon., July 24: Canada Day Pro-Am

-Tues., July 25: Hall of Fame Induction & Official Opening Ceremony (featuring golf legend Jack Nicklaus), Practice Rounds

-Wed., July 26: Championship Pro-Am

-Thurs., July 27: Round 1

-Fri., July 28: Red & White Day (to support our Canadian golfers), Round 2

-Sat., July 29: Canadian Armed Forces Day, Round 3

-Sun., July 30: Round 4

-Free admission for kids 17 and under

Participating Players

More than 145 players are expected to participate in this year’s RBC Canadian Open, including the following:

Hugo Bernard (CDN)*
Joel Dahmen
Graham DeLaet (CDN)
Jared du Toit (CDN)
Ernie Els
Tony Finau
Brad Fritsch (CDN)
Jim Furyk
Adam Hadwin (CDN)
David Hearn (CDN)
Matt Hill (CDN)
Mackenzie Hughes (CDN)
Austin James (CDN)*
Dustin Johnson
Si Woo Kim
Matt Kuchar
Hunter Mahan
Graeme McDowell
Ryan Palmer
Bryn Parry (CDN)
Ian Poulter
Garrett Rank (CDN)*
Brandt Snedeker
J.J. Spaun
Kyle Stanley
Nick Taylor (CDN)
Jhonattan Vegas
Bubba Watson
Mike Weir (CDN)

*Denotes an amateur player, (CDN) denotes a Canadian player

For a full list of participants, click here.

Happy Birthday, Canada!

To commemorate 150 years of Canadian Confederation, the 7th hole has been transformed into The Rink, a fan experience that includes hockey boards, a Zamboni and more!

For more information, please visit rbccanadianopen.com.

 


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