For Immediate Release:
August 18, 2015
- News and notes from The Vancouver Golf Club for Tuesday, August 18 -
Coquitlam, B.C. (Golf Canada) – With the opening-round of the $2.25 million (US) Canadian Pacific Women’s Open less than two days away, tournament week at The Vancouver Golf Club continues to showcase the finest in women’s professional golf.
Wednesday, August 19 is Championship Pro-Am Day as 48 professionals will entertain amateurs at The Vancouver Golf Club beginning at 7:15 am PDT. Below are pro starting times for the Wednesday Championship Pro-Am:
|1st Tee||10th Tee|
|7:15||Mirim Lee||7:15||Gerina Piller|
|7:26||Jessica Korda||7:26||Karrie Webb|
|7:37||Morgan Pressel||7:37||Inbee Park|
|7:48||Chella Choi||7:48||Alena Sharp|
|7:59||Lorie Kane||7:59||Minjee Lee|
|8:10||Natalie Gulbis||8:10||Azahara Munoz|
|8:21||Christie Kerr||8:21||Lexi Thompson|
|8:32||Cheyenne Woods||8:32||Ha Na Jang|
|8:43||Lizette Salas||8:43||Brittany Lincicome|
|8:54||Hyo Joo Kim||8:54||Jenny Shin|
|9:05||Jennifer Kirby||9:05||Christina Kim|
|9:16||Juli Inkster||9:16||Angela Stanford|
|1st Tee||10th Tee|
|12:15||Sei Young Kim||12:15||Alison Lee|
|12:26||Paula Creamer||12:26||Sue Kim|
|12:37||Lydia Ko||12:37||Stacey Lewis|
|12:48||Mi Hyang Lee||12:48||Michelle Wie|
|12:59||So Yeon Ryu||12:59||Ilhee Lee|
|1:10||Shanshan Feng||1:10||Suzann Pettersen|
|1:21||Anna Nordqvist||1:21||Brooke Henderson|
|1:32||Belen Mozo||1:32||Sandra Gal|
|1:43||Brittany Lang||1:43||Amy Yang|
|1:54||Mo Martin||1:54||Mika Miyazato|
|2:05||Beatriz Recari||2:05||Ariya Jutanugarn|
|2:16||Kim Kaufman||2:16||Charley Hull|
Media Centre Interview Times & Streaming:
The following interviews will take place in the media centre onsite at The Vancouver Golf Club. All times are PDT.
Media not onsite may stream the media centre interviews live by clicking here during scheduled interview times.
Lydia Ko – 11:15am
So Yeon Ryu - 11:40 am
Inbee Park – 12:45 pm
The Vancouver Golf Club Superintendent David Kennedy – 1 pm
Alena Sharp – 1:15 pm
Pairing And Start Times – Round 1&2:
Pairings for the first and second rounds of the 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open are available here.
Canadian Pacific Women’s Open Media Guide:
Download the 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open Media Guide by clicking here.
See below for the broadcast schedule for the 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open. The schedule is subject to change.
Thursday, Aug. 20 – First Round Coverage
Friday, Aug. 21 – Second Round Coverage
Saturday, Aug. 22 – Third Round Coverage
Sunday, Aug. 23 – Fourth Round Coverage
What To Do Onsite
The Canadian Pacific Women's Open offers something for everyone to do onsite. Fun and interactive partner programs enhance the fan experience and add to the prestige of Canada's National Open Championship. For a full listing of all the activities taking place at The Vancouver Golf Club during tournament week, click here.
CP Has Heart Campaign in Support of BC Children’s Hospital:
The Canadian Pacific Women’s Open is proud to name BC Children’s Hospital as the official tournament charity for 2015. CP and BC Children’s Hospital Foundation have partnered at a variety of events to help raise funds and awareness for the amazing care being given to children across the Province.
Funds raised this year will be dedicated to the pediatric cardiology research program at BC Children’s Hospital. Heart defects and disease are all too common - even among the youngest of children. Last year alone, 378 children were born with heart defects in BC. In 2014, BC Children’s cardiac surgeons performed 337 heart procedures, including 201 open heart surgeries.
To find out more about the fundraising activities leading up and during tournament week, click here.
Free Admission for Juniors…
Golf Canada and CP are proud to offer free admission to the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open to any spectator aged 17 and under.
Juniors – 17 & Under Free
Early Week (Mon-Wed) $15
Anyday Grounds (Thurs-Sun) $40
Weekly (Mon-Sun) $100
Clubhouse Badge Single $175
Clubhouse Badge Twosome $300
Clubhouse Badge Foursome $550
First conducted in 1973, Canada’s National Women’s Open Championship has allowed the brightest stars of the LPGA Tour to shine on Canadian soil and inspire the nation’s next generation of female golfers.
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ABOUT THE 2015 CANADIAN PACIFIC WOMEN’S OPEN
The stars of the LPGA Tour will challenge for the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open from August 17-23 at The Vancouver Golf Club in Coquitlam, B.C. The Canadian Pacific Women’s Open is proud to name BC Children’s Hospital as the official tournament charity for 2015. Funds raised will be dedicated to the pediatric cardiology research program and are being matched by Canadian Pacific (CP) through its CP Has Heart community program. The Canadian Pacific Women’s Open, Canada’s National Women’s Open Golf Championship, is proudly sponsored by Canadian Pacific, RBC, WestJet, Molson Canadian 67, TaylorMade adidas Golf, Shaw, TY KU, Santa Carolina Wines, Coca-Cola, Executive Hotels & Resorts, Ford Motor Company, CVS Controls LTD, Sony and the City of Coquitlam. For information on volunteer opportunities, tickets or corporate hospitality, visit www.CPwomensopen.com, or call 1-866-571-5742.
ABOUT CP HAS HEART
At CP, we know that a railroad may serve as the arteries of a nation, but at its heart is community. That’s why, through CP Has Heart, we’ve already committed more than $5 million dollars to help improve the heart health of men, women and children across North America. And along the way, we're showing heart whenever we can. Find out more on www.cpr.ca or @CPhasHeart.
ABOUT CANADIAN PACIFIC
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GOLF CANADA – LOVE THE GAME. GROW THE GAME.
Golf Canada is the National Sports Organization and governing body for golf in Canada representing close to 310,000 golfers at more than 1,400 member clubs across the country. A proud member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Golf Canada’s mission is to grow participation, excellence and passion in the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game. By investing in the growth of the sport and introducing more participants of all ages to the game, our goal is to be relevant to and respected by all Canadian golf enthusiasts from coast to coast. For more information about what Golf Canada is doing to support golf in your community, visit www.golfcanada.ca.
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