For Immediate Release:
August 18, 2015

CHAMPIONSHIP PRO-AM TEE TIMES SET FOR 2015 CANADIAN PACIFIC WOMEN’S OPEN

- 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:

Morning Tee Times

1st Tee10th Tee
7:15Mirim Lee7:15Gerina Piller
7:26Jessica Korda7:26Karrie Webb
7:37Morgan Pressel7:37Inbee Park
7:48Chella Choi7:48Alena Sharp
7:59Lorie Kane7:59Minjee Lee
8:10Natalie Gulbis8:10Azahara Munoz
8:21Christie Kerr8:21Lexi Thompson
8:32Cheyenne Woods8:32Ha Na Jang
8:43Lizette Salas8:43Brittany Lincicome
8:54Hyo Joo Kim8:54Jenny Shin
9:05Jennifer Kirby9:05Christina Kim
9:16Juli Inkster9:16Angela Stanford

Afternoon Tee Times

1st Tee10th Tee
12:15Sei Young Kim12:15Alison Lee
12:26Paula Creamer12:26Sue Kim
12:37Lydia Ko12:37Stacey Lewis
12:48Mi Hyang Lee12:48Michelle Wie
12:59So Yeon Ryu12:59Ilhee Lee
1:10Shanshan Feng1:10Suzann Pettersen
1:21Anna Nordqvist1:21Brooke Henderson
1:32Belen Mozo1:32Sandra Gal
1:43Brittany Lang1:43Amy Yang
1:54Mo Martin1:54Mika Miyazato
2:05Beatriz Recari2:05Ariya Jutanugarn
2:16Kim Kaufman2:16Charley 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.

Wednesday:
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

Player Interview Transcripts, Audio Files and Video:
Interview transcripts as well as audio MP3 files for all media interviews and scrums are available online here, while videos are available here.

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.

Broadcast Schedule:
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

  • Golf Channel: 3:00pm – 6:00pm PST / 6:00pm – 9:00pm EST
  • TSN2: 8:00pm – 11:00pm PST / 11pm – 2am EST
  • RDS2: 3:00pm – 6:00pm PST / 6pm – 9pm EST

Friday, Aug. 21 – Second Round Coverage

  • Golf Channel: 3:00pm – 6:00pm PST / 6:00pm – 9:00pm EST
  • TSN2: 8:00pm – 11:00pm PST / 11pm – 2am EST
  • RDS2: 3:00pm – 6:00pm PST / 6pm – 9pm EST

Saturday, Aug. 22 – Third Round Coverage

  • Golf Channel: 4:00pm – 7:00pm PST / 7:00pm – 10:00pm EST
  • TSN2: 8:00pm – 11:00pm PST / 11pm – 2am EST
  • RDS2: 4:00pm – 7:00pm PST / 7pm – 10pm EST

Sunday, Aug. 23 – Fourth Round Coverage

  • Golf Channel: 4:00pm – 7:00pm PST / 7:00pm – 10:00pm EST
  • TSN2: 4:00pm – 7:00pm PST / 7:00pm – 10:00pm EST
  • RDS2: 8:00pm –11:00pm PST / 11:00pm – 2:00am EST

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.

Tickets…
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
Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to eight major ports, including Vancouver and Montreal, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit www.cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of Canadian Pacific.

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.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Dan Pino
Director, Corporate Communications
Golf Canada
(p) 1-800-263-0009 ext. 406
(c) 416-434-5525
(e) dpino@golfcanada.ca

For enquiries please contact  info@golfcanada.ca
or call 1-866-571-LPGA (5742)