For Immediate Release:
August 23, 2016
News and notes from Priddis Green Golf and Country Club for Tuesday, August 23rd
CALGARY – With the opening-round of the $2.25 million (US) CP Women’s Open less than two days away, tournament week at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club continues to showcase the finest in women’s professional golf.
Wednesday, August 24 is Championship Pro-Am Day, as 48 professionals will entertain amateurs beginning at 7:15 am MDT.
Click here for starting times for the Wednesday Championship Pro-Am.
Media Centre Interview Times
The following interviews will take place in the media centre onsite at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club. All times are MDT.
Alena Sharp – 11:30 am
LPGA commissioner Michael Whan: 11:45 am
Priddis Green Golf & Country Club Superintendent James Beebe – 1:00 pm
Lydia Ko – 2:15 pm
Brooke Henderson: 3:00 pm
PAIRING AND START TIMES – ROUND 1&2:
Pairings for the first and second rounds of the 2016 CP Women’s Open are available here.
LORIE KANE INDUCTED INTO CANADIAN GOLF HALL OF FAME
Lorie Kane was officially inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame Tuesday evening. Click here for a transcript of her press conference.
PLAYER INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTS, AUDIO FILES AND VIDEO
Interview transcripts, audio MP3 files, as well as downloadable royalty-free images and broadcast quality videos for all media interviews and scrums will be available online here.
|Thursday, August 25||Golf Channel & TSN2||4 p.m. – 7 p.m.|
|RDS2||4 p.m. – 7 p.m.|
|Friday, August 26||Golf Channel & TSN2||4 p.m. – 7 p.m.|
|RDS2||4 p.m. – 7 p.m.|
|Saturday, August 27||Golf Channel & TSN3||1 p.m. – 4 p.m.|
|RDS Info||1 p.m. – 4 p.m.|
|Sunday, August 28||Golf Channel & TSN3||1 p.m. – 4 p.m.|
|RDS2 (Tape delay)||5 p.m. – 8 p.m.|
2016 MEDIA GUIDE
Media can download the 2016 CP Women’s Open Media Guide for complete statistics, records and historical information.
Media are reminded that the media information package for the 2016 CP Women’s Open, including tournament information and Media Centre Temporary Gate Pass(es), has been sent. Individuals who have not yet received their packages, or those wishing to apply for media credentials, must contact Terry Lenyk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FREE ADMISSION FOR JUNIORS AND FIRST RESPONDERS
Golf Canada and CP are proud to offer free admission to the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open to any spectator aged 17-and-under. The free junior pass is available here.
Parents of juniors can take advantage of discounted tickets by using the promotional code JUNIOR and clicking here.
As a small token of appreciation for all the valued work they do in the communities they serve, we’ve also extended a complimentary invitation to the CP Women’s Open to all Southern Alberta First Responders and their families.
|Juniors – 17 & Under||Free|
|Early Week (Mon-Wed)||$10.50|
|Anyday Grounds (Thurs-Sun)||$31.50|
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.
ABOUT THE 2016 CP WOMEN’S OPEN
The stars of the LPGA Tour will challenge for the CP Women’s Open from August 22-28, 2016 at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club in Priddis, Alta. The CP 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, AutoCanada, Corby Distilleries Ltd., Delta Calgary South, Artisan Wines, Coca-Cola, Tourism Calgary, Telus and CVS Controls Ltd. 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 $6 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 a low-cost provider that 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 Federation and governing body for golf in Canada representing close to 305,000 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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