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THE VANCOUVER GOLF CLUB SELECTED AS HOST VENUE FOR 2015 CANADIAN PACIFIC WOMEN’S OPEN

Canada’s National Women’s Open Championship returns to Vancouver area in 2015

Volunteer positions now available

Vancouver, B.C. (Golf Canada) – Canadian Pacific (CP) and Golf Canada are pleased to announce that The Vancouver Golf Club has been selected as the host venue for the 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.

The 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open will be contested August 17-23, 2015 with a prize purse of $2.25 million USD.

In 2012, Lydia Ko, the two-time reigning Canadian Women’s Open champion, captured her first LPGA Tour victory at The Vancouver Golf Club. The championship’s return marks the fourth time that the club will host the LPGA Tour including the (former) du Maurier Ltd Classic in 1988 and 1991.

“In partnership with CP, we are proud to announce that The Vancouver Golf Club has been selected to host the 2015 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open,” said Scott Simmons, Golf Canada’s Executive Director and CEO. “Vancouver is a world class city with passionate and knowledgeable golf fans which made for a hugely successful event when the club played host to our National Women’s Open Championship in 2012.”

The Vancouver Golf Club has a history of hosting premier provincial and national golf championships. Located in Coquitlam, 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver, the club is widely recognized as one of the finest venues in the Pacific Northwest and one of the most respected and historic private clubs in North America.

“Our membership it extremely excited and honoured to once again host the LPGA Tour’s finest players at the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open,” said Paul Batchelor, Host Club Volunteer Chair with The Vancouver Golf Club. “Our Club truly enjoyed hosting the 2012 Canadian Women’s Open, and we are thrilled to once again showcase our club and our classic golf course to the LPGA players and Canadian golf fans.”

As part of the announcement, Golf Canada and The Vancouver Golf Club announced a recruitment push to fill approximately 1,200 volunteer positions. Interested individuals can find out more at www.cpwomensopen.com.

The 2014 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open will be August 18 – 24, 2014 at the London Hunt & Country Club in London, Ont.

ABOUT THE 2014 CANADIAN PACIFIC WOMEN’S OPEN

The stars of the LPGA Tour will challenge for the inaugural Canadian Pacific Women’s Open from August 18-24 at the London Hunt and Country Club in London, Ont. The CP Women’s Open, Canada’s National Championship, is proudly sponsored by CP, Molson Canadian 67, TaylorMade adidas Golf, The Glenlivet, Four Points by Sheraton, London and CVS Controls LTD. For information on volunteer opportunities, tickets or corporate hospitality, visit www.CPwomensopen.com, or call 1-866-571-5742.

Source: Golf Canada

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