42 players to compete Monday in Final Qualifier at Point Grey Golf & Country Club for the final four spots into the field of the CPKC Women’s Open
Tournament week kicks off Monday, August 21 at Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club with Celebrity Pro-Am in support of the Golf Canada Foundation
Four additional Canadians earn exemption into Canada’s National Open Championship
Download the Golf Canada App for your full CPKC Women’s Open Tournament Experience; Media Guide & Player Performance Guide available.
CPKC WOMEN’S OPEN FINAL QUALIFIER SET FOR MONDAY…
A field of 42 golfers will be competing for the final four spots in the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open during Monday’s final qualifier being held at Point Grey Golf & Country Club with a 10:00 a.m. PT start. For tee times in Monday’s Final Qualifier, please click here.
FOUR CANADIAN AMATEURS EARN EXEMPTIONS INTO FIELD…
Canadian amateurs Vanessa Borovilos (Toronto, Ont.), Yeji Kwon (Port Coquitlam, B.C.), Ellie Szeryk (London, Ont.) and Sonja Tang (Vancouver, B.C.) have earned tournament exemptions, boosting the number of Canadians competing in the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open to 14.
2023 JUNIOR SKILLS CHALLENGE NATIONAL EVENT CONCLUDED SUNDAY
24 of Canada’s most skilled junior golfers competed in the 14th edition of Junior Skills Challenge on Sunday at Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club. The juniors competed in a three-part skills challenge consisting of putting, chipping, and driving across six divisions. The event is the culmination of more than 1,300 Junior Skills Challenge participants competing at 100 qualifying events across Canada. For full results click here.
CELEBRITY PRO-AM IN SUPPORT OF GOLF CANADA FOUNDATION…
Tournament week at the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open kicks off Monday with the Golf Canada Foundation Celebrity Pro-Am. 18 groups will tee off in a shotgun format beginning at 12:30 p.m. PT. The field will consist of professionals, amateurs and celebrities with funds being raised for the Golf Canada Foundation.
CPKC WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT SET FOR TUESDAY
Golf Canada and CPKC will host the sixth annual CPKC Women’s Leadership Summit on Tuesday, August 22 at nearby Marine Drive Golf Club as part of the weeklong excitement of the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open. The CPKC Women’s Leadership Summit will bring together like-minded businesspeople from across the country for a day of networking, empowerment, and philanthropy. The Summit will also raise awareness for the CPKC Women’s Open, with attendees receiving access to the tournament during the week and participating in clinics.
GOLF CANADA TO HOST CLINIC FOR INDIGENOUS YOUTH WITH SPECIAL GUEST ROSE ZHANG
Golf Canada has connected with its First Tee network in the Vancouver area to provide children with a unique opportunity to join a golf clinic with LPGA Tour global rising star Rose Zhang. The clinic will take place at nearby Musqueam Golf and Learning Centre from 10:00am to 12:30 p.m. PT with Zhang joining the group from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. PT to showcase her game and answer questions from the group. Participants will then break up into three groups to develop their golf and life skills through First Tee – Golf Canada’s youth development program providing accessible and welcoming introductions to golf, along with life-enhancing experiences through the sport. First Tee – BC has been delivering programming to youth at the Musqueam Golf and Learning Centre since 2021, as well as golf courses, schools, and community centres across the province.
CPKC HAS HEART CAMPAIGN TO BENEFIT BC CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION…
CPKC and Golf Canada are proud to support the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation as the primary charitable beneficiary for the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open. Among the charitable engagements tournament week will be the Birdies for Heart hole on no. 16 at Shaughnessy with a $5,000 donation made for every birdie made on the hole during the four rounds of the competition. In addition, CPKC is also proud to support a community beneficiary in Royal Inland Hospital Foundation in support of cardiac care. In nine years of title sponsorship of the CPKC Women’s Open, more than $16 million has been raised to support children’s heart health in the event’s host communities.
CPKC WOMEN’S OPEN – MEDIA GUIDE & PLAYER PERFORMANCE GUIDE
Below are links to the CPKC Women’s Open Media Guide as well as the all-time Player Performance Guide:
MOBILE APP EXPERIENCE…
Experience the CPKC Women’s Open like never before by downloading the Golf Canada Mobile App on your iOS or Android device. Essential features include a live map, leaderboard & pairings, tickets, breaking news, and special events. Plus, use the Golf Canada Mobile App to enhance your experience while playing! Find golf courses, track your game, set up matches against friends, access GPS yardages and more. Click here to download.
FIELD FOR THE 2023 CPKC WOMEN’S OPEN…
Click here for the full current list of competitors competing in the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open, August 22-27 at Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club in Vancouver.
Tickets for the 2023 CPKC Women’s Open are available here. Children aged 12-and-under get free admission with a ticketed adult.
ABOUT THE CPKC WOMEN’S OPEN
The stars of the LPGA Tour will challenge for the CPKC Women’s Open from August 22-27, 2023, at the Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club in Vancouver, B.C. Through its CPKC Has Heart program, title sponsor CPKC will once again make a substantial donation to the host community of Canada’s National Open Golf Championship by supporting the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation. The 2023 CPKC Women’s Open is proudly sponsored by CPKC, BDO, Audi, RBC, theScore, Levelwear, Transitions, Titleist, FootJoy, Journie Rewards, Hilton, Sleeman Clear 2.0, Think Turkey, The Keg, Johnsonville, Cayman Islands, Masi, Celebrity Cruises, STALK&BARREL, Matt & Steve’s, Coca-Cola, Rolex and is supported by Sport Hosting Vancouver, the Province of British Columbia, and the Government of Canada.
For information visit www.cpkcwomensopen.com.