Great Waterway Classic Added to 2013 PGA Tour Canada Schedule

By Community | February 14, 2013

The Great Waterway Classic has been added to the 2013 PGA TOUR Canada schedule.

The event will take place August 19-25 at Upper Canada Golf Course in Morrisburg, viagra order ON.

The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) will be the host organization conducting the event, there which will see players deep in the race for the five Tour cards that will be handed out at the end of the season.

“We’re extremely pleased to add The Great Waterway Classic to this year’s schedule, viagra 40mg ” said PGA TOUR Canada President, Jeff Monday. “This tournament is going to showcase some of the great golf in the region, and the players will be spoiled by the area’s activities and scenery.”

Laced together by the sparkling St. Lawrence River, Rideau Canal, Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario, this stunning region serves up all the ingredients of a perfect golf getaway. On its shores you’ll find fascinating history, quaint villages, inspring art, live theatre and gastronomic delights at every turn. On its waters, enjoy world-class sailing, scuba diving, pristine beaches and leisurely cruises.

“The Great Waterway Tourism Region is pleased to be back for a second year as the title sponsor of The Great Waterway Classic,” said Stephen Paul, Chair of The Great Waterway. “We are excited to be partnering with PGA TOUR Canada and the Canadian Junior Golf Association to produce an event that will highlight our beautiful region and our fabulous golf courses.  This year promises to be even bigger and better and will most definitely be the highlight of the golf season in The Great Waterway.”

As part of the CJGA’s management of the event, a select number of junior golfers will gain entry into the tournament through a series of qualifiers across Canada.

The CJGA operates a competitive development program that focuses on all areas of the sport including clinics, tournaments, mentoring programs with Tour professionals and sending teams to represent the CJGA and Canada in international competition.

“The CJGA is delighted to be involved with The Great Waterway Classic and to be affiliated with the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Canada,” said Brad Parkins, Chief Operations Officer of the CJGA.  “Bringing a first class event to The Great Waterway Region will showcase not only the some of the TOUR’s top players, but it will enable some of the country’s top junior players to gain an invaluable experience during tournament week.”