Inaugural Golf Competition at the Pan Am Games

MARKHAM, ON, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - For the first time ever, 16 Pan American countries will vie for medals in golf. Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, renowned for conducting major tournament events has been awarded host venue duties.

You are cordially invited to attend a press conference on Friday, July 10, beginning at 1:00 p.m. on the Terrace of the Angus Glen Clubhouse. At that time you will learn all about the Golf Competition that results in Pan Am Medals, a prestigious symbol of patriotic glory.

Guest speakers and agenda:

Golf Competition - Jim Clark Chairman, Golf Competition
Golf Venue - Chris Neale, VP and General Manager
Golf course set up - Adam Helmer, Golf Canada
Team Canada - Jeff Thompson, Golf Canada
Members of Team Canada as available - Brooke Henderson, Lorie Kane, Austin Connelly and Garrett Rank

About the course

Angus Glen Golf Club, celebrating its 20th anniversary with the official grand re-opening of the renovated South Course, has hosted the 2001 BMO Canadian Women's Open, 2002 Bell Canadian Open and the 2014 World Junior Girls Championship.

The $6 million renovation was conducted by the award-winning golf architectural firm MacKenzie & Ebert. The architects have advised on an impressive list of world class courses such as Turnberry, Royal St. Georges, Royal Lytham & St. Annes, and more.

Angus Glen's new south course is the perfect site to host the 2015 Pan Am Tournament. With its playable level of competitive difficulty, the convenient location in Markham has easy access to downtown Toronto. The clubhouse also features the first of its kind Nike-exclusive Pro Shop.

SOURCE Angus Glen Golf Club

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Ontario Tee Times
VinceK@OntarioTeeTimes.com
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