ACTON, ON, Jan. 24 /CNW/ - Mr. Lube and the Canadian PGA announced today
that their schedule and venue for the 2011 Mr. Lube Tournament for Life
and Canadian PGA Seniors' Championship are set for July 5, 6, 7 & 8 at
the beautiful King's Riding Golf Club in King City, Ontario.
Building on an impressive first year as partners, Mr. Lube and the
Canadian PGA will continue to enhance the Pro-Am and Championship
experience for all competitors - amateur and professional.
"We are extremely proud of our partnership with the Canadian PGA.
Through our close working relationship, we are able to both support the
community and also give back to a worthy cause, " said Stuart Suls,
President & Chief Operating Officer of Mr. Lube Canada. "Our goal is to
ensure that this event is recognized as one of the greatest Pro-Am
events in the country."
In 2010, Jim Rutledge of Victoria, BC broke the tournament scoring
record with an incredible performance of 17-under for the 54-hole
National Championship and a ten shot victory. Canadian Golf Hall of
Famer Dave Barr of Kelowna, BC finished in 2nd place and recent
Champions Tour Winner Rod Spittle of Niagara Falls, ON finished alone
in 3rd place.
The Mr. Lube - Canadian PGA Seniors' Championship will once again kick
off on July 5 with the Mr. Lube Tournament for Life for Pro-Am, an
annual charity event in support of prostate cancer research and
education. "The goal of the Mr. Lube Tournament for Life Pro-Am is to
raise awareness for this important cause," said Suls. "We look forward
to creating another world class experience for our players and
Every group in the Mr. Lube Tournament for Life will be paired with a
Canadian PGA Senior Professional. In addition, the `Legends of Golf
Clinic' will showcase a handful of Canada's greatest senior players and
Hall of Famers as they will entertain and educate guests after their
The King's Riding Golf Club, designed by Thomas McBroom, is no stranger
to hosting Canadian PGA National Championships, having hosted the 2000
Canadian PGA Championship won by Chad Wright.
Player announcements will be made in the weeks leading up to the
About the Canadian PGA:
Established in 1911 and the second oldest professional golf association
in the world, the Canadian Professional Golfers' Association is a
non-profit Association comprised of 3,700 golf professionals across the
country. The Association's mandate is to develop, promote and support
our Members as experts in the game and business of golf and, in so
doing, serve both its Members' needs and those of the golfing public
through the Association's varied programs and events. The Association
consists of the National Office located in Acton, Ontario and nine Zone
Offices across the country. For more information please visit www.cpga.com.
About Mr. Lube:
Mr. Lube Canada is Canada's leading quick lube provider in the
automotive routine maintenance category with 101 locations across
Canada. Founded in 1976, Mr. Lube Canada has served over 35 million
customers in its 35 year history. Headquartered in Delta, BC, the
company also has a regional office in Mississauga, Ontario to support
its national franchise network. For more information visit www.mrlube.com.
SOURCE Mr. Lube Canada
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|Georgia Dahle |
Director, Corporate Communications
Mr. Lube Canada
Phone: 604 418 4755
Director of Business Development & Brand
Tel: 1.800.782.5764 ext 232
Director of Communications & Marketing
Tel: 1.800.782.5764 ext 234