April 30, 2008 16:44 ET

RCGA Selects as Ticketing Agent for 2008 CN Canadian Women's Open

Grounds tickets and Championship Club Badges on sale Thursday, May 1 at 10 a.m.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 30, 2008) - CN and the Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) announced today that will serve as the official ticketing agent for the 2008 CN Canadian Women's Open, scheduled for August 11-17 at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club.

Tickets for the Canada's only LPGA Tour event go on sale Thursday, May 1 at 10 a.m. on-line through; by phone at 613-599-FANS or 877-788-FANS; and in person at the Scotiabank Place Box Office.

The 2008 CN Canadian Women's Open will take place coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club. The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) has been designated as the official charity of the 2008 CN Canadian Women's Open.

More information about the 2008 CN Canadian Women's Open is available online at or by calling 1-866-571-LPGA.


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The Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) is the governing body of golf in Canada, representing 377,000 members at 1,600 clubs across the country. Recognized by Sport Canada as the National Sports Organization (NSO) for golf in this country, the RCGA's mission is to grow participation in and passion for the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game. The RCGA conducts programs and services to help shape the future of golf in Canada. High performance athlete development, Rules of Golf and amateur status, handicapping and course rating, turfgrass and environmental research, the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum and CN Future Links, Canada's national junior golf program, are only some of the initiatives the association leads for golf in Canada. In addition, the RCGA conducts Canada's most prestigious golf championships. The RBC Canadian Open and CN Canadian Women's Open attract the best professional golfers in the world, while regional junior and national amateur championships showcase the best in Canadian golf. For further information on what the RCGA is doing to support golf in your community please visit

Contact Information

    Tom Gillis
    Royal Canadian Golf Association
    Dan Pino
    Director, Media and Public Relations
    Office: 1-800-263-0009 ext. 406
    Mobile: 416-434-5525