Royal Canadian Golf Association

Royal Canadian Golf Association

September 15, 2005 16:47 ET

BOB PANASIK TO BE ENSHRINED INTO CANADIAN GOLF HALL OF FAME THIS WEE

Former PGA Tour competitor, National Champion to be celebrated in his hometown Attention: Sports Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor OAKVILLE--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 15, 2005) -

WHO: Robert (Bob) Panasik
WHAT: Canadian Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Reception
WHEN: September 17, 2005
5:00 - 7:00 pm
*Ceremony to commence at 5:45 pm
WHERE: Essex Golf & Country Club
Windsor, Ontario

At 15 Bob Panasik played in the Canadian Open Championship. When he made the cut to stay for all four rounds he made history as well. In the 48 years since that event no younger player has made the cut at a PGA Tour event. But his career did not stop there. Bob has spent all his life committed to the game of golf and competitive play. A Canadian Junior Champion in 1958 through to CPGA Super Senior Champion in 2003, Bob claimed several tournaments along the way, including 12 provincial titles, 2 CPGA Championships, 3 CPGA Senior Championships and played his way into nine US Opens and 3 Canadian World Cup Teams.

About the Royal Canadian Golf Association
The Royal Canadian Golf Association is the governing body of golf in Canada, representing close to 400,000 members nationwide. In addition to providing core services such as the Rules of Golf, handicapping, support of turfgrass and environmental research, and BMO Financial Group Future Links, Canada's national junior golf program and supporting the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum, the RCGA also conducts Canada's most prestigious golf championships. The Bell Canadian Open and BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Open attract the best professional golfers in the world, while six regional junior championships, 10 national amateur championships and the BMO Financial Group Canadian Women's Tour showcase the best of Canadian golf. For more information please visit www.rcga.org.

For Further Information Please Contact:

Karen Hewson
Director, Canadian Golf Hall of Fame
1-800-263-0009 ext. 213
Mobile: (905)-464-2744
IN: SPORTS

Contact Information

  • Erin Mathany, Jr. Communications Coordinator, Royal Canadian Golf Association
    Primary Phone: 905-849-9700 ext. 232
    Toll-Free: 800-263-0009
    E-mail: emathany@rcga.org