Royal Canadian Golf Association

Royal Canadian Golf Association

June 22, 2005 10:38 ET

RCGA MEN'S AMATEUR TEAM TO COMPETE AT PENGROWTH GLENCOE INVITATIONAL

National Men's Team training camp to run concurrently Attention: Sports Editor, Travel/Tourism Editor CALGARY--(CCNMatthews - June 22, 2005) - Eight members of the Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) National Men's Amateur Team are set to compete at the prestigious 2005 Pengrowth Glencoe Invitational at Glencoe Golf Club in Calgary from June 23-25.

Canadian Men's Amateur team members competing include local talent Ryan Yip of Calgary, Craig Doell of Victoria, James Allenby of Langley, B.C., Graham Delaet of Weyburn, Sask., Andrew Parr of London, Ont., Peter Laws of Mississauga, Ont., Marc-Andre Roy of Blainville, Que. and Marc Bourgeois of Dieppe, N.B.

The team will be in Calgary from June 23 - 26 with the camp held in conjunction with the Glencoe event. Conducting the camp the camp will be National Men's Amateur Team coach Henry Brunton and he will be assisted by team physiologist Dr. Greg Wells and team psychologist Dr. Dana Sinclair.

"This is a great way for our top players to come together and prepare for the upcoming season with a full week of training and high level competition," said Henry Brunton. "The Glencoe has become one of the most recognized national amateur events in the country and with the international players expected to attend, it should prove a solid test to challenge many of our top amateur players."

Due recent heavy rains the championship will be shortened to 36 holes beginning on Friday and will be played on the Meadows course at Glencoe Golf Club. Post-round results for the 2005 Pengrowth Glencoe Invitational can be found on the RCGA website at www.rcga.org.

ABOUT THE RCGA
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.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION
Erin Mathany
Junior Communications Coordinator
Royal Canadian Golf Association
Phone: 905-849-9700 ext. 232
Cell: 905-467-8738
emathany@rcga.org
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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