OAKVILLE, ON, July 25, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Professional and award-winning golfer Jim Herman will be attending this year's RBC Canadian Open Tournament. As a part of the annual PGA Tour, the RBC Canadian Open tournament will feature the highest-ranking pro-golfers. The tournament offers 500 FedExCup points with a purse of $6,000,000.
The 2017 RBC Canadian Open will be held on July 24th to the 30th at the Glen Abbey Golf Club, located in Oakville, Ontario. Practice rounds will begin on July 25th with the first tournament round starting at 7:00AM on July 27th. All patron tickets are offered as single day tickets or full week passes. The RBC Canadian Open's title sponsor is RBC for 2017, with the premier and platinum sponsors as Shaw and BMW, respectively.
The Canadian Open is also proud to serve the community by contributing to charities, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada as the official charity of the tournament. Since coming on board as title sponsor of the RBC Canadian Open in 2008, RBC along with Golf Canada have raised $8.78 million for charitable organizations across Canada. Throughout its history, Canada's National Open Championship has generated more than $50 million in charitable proceeds for important causes.
Jim Herman began playing golf when he was 9 years old and by 12 would play from dawn to dusk. After receiving a generous sponsorship because of his skills, Herman turned pro in 2000. With numerous awards and placements under his belt, he received his first PGD Tour victory in 2016 at the Shell Houston Open. Herman is known from using Presidential dollar gold coins to mark his ball on the green.
About RBC Canadian Open: Part of the FedExCup, stars of the PGA TOUR will compete for $6 million (US) at the RBC Canadian Open, July 24-30, 2017 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont. Conducted by Golf Canada for more than a century, the RBC Canadian Open provides an opportunity for Canada's top talents to compete against the world's best golfers while also leaving a significant impact in the event's host community. The RBC Canadian Open is proud to support Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada as the event's official charity partner. Established in 1904, Canada's national open golf championship is the third-oldest national open golf championship worldwide next to the British Open and the U.S. Open. The RBC Canadian Open is proudly sponsored by RBC, Shaw, BMW Group Canada, Coors Light, ZTE, WestJet, Levelwear, Boston Pizza, Ballantine's, Toronto Star, FootJoy, Coca-Cola, Metrolinx, Commissionaires, the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and Ontario 150. For tickets or tournament information, please visit www.rbccanadianopen.com
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