It was revealed today that the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community will play host to one of the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s Qualifying Tournaments for each of the next five seasons.
Having played host to qualifying tournaments for the last two years, the Graham Cooke design in Courtenay, British Columbia will be the site of a 2016 qualifier on May 2-6.
In a press release the Mackenzie Tour shared that the qualifying dates and sites as well as the qualifying format will be announced in the coming weeks.
“Crown Isle has proven itself to be both a welcoming host facility and a tremendous test for players to earn status on the Mackenzie Tour, wand we’re thrilled to be holding qualifying there for the next five years. We eagerly look forward to seeing the next generation of players get their start at Crown Isle each year,” said Mackenzie Tour President, Jeff Monday.
With a temperate climate on Vancouver Island, Crown Isle has proven to a perfect locale to start the Canadian Mackenzie Tour schedule.
“Crown Isle is thrilled to be chosen as the host course for the Mackenzie Tour’s Canadian Qualifier for the next five years. Our associates, members and golf community look forward to this annual event, showcasing our golf facility and our beautiful Comox Valley,” said Rod Prieto, Director of Golf. “We look forward to this long term relationship with the Mackenzie Tour as a unique opportunity for residents and visitors of the Comox Valley to experience golf at one of its highest levels of competition.”
The entire Mackenzie Tour schedule for 2016 will be released early in the year, according to officials.