The full list of sponsors’ exemptions has been announced for the next week’s Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada National Capital Open to Support Our Troops. The golf tournament gets underway on Monday at the Hylands Golf Club.
- Scott Secord, winner of the 2016 Canadian University/College Golf Championship, originally from Calgary, Alta.
- Ty Dunlap, fan favourite, originally from Scottsdale, Arizona
- Charlie Danielson, rising star, former University of Illinois star golfer played in the 2016 U.S. Open and the Palmer Cup
- Devin Carrey, originally from Burnaby, BC
- Maj Cameron Lowdon, current Canadian Armed Forces National Golf Champion
- Nick Valiquette, winner of the PLAY Junior Golf Tour, from Cornwall, ON
- CIBC Wood Gundy Pro Am Winner (TBA August 15, 2016)
“I am overwhelmed and extremely excited to be allowed exemption into the National Capital Open to Support Our Troops,” says Nick Valiquette, winner of the PLAY Junior Golf Tour. “I am very grateful to the organizing committee and look forward to seeing you all next week.”
“We are excited about the impact that the tournament has on supporting and developing local golf. Sponsor exemptions such as that offered to the Play Junior Golf Tour is a great example of the tournament’s long-term investment in local golfers,” explains Mike Ward, National Capital Open to Support Our Troops Executive Director. “I encourage everyone to come out and watch these amazing young golfers at a crucial point of the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada season.”