At a press conference Tuesday morning in Ottawa the next edition of the PGA TOUR Canada presence in the region was unveiled.
The new name for the event will be the National Capital Open to Support Our Troops. It will be played once again at Hylands Golf Club. The 2015 date will be August 17-23
“The Ottawa area has such a strong golf community, and we want to do everything we can to make sure the National Capital Open to Support Our Troops becomes an integral part of that community,” said PGA TOUR Canada President Jeff Monday. “With the support of Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, we’re confident this event will continue to grow and make a strong impact in the community.”
The Associate Director General of Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services, Doug Langton, was also named Tuesday as the new Tournament Director.
We’ll have a full story with details from Tuesday’s press conference posted later.