The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and GolfBC announced on February 4th a new official event for 2016, the GolfBC Championship, which will focus on making a positive charitable impact in the Kelowna area.

The inaugural event will take place June 6-12, 2016 at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club in Kelowna.

It was also announced that Summerland’s Greg Machtaler gets the first sponsor’s exemption to play in the GolfBC Championship.

Four-day passes are now available to purchase online, click here. Single day admission passes will be available at the gate. Follow @gbcchampionship on Twitter and at @golfbcchampionship on Instagram, and like on Facebook at and use the event hashtag #gbcchamp to tag your photos and posts!