A reminder to the media that the Opening Ceremonies for the inaugural GolfBC Championship will take place on the 1st Tee Box at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club Tuesday June 8th at 2:30pm sharp.  Media Interviews will be available at that time.

Immediate following the 2:30pm Opening Ceremonies will be the much anticipated GolfBC Championship Charity Skins Game featuring current and former NHL Stars, along with Mackenzie Tour pros. The all-new event will see past and present NHL stars, including two-time All-Star Wade Redden, partner up in teams with Mackenzie Tour PGA TOUR Canada players and compete in a skins game format for a $5,000 charity purse. For more information on the Charity Skins Game, please click here.

The following current and former NHL Players will be playing in our Charity Skins Game:
Wade Redden– Former defense-man for the Ottawa Senators, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins.
Todd Simpson– Vancouver, BC native. Former NHL defense-man between 1995 and 2006
Chuck Kobasew– Former NHL Right Wing’er, currently playing for SC Bern in the NLA in Switzerland.
Devan Dubnyk– Goaltender for the Minnesota Wild.

Representing the Mackenzie Tour in the Charity Skins Game will be:
Max Gilbert – St. Georges, Quebec native with one Mackenzie Tour victory at the 2013 Freedom 55 Financial Championship
Brad Clapp – Chilliwack, B.C. Native with one Mackenzie Tour victory at the 2015 Great Waterway Classic
Chris Ross – Dundas, Ontario native with one Mackenzie Tour victory at the 2015 Wildfire Invitational
Wade Binfield – Atlanta, Georgia native who recently finished T3 at the Freedom 55 Financial Open.

We look forward to seeing you at 2:30pm at Gallagher’s Canyon tomorrow to help us kick-off the inaugural GolfBC Championship, the first Mackenzie Tour tournament in Kelowna.

For more information please contact Hugh Vassos at hvassos@sasktel.net (306) 222-5392
For more information on the Mackenzie Tour:  www.PGATOUR.COM/MackenzieTour
For more information on GolfBC and Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club:  http://www.golfbc.com/courses/gallaghers_canyon
As you cover the GolfBC Championship, please refer to our Facts Sheet for proper wording and logo usage.  You can find this full facts sheet here. 

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