Competitive Field set for Canadian PGA 2007 Club Pro Championship

Competitive Field set for Canadian PGA 2007 Club Pro Championship

ACTON, ON (October 12, 2007) — The 2007 Titleist & FootJoy Canadian PGA Club Professional Championship is gearing up to be an extremely competitive field. 2005 and 2006 winner Danny King (The Academy Tee at Magna GC, Aurora, ON), 2003 winner Brett Burgeson (Windermere G&CC, Edmonton, AB), 1999 winner Dale Pedersen (The Landings GC, Kingston, ON), 1997 winner Gar Hamilton (Mississaugua G&CC, Mississauga, ON) and 1986 winner Cec Ferguson (Vernon Golf and Country Club, Vernon, BC) will all be competing to once again have their name etched on the Canadian PGA’s Club Professional Championship trophy.

The tournament will be held November 19-21st for the fourth consecutive year at The PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida. This course is a favourite stop amongst Canada’s top Club Professionals who are looking to excel at this year’s championship.

Last year, King finished with a seven-under par 209 total to win by two shots over second-round leader Olivier Edmond of Mirabel, Que., who finished tied for second with Dean North of Selkirk, Man, and David Bolton of Delta, B.C.

It was announced today that 18 players were granted exemptions for the Titleist & FootJoy Canadian PGA Club Professional Championship (CPC), November 19-21 at The PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The 18 players selected will join 77 competitors who qualified via their Zone championship, as well as five past champions and the Top-15 finishers (not otherwise exempt) from the 2006 CPC, thus ensuring an elite field of professional competitors from across the country.

The CPC purse is $85,000 and the Champion will also receive an exemption into the 2008 Canadian Open to be held at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, ON. The purse for the InterZone Team Competition is $5,000.

Owned and operated by the PGA of America, The PGA Golf Club is a public facility designed by Tom Fazio with rolling hills, majestic pine trees and challenging water hazards. The course has been selected for numerous awards including the 2004 “Best Places To Play” by Golf Digest. For more information, visit

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About the Canadian PGA:

Established in 1911, the Canadian Professional Golfers' Association is a non-profit Association comprised of approximately 3,500 golf professionals across the country with a mandate to promote and advance the game of golf serving the needs of both its membership and golf public through professional development programs, junior golf involvement and high-calibre competitive events. The national office is in Acton, Ontario with nine Zone Offices across the country. For more information, visit

About Acushnet:

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For more information, please contact:

Erica Bury
Communications Coordinator
Canadian PGA
t: 519.853.5450 ext. 234

Brad Moyer
Manager of Events and Employment
Canadian PGA
800.782.5764 ext.227