Media Release: April 25, 2018

APRIL 25, 2018 THUNDER BAY — The Staal Foundation Open, presented by Tbaytel, is gearing up for the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada event July 9-15, 2018 at Whitewater Golf Club.

For the 5th year in a row, organizers are making certain the sponsors, volunteers and plans are in place to host one of the premier stops on TOUR. “We are finalizing sponsors and have opened the volunteer registration page on our website,” says Ken Boshcoff, Tournament Director. “I am very encouraged that after 5 years we continue to see the level of excitement and commitment at an all-time high. Just three days after posting for Volunteers & Caddies, we have already exceeded the number of volunteers registered last year at this time.”

Last week, the organization, along with the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium announced David Feherty, a well-known golf celebrity and commentator, will be in the city performing his off tour show at the Auditorium. Tickets have already gone on sale for the event on Saturday, June 16. Visit www.tbca.com for more info.

The Fountain Tire Summer Classic and #teamstaal Hockey Game will return again this year, with more details being released to the public next week.

Chair of the Tournament Board, Walter Flasza said that tickets will be available for the Staal Foundation Open presented by Tbaytel in early May. “We are looking forward to another great event that will raise important funding for the Staal Foundation and their designated charities,” said Flasza. Ticket prices will remain the same; $30.00 for a weekly pass and $10.00 for a single day pass. Children under 16 are admitted for free.

Visit www.staalopen.ca and join our social media sites @StaalOpen to register and keep up to date.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

KEN BOSHCOFF

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
TEL 807-473-8228

WALTER FLASZA

CHAIR OF THE BOARD
TEL 807-622-4653

ABOUT THE MACKENZIE TOUR-PGA TOUR CANADA

The Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada is a series of tournaments played across Canada each summer, where tomorrow’s stars begin the path to the PGA TOUR. The leading five money winners at the end of each season earn status on the Web.com Tour for the following season. The Mackenzie Tour’s mission is to deliver a PGA TOUR experience for our members, fans, volunteers and our partners in order to develop the future stars of professional golf & enrich the communities we visit.

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