Media Release: July 15, 2015

Organizers announce Thunder Bay’s Evan DeGrazia to compete tomorrow.

July 15, 2015/Thunder Bay - Staal Foundation Open presented by Tbaytel organizers announced this morning that Evan DeGrazia will be provided a spot for the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada event this week. DeGrazia was offered the spot after one of the other sponsor exemptions withdrew.

“It’s great having more local players in the field and an incredible bonus to this event,” said Scott Smith, Executive Director. “Evan is a young local player who shows great promise. I am certain he will represent his community well.” Evan will be teeing off at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. The first tee off of the first round of the Staal Foundation Open, presented by Tbaytel is at 7:00 a.m.

Today, Whitewater Golf Club was host to the RBC Executive Women’s Day presented by Pandora an afternoon fundraiser for the Staal Family Foundation. Over 150 women enjoyed a luncheon with guest speakers including Olympic Hockey Gold Medalist Katie Weatherston. This was followed by an afternoon of SNAG golf activity, and a visit and clinic with golf pros on the AutoHome practice range and a session called ‘Behind the Scenes’ that provided some insight into the organization of the Staal Foundation Open.




Scott Smith
Executive Director
Staal Foundation Open presented by Tbaytel
T: 807-472-2599

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