Jul 30, 2013

Cape Breton Celebrates Celtic Classic with a Festival of Golf

By Sean Crogie   Posted at  7/30/2013 05:00:00 PM   1 comment

 Nice to see there will be lots of golf action when the PGA Tour Canada rolls into town September 2-8, at The Lakes Golf Club for the Celtic Classic. I know my week long Cape Breton golf adventure last summer was simple amazing, can't say enough great things about The Lakes Golf Club, LePortage Golf Club, Highlands Links and of course Cabot Links which I ended up playing twice. 

Press Release

Cape Breton Celebrates Celtic Classic with a Festival of Golf
Sydney, NSCape Breton Island is getting geared up for what promises to be a week long golf extravaganza. The Lakes Golf Club is hosting the inaugural PGA TOUR Canada Cape Breton Celtic Classic and to complement this event, a Festival of Golf has been created to showcase the golf courses around the Island. The Celtic Classic will see players compete for their share of the $150,000 purse, while deep in the race for the coveted five available Web.com Tour cards. As one of the most anticipated tournaments of the year on PGA TOUR Canada, this will be a memorable week of golf, celebration and fun.
The Festival of Golf features something for every golf enthusiast, including a Canadian Junior Golf Association event at LePortage Golf Club in Cheticamp, a chance to play the storied Highlands Links in a kilt, a Ladies on the Links event and a Play with a Pro opportunity at Cabot Links.
The Festival of Golf Schedule is as follows:

PGATOUR Canada Celtic Classic September 2-8,The Lakes Golf Club

September 2: CJGA Junior Celtic Cup, LePortage Golf Club,Cheticamp
Junior golfers will learn from PGATOUR Canada Pros and compete in an 18 hole competition.

September 4: Kilted Classic, Highlands Links, Ingonish
Bring a team to compete in this tournament where kilts are the golf attire at this steeped in tradition course.

September 7: Ladies on the Links & Play with a Pro, Cabot Links, Inverness.
Ladies will participate in a small clinic and then head out on a ‘learning’ round with three ladies and a PGATOUR Canada pro.
There are also tee times available for ‘Play with a Pro’, providing an opportunity to have a PGATOUR Canada pro round out your foursome for a round.  

For more information, or to register, please visit www.golfcapebreton.com or contact Katherine MacDonald: katherine@dcba.ca or 902-577-1802.

About Sean Crogie

Father of 3, #golf writer, full-time mail carrier, part-time @RideauViewGolf Turf Team #PJ20 fan, golfing nomad.
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1 comments:

Glad to see your blog with good details.

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