The Canadian Tour will announce officially on Thursday the hiring of Scott Pritchard, who served as the Ontario PGA’s associate director, as its new director of business development and communications, according to sources.
Pritchard will represent the tour with the national media and contribute to sponsorship sales and tournament development.
Pritchard is among several appointments by the tour.
Heather Curran has joined the tour staff as manager of player relations and tournament affairs from the Ladies’ European Tour. She has held positions with Fairmont Hotels and the Dunhill Links Championship in St. Andrews, Scotland.
Meanwhile, Susan Benkinsop has been named controller, while Reegan Price has been promoted to director of tournament and business affairs.
The tour is also expected to make further announcements this week about its 2011 schedule.
Stay tuned to GNN for more details.