The PGA Championship of Canada will be played at the Wydance Golf Club in Uxbridge, Ont., June 23-27.
“It’s fitting that our marquee championship will be played on one of the biggest, boldest and toughest golf courses anywhere in Canada,” said PGA of Canada president Gregg Schubert.
“Since the championship was brought back to life four years ago, it’s been played on some unbelievable golf courses, but this year’s venue of Wyndance will surely open the eyes of the 64 players in the field,” he said.
As has been the case since the championship was re-launched in 2010, this year’s championship will be contested as a match play event with players from the four brackets looking to advance through the five rounds to the final championship match.
“We are honoured to host the PGA of Canada’s most prestigious and historic championship at Wyndance Golf Club,” said Grant Holcomb, ClubLink’s Regional Executive Director of Operations.
“Wyndance is one of the most unique and popular clubs in the ClubLink family and we look forward to having a field of this calibre challenge it,” added Holcomb.
Forgiving off the tee, Wyndance is a second-shot course. requiring exacting approach shots into greens that are heavily guarded by run-off areas and pot bunkers.
The back nine skirts the gravel pit and offers vistas of the property on holes 12, 16, and 18. The 18th requires a forced carry over the quarry pit from most tees.
Wyndance’s practice facility including a 2.75-acre range, 18,000-square-foot putting green and a 7,600-square-foot chipping green with a practice bunker and apron.
The player on top of the PGA of Canada player rankings at the conclusion of the PGA Championship of Canada earns an exemption into this year’s RBC Canadian Open at Royal Montreal Golf Club in L’Île-Bizard, Que.