RBC CANADIAN OPEN GOLF 2018
The Canadian Open was first played 114 years ago in 1904 that called Golf Canada. It is the oldest of the third major championships in professional golf. Canadian Open Golf is organized by the Royal Canadian Golf Association. Enjoy it…..
Event Name: Canadian Open
Date: July 26–29, 2018
Venue: Glen Abbey Golf Course
Course(s): Glen Abbey Golf Course, Oakville, Ontario
Date founded: 1904
Month played: July
Tour: PGA TOUR
Live: Golf TV Link
The Royal Montreal Golf Club, founded in 1873, is the oldest official golf club in North America. The club hosted the first national championship opened in 1904 and hosted eight more Canadian championships. The 1912 Canadian Open at Rosedale Golf Club was the first professional competition for American golfer Walter Hagen.
The Englishman J. Douglas Edgar won the 1919 championship at the Hamilton Golf and Country Club by a record margin of 16 strokes. The 17-year-old amateur prodigy Bobby Jones (coached by Edgar) tied for second. The 1930 Canadian Open in Hamilton was another remarkable tournament. Tommy Armor made his way through the final 18 holes of the playoff game, shooting a 64. The four-time champion Diegel and Armor went to a 36-hole playoff round to decide the title. Armor fired 138 to defeat Diegel by three hits.
Toronto’s St. Andrews Golf Club hosted the Open in 1936 and 1937 – the only consecutive Open route to the creation of Glen Abbey – before feeling the impact of the city’s growth, and plowed to allow For the creation of Highway 401. This was the only time the Omnium was held in Atlantic Canada.
They are PGA Tour is Canada’s head coach for this year’s RBC Canadian Open, Open Championship and the third-oldest tournament since the US Open. For the fifth straight season and 30th time overall, it will be in Glen Abey Golf Course at Oakville, Ont. This happened on Hamilton Golf and Country Club for the first time since 2012.
This year’s field is surprisingly strong for an event after a major championship, with World No. 1, Dustin Johnson is trying to get through a strategy that gets second place in the last eight years. To do so, he has to choose Brooks Kopka, Tommy Fleetwood, Matt Kutcher, Kevin Kisner and Baba Watson.
Another player to watch this week will be the Ponton Wedge, who has won the RBC Canadian Open in the last two seasons, the sixth player in the history of the tournament to win in the last century. This week’s victory made him the only three top champion in the history of the tournament and would keep him in the group with Lee Trevino, Sam Sunny, Tommy Armour and Leo Diagon.
Golf TV Coverage:
The Golf Channel will be broadcast live on Thursdays and Fridays from 3 pm. at 18 ET, and Saturday and Sunday from 13h to 14h45 CBS will take over the weekend from 15 hours. Live TV…