I can’t wait … I’m volunteering for this years Canadian Open. We have had our preview meetings and everyone is set to go. Watch for me as I’ll be the one in the cart replenishing the drinking water for the players, caddies and officials at all of the tee boxes.
NEW CONFIRMATIONS TO PLAYER FIELD AT TORONTO’S ST. GEORGES July 19-25, 2010
Golf Canada, in partnership with title sponsor RBC, announced today that two-time former Canadian Open champion Jim Furyk has confirmed his intention to compete at the 2010 RBC Canadian Open, July 19-25 at the historic St. George’s Golf and Country Club in Toronto.Furyk, currently the 5th ranked player in the world and winner of both the 2006 and 2007 Canadian Opens, will be joined by long-hitting Bubba Watson, rising star Ricky Barnes, former Canadian Open champion Scott Verplank and fan favourite John Daly. With a pair of 2010 PGA TOUR victories (Transitions Championship & Verizon Heritage), Furyk currently sits 4th on the FedEx Cup standing. Watson, winner of the recent Travelers Championship, currently sits 10th on the FedEx Cup ranking while Barnes and Verplank, a five-time PGA TOUR winner, sit 20th and 32nd respectively on the 2010 FedEx Cup ranking. Daly, a fan favourite throughout his career, is a fivetime PGA TOUR winner and former British Open and PGA Championship champion. Furyk, Watson, Barnes, Verplank and Daly will join a field that includes notables Anthony Kim Sean O’Hair, Rickie Fowler, Camilo Villegas, Hunter Mahan, Luke Donald, Retief Goosen, Tim Clark, Y.E. Yang, Matt Kuchar, Fred Couples, Paul Casey and defending RBC Canadian Open champion Nathan Green.
While several PGA TOUR players have confirmed their intention to compete for Canada’s National Open Championship, competitors have until Friday, July 16 at 5:00 ET to officially register for the 2010 RBC Canadian Open.
Note … Carl Pettersson wins the 2010 RBC Canadian Open golf tournament with a score of -14 under par. Colourful John Daly takes a Pepsi moment and is certainly a fan favourite. Next year’s Open is in Vancouver B.C. at the Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club and in 2012 is back to Ontario at the Hamilton Golf & Country Club.