Hamilton ON - The Great Lakes Tour would like to introduce for 2018 the Race to Mackenzie Investments Open presented by Jaguar Laval.
The Race will consist of four no cut 36 hole events leading up to the Mackenzie Investments Open presented by Jaguar Laval with a guaranteed purse over the four events totaling $80,000 ($20,000 per event with $4,000 for first place). The winner and runner-up in points over these four events will earn a direct exemption into the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada's Mackenzie Investments Open presented by Jaguar Laval July 16-22, 2018.
The Race to Mackenzie Investments Open presented by Jaguar Laval will be open to any Great Lakes Tour members in good standing with National, Basic and PGA National membership status. The following events are set to make up the official Race and will be contested at premium GolfNorth facilities.
The Mackenzie Investments Open presented by Jaguar Laval was included on the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada schedule in 2017 with Circuit Canada Pro Tour as the official Host Organization. In 2016, Great Lakes Tour and Circuit Canada Pro Tour formed a partnership that gives members on both tours access to compete in events across Ontario and Quebec.
"We remain close partners with Circuit Canada Pro Tour and are grateful for the continuing support they show towards our players on the GLT." Great Lakes Tour President Jim Kenesky stated. "It remains important that we continue to offer major opportunities to our members moving forward. The Race to Mackenzie Investments Open presented by Jaguar Laval will not only offer higher purse amounts per event but will have the ultimate prize of competing in a PGA TOUR Canada event on the line."
The Great Lakes Tour season gets underway April 26th at Hidden Lake Golf Club in Burlington ON for the GLT Shootout.
To view the 2018 Great Lakes Tour schedule please visit HERE
To view 2018 Great Lakes Tour membership information please visit HERE
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