Mackenzie Tour - PGA Tour Canada Coming to Lethbridge's Paradise Canyon Golf Resort

The inaugural Lethbridge Paradise Canyon Open will take place the week of June 18th to 24th.

The Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada is officially coming to Lethbridge this summer. The inaugural Lethbridge Paradise Canyon Open will take place the week of June 18th to 24th and will include 156 players with a $200,000 dollar purse. The Mackenzie Tour is a series of tournaments played across Canada each summer where up and coming stars begin their path to the PGA TOUR. Mackenzie Tour President, Jeff Monday, says the 2018 event will be the first in a three-year agreement. He says Lethbridge has everything they're looking for in establishing new tournaments, with a really good golf course, enthusiastic community, and a good volunteer base and sponsorship base. Paradise Canyon Owner and General Manager, Ron Sakamoto, says this deal has been about two years in the making and expects the tournament to generate millions of dollars in economic activity with some of the world's top up-and-coming players, along with their families, visiting the city the third week of June. The event will also be needing between 250 and 300 volunteers. The Lethbridge Paradise Canyon Open's official charitable partner will be Lethbridge Family Services. -Tina Giesbrecht
 
Mackenzie Tour President, Jeff Monday
 

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