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LPGA Tour Stars Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp Join Decorated Canadian Olympians to Tee Off 2018 Shaw Charity Classic at Women’s Day

Alena Sharp (Bernard Brault/Golf Canada)

CALGARY, Alta. —Canada’s most accomplished golfers on the LPGA TOUR – Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharpe – will join many of Canada’s most respected Olympic trailblazers to tee off the sixth annual Shaw Charity Classic at Blakes Women’s Day, presented by RBC.

The gathering of Calgary-based corporate women with many of the City’s most accomplished female personalities will headline a celebration of women and the game of golf through a unique networking opportunity, August 27, at Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club.

The morning will begin with a continental breakfast and introduction at 8 a.m. Each Calgary-based personality will be paired with a foursome of corporate women for nine holes of golf on the tournament course at Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club or attend an interactive golf clinic led by PGA TOUR Champions professional, Robert Gamez.

Immediately following golf, two-time Olympic champion Catriona Le May Doan will moderate a discussion with six-time winner on the LPGA TOUR, Henderson, along with her 2016 Olympic teammate Alena Sharp.

The discussion will focus on mental preparation in sport and business, while tackling some of the biggest issues they have faced in their pursuit of excellence both on and off the golf course, while inspiring Calgary’s corporate women to chase their own goals and dreams.

WHO: Catriona Le May Doan – Two–Time Gold and Bronze medallist, Speedskating

Cassie Campbell-Pascall- Two–Time Olympic Gold and Silver Medallist, Hockey

Carla MacLeod – Two-Time Olympic Gold Medallist, Hockey

Kerrin Lee-Gartner – Olympic Gold Medallist, Alpine

Cheryl Bernard – Olympic Silver Medallist, Curling

Erica Wiebe – Olympic Gold Medallist, Wrestling

Alex Gough – Olympic Silver and Bronze Medallist, Luge

Melissa Lotholz – Olympian World Cup Champion, World Championship Silver Medallist, Bobsleigh

Kim McRae – Olympian luge – World Championship and World Cup medallist

Laine Peters – Six-Time World Champion, Curling

Jane Channell – Olympian, Multiple World Cup Medallist, Skeleton

Christine Nordhagen – Olympian, Six-Time World Champion, Wrestling

Mount Royal Cougars Athletes

WHERE:         Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club

                        12501 – 14th Street SW, Calgary

WHEN:           August 28

7:30 a.m. – Registration 

                        8:00 a.m. – Breakfast and Introductions

                        8:45 a.m. – Nine Holes of Golf (Shotgun Start)

                        10:30 a.m. – Clinic with PGA TOUR Champions Professional Robert Gamez

                        11:15 a.m. – Media Scrum with Brooke Henderson

11:30 a.m. – Lunch

12 noon – Panel Discussion

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