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Mr. Lube Seniors’ Championship of Canada Heads to Burlington Golf & Country Club

(Burlington Golf & Country Club)

ACTON, Ont. – A number of Canada’s legends of golf are set compete at this year’s Mr. Lube PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada Aug. 9-11 at Burlington Golf & Country Club.

Victoria’s Jim Rutledge eyes his fifthMr. Lube PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada, but will surely face stiff competition from a myriad of players including past PGA, European, Web.com and Mackenzie-PGA TOUR Canada winners.

Rutledge’s past PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada wins came in 2015 at Credit Valley Golf & Country Club; 2013 at Lookout Point Country Club; 2012 at Emerald Hills Golf Club; and 2010 at Rattlesnake Point Golf Club. The 56-year-old is also a former winner on the Web.com Tour, has six Mackenzie-PGA TOUR Canada titles and is a former PGA Championship of Canada winner.

Notables in the field at Burlington Golf & Country Club include:

  • PGA and WEB.com TOUR winner Ian Leggat
  • European, WEB.com, Mackenzie-PGA TOUR Canada and PGA Championship of Canada winner Jerry Anderson
  • Six-time Mackenzie-PGA TOUR Canada winner Daniel Talbot
  • Four-time PGA Club Professional Championship of Canada and PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada winner Gar Hamilton
  • Three-time PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada winner Serge Thivierge
  • Last year’s PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada winner Claude Grenier
  • PGA Club Professional Championship of Canada and PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada winner Ken Tarling
  • PGA Club Professional Championship of Canada and PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada winner Graham Gunn
  • Two-time PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada winner Philip Jonas
  • Past PGA Assistants’ Championship of Canada winners Kevin Dugas and Marc Girouard
  • PGA Club Professional Championship of Canada winner Ian Doig
  • The PGA of Canada’s No. 12-ranked player Scott Allred

Click here for the full field and first round tee times.

At last year’s Mr. Lube PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada Claude Grenier went wire-to-wire for the win at Tangle Creek Golf & Country Club. He finished three shots better than Kevin Dugas, Marc Hurtubise, Jean Laforce and Michael Woodcock.

The PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada was first played in 1938 as a division of the Canadian PGA Championship. In 1973, the championship became an independent event and has remained as such.

Among the Canadian golf legends to win the PGA Seniors’ Championship of Canada are Stan Leonard, Moe Norman—who won a record seven straight years from 1979-1985—Bob Panasik, Al Balding—who wowed the golf world by winning at age 76 in 2000—and Rutledge.

Burlington Golf & Country Club features undulating topography and an attractive location on Hamilton Bay. Today’s challenging layout at Burlington Golf and Country Club, still essentially that designed by Stanley Thompson, Canada’s leading contemporary golf course architect, opened in 1924.

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