Vancouver Parks Golf Makes Three Year Commitment to the Vancouver City Open
On Wednesday Vancouver Parks Golf annouced a three year commitment to become home to the Vancouver City Open Golf Championship. This is important news for golf fans in Vancouver as the Canadian Tour has yet to finalize details for a Vancouver stop on their tour. This could make the Vancouver City Open the premier golf championship hosted in the City of Vancouver in 2010.
2009 A Huge Success
“On the heels of the most successful tournament since being re-launched by the Vancouver Golf Tour in 2007 and following the success of the 2009 Championship, Vancouver Parks Golf is again excited to be part of this great event,” said Howard Normann, Supervisor of Golf Operations for Vancouver Parks Golf. “We look forward to our long-term relationship with the Vancouver Golf Tour and to continue building on the success of last year’s Championship,” he added.
Bryn Parry Back to Defend his 2009 Title
Bryn Parry will come to the 2010 Vancouver City Open as the defending Champion after the North Vancouver native claimed a two shot victory with a score of 12 under par in 2009. Parry bested the largest field in tournament history with an opening 66 at Fraserview, followed by a second round 65 at Langara and closed strongly at McCleery with a final round 71 under difficult conditions and claim a two shot victory. Runner-up Phil Jonas posted the best final round score at McCleery with a 67 and finished with a 54 hole total of 10 under par.
2010 Vancouver City Open Championship
The 2010 Vancouver City Open runs September 9th to11th, beginning with the Charity Pro-Am at Fraserview Golf Course on Thursday and concluding with the final round at McCleery Golf Course on Saturday.
View the Video From Round 1 of the 2009 Vancouver City Open