What to do Onsite

RBC Canadian Open 5K


SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017 | 9:00 AM | GLEN ABBEY GOLF CLUB

All participants will receive a free “Any Single Day” ticket to the RBC Canadian Open.

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Canada Day Pro-Am


MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017 | 7AM – 9AM & 12PM – 2PM Start Times

Teams of three amateurs will be joined by one Canada’s top golfers or Hall of Fame player with morning and afternoon tee times. This year’s event is a celebration of Canadian golf and will feature the best Canadians in the game, as well as up-and-coming stars. Proceeds from the Pro-Am benefit the Golf Canada Foundation going to support the developmental pathway in Canada including Team Canada and the Young Pro Program. The Foundation’s mission is to provide golfers and industry partners with a charitable platform to increase participation in golf by engaging players of all ages and abilities across Canada.

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Opening Ceremony (FREE Admission all day)


TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017 | 10:00 AM | GLEN ABBEY GOLF CLUB

Join us at the stage in the Coors Light 19th Hole Beer Garden from 10:00am – 10:30am for our opening ceremonies celebration.

This year, legends Bob Vokey and Judy Darling Evans will be welcomed into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame. We will be kicking off the event with a live singing of our national anthem and an in-air mock dog fight. Plus, golf legend Jack Nicklaus will be in attendance.

Admissions for all spectators on Tuesday is FREE!

The Rink


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The par-3 7th hole has been transformed into a rink-styled fan experience, complete with hockey boards, a ZAMBONI ® ice resurfacing machine, as well as the addition of new rink-side bleachers and viewing decks. Volunteer marshals on the hole will be outfitted in referee uniforms, while rink boards will outline the hole, replacing traditional roping.

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Red and White Day!


FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017 | ALL DAY | GLEN ABBEY GOLF CLUB

We invite you to wear your brightest reds and your whitest whites to celebrate Canada and show your support for the Canadian players competing in our National Open.

Canadian flags will be handed out at the main entrance while supplies last.

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Canadian Armed Forces Day presented by Commissionaires


SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017 | GLEN ABBEY GOLF CLUB

All current and former members of Canada’s Armed Forces who pre-register will be entitled to a “military pass” that will provide complimentary access to the tournament grounds and upgraded venues.

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Arnold Palmer Day


SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017 | GLEN ABBEY GOLF CLUB

The RBC Canadian Open is proud to have been a chapter in The King’s storied history. He may be gone, but he will never be forgotten. Help us keep the King’s memory alive by taking part in Arnold Palmer Day. We’ll be handing out special AP55 buttons to the first 5,000 fans who visit the Golf Canada Golf Zone. Visit the 1st tee to catch a glimpse of the Seagram Gold Cup – the trophy he won in 1955. Or visit the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame & Museum’s Arnold Palmer exhibit which will include game worn clothing, equipment and more.

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Food Trucks


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Grab a bite on the go and please your taste buds with food from one of four food trucks onsite.

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FAN EXPERIENCES

GET THE MOST OUT OF THE OPEN BY ENJOYING THE FOLLOWING EVENT ENHANCEMENTS, BROUGHT TO YOU BY OUR PARTNERS.

The RBC Canadian Open is known to offer something for everyone throughout championship week.  Fun and interactive partner programs enhance the fan experience and add to the prestige of Canada’s National Open Championship. Here’s what you can do onsite at the RBC Canadian Open.

At the RBC Canadian Open, your Someday experiences start here. This year, we are elevating the tournament experience for everyone with enhanced spectator amenities throughout the course!

Someday Seats

Enjoy the best seats in the house at 10 locations along the rope lines in the Someday Seats! Exclusive front-row Muskoka chair seating will place you right in the action and give you the chance to see your favourite PGA TOUR stars up close. Fans will be surprised with cold drinks and snacks throughout the day to stay cool while they watch play from the best vantage points on course.

Monday – Sunday

Someday Lounge at The Rink

Love golf and hockey? Head to the Someday Lounge at The Rink and be one of the first to take in the amazing greenside atmosphere as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. An experience unlike any other, the lounge is situated on the par-3, 7th hole – now known as The Rink! The hole will be transformed into a hockey arena with real boards lining the hole, volunteers dressed as referees, red goal lights, a Zamboni, and an Emcee on the tee to get the crowd amped up. The Someday Lounge will also host special appearances by Team RBC Olympians, NHL alumni and more! To thank you for coming by, we’ll be handing out rally towels to add to the Canadian atmosphere and give fans the opportunity to show their love for both of Canada’s favourite pastimes.

Monday – Sunday

Birdies for Charity

Each time a player makes a birdie at #TheRink during the Championship, RBC will donate $1,000 to the RBC Canadian Open’s Official Charity Partner, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada. Please join us as we cheer on players!

Thursday – Sunday

Someday Viewing Deck

Join us on the Someday Viewing Deck at the 6th hole to kick back and enjoy the action. Take advantage of the in-seat food and beverage service with friends while overlooking the 6th green and Practice Area!

Monday – Sunday

Team RBC Virtual Reality Experience

Go behind-the-scenes with the Team RBC Virtual Reality Experience, located in Spectator Village throughout the tournament. This Team RBC experience gives you an exclusive look at the RBC Heritage with 2015 champion Jim Furyk, in addition to Canadian stars Graham DeLaet and Brooke Henderson explaining what it’s like to represent their country on the world stage.

Monday – Sunday

RBC Avion Sky Lounge

RBC© Avioner Perks! Show your RBC Avion© card to enjoy the VIP treatment at RBC Avion Sky Lounge – a private, upgraded glass lounge overlooking the 16th green with complimentary snacks, beverages and more!

Thursday – Sunday

RBC Water Stations

Reduce waste and support Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada (RMHC), the RBC Canadian Open’s Official Charity Partner. Purchase a refillable water bottle at one of our four RBC Water Stations onsite and all proceeds will go directly to RMHC. Water stations are located in the RBC Canadian Open Spectator Village, Golf Canada House Powered by Boston Pizza, the 10th tee and beside the 4th tee.

Monday – Sunday

Team RBC

Cheer on Team RBC Ambassadors Graham DeLaet, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Matt Kuchar, Adam Hadwin, David Hearn, Graeme McDowell, Ryan Palmer, Brandt Snedeker, and Nick Taylor. RBC is pleased to be the official banking and financial services partner of Team RBC.

Shaw Direct Satellite TV Tent & Trailer

Do you have the drive to win? Stop by the Shaw Direct Satellite TV Tent in the RBC Canadian Open Spectator Village to participate in the 7-day “Closest to the Pin” challenge! Win great prizes, charge your mobile devices and test-drive the latest Shaw Go apps and hardware at the Shaw Direct Trailer.

Monday – Sunday

ParticipACTION 150 Play List

The ParticipACTION 150 Play List is the ultimate list of all the physical activities that make us Canadian. Join us in celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday at one of our cross-country tour stops as we challenge Canadians to complete as many physical activities from the Play List as possible. Stop by to knock a few off your own list. Sign up online at www.participACTION.com/150 and check off as many activities as you can for the chance to win a Canadian travel adventure, Garmin activity trackers, $100 gift cards, and other great prizes. #150playlist

Monday – Sunday

BMW Vehicle Displays

Check out and explore the latest BMW models that will be displayed throughout Glen Abbey Golf Club. Vehicles will include the revolutionary i8, the all-new M550i and 530e, M4 Cabriolet, 440i Gran Coupé and the first ever M Performance 7 Series Sedan, the 12-cylinder, 600hp M760Li.

Monday – Sunday

BMW Ultimate Long Putt

Located across from the Clubhouse spectators will have a chance to test their putting skills in the BMW Ultimate Long Putt. A 35 ft. long replica of the 18th hole at Glen Abbey will challenge all those on-site to vie for a chance to win daily prizes, and the exciting grand prize of a 1 year lease of a BMW 4 Series.

Thursday – Sunday

BMWi

Don’t miss the BMW i8 on display just outside Spectator Village. Take advantage of the opportunity to explore the most progressive sports car vehicle inside and out as well a chance to customize and test-drive BMW i in virtual reality. BMW i – Born Electric.

Monday – Sunday

BMW Pavilion

Visit a BMW Brand Ambassador at the BMW Pavilion across from the Clubhouse to learn more about BMW activations on site during the 2017 RBC Canadian Open.

Monday – Sunday

BMW Championship Contest

Visit a BMW vehicle display showcasing our latest models or enjoy the BMW Shuttle Service (Thurs-Sun) to learn more about your chance to win a trip for two (2) to the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Club, Carmel, IN, this September.

Winners will enjoy a VIP experience including premium hospitality, suite access, player visits and more on one of four exciting stops on the FedEx Cup playoff schedule. Truly a once in a lifetime experience!

Thursday – Sunday

BMW Shuttle Service

Ride to the RBC Canadian Open in comfort and style with the BMW Shuttle Service.  A fleet of BMW 750Li’s and BMW 540i’s will be on hand from July 27th to July 30th to transport guests between Sheridan College Public Lot and the main entrance of Glen Abbey Golf Club.

Shuttles are available to all spectators on a first come, first serve basis and will begin 30 minutes before play and will conclude 30 minutes after play.

Thursday – Sunday

BMW Owner’s Parking

Spectators driving a BMW should proceed to the Sheridan College Public to access complimentary, front-of-the-line parking for BMW vehicles, courtesy of BMW Canada.

Monday – Sunday

BMW Amateur Hole-In-One

During the Championship Pro-Am on the Par 3, 15th hole, watch as pre-registered Championship Pro-Am amateur participants shoot for a hole-in-one and a chance to win a new BMW 430i Gran Coupe!

Wednesday

WestJet’s Closest to the Pin Toss

How do you turn $2 into a flight for two? Purchase a mini ball from any WestJet volunteer around the course and join us at the 18th green following the last putt of the day as we look to support Ronald McDonald Houses across Canada.

Thursday – Sunday

WestJet’s Teal Tee Zone

Come watch the ball take flight from the comfort of the WestJet Teal Tee Zone. This unique seating area is located by the 18th green and is available to WestJet Rewards members who want to watch the RBC Canadian Open from an incredible viewpoint.  Visit the WestJet tent in Spectator Village to sign up and book your hour in the WestJet Teal Tee Zone.

Thursday – Sunday

Levelwear PhotoBooth

Levelwear will be offering an exciting photo opportunity with the Official RBC Canadian Open Trophy from Thursday to Saturday between 9:30am to 10:30am. Be sure to swing by the Merchandise Tent located in the RBC Canadian Open Spectator Village to get your exclusive picture!

Thursday – Saturday

Levelwear T-Shirt Toss at The Rink

Keep an eye out on at The Rink for a chance to snag a free Levelwear tee during the t-shirt toss.

Thursday – Sunday

Levelwear Valley Shuttle

Need a lift in and out of the valley? Levelwear will be providing a free golf cart shuttle service on the 11th hole.

Thursday – Saturday

Coors Light 19th Hole Beer Garden

Join Coors Light at our 19th Hole Beer Garden for a refreshing Coors Light! Watch all the golf action from a Muskoka chair with a Cold Certified, Summer Certified Coors Light can in hand. While there, be sure to try your luck at the Coors Light mountain scanner for your chance to win awesome prizes. Must be legal drinking age to participate.

Thursday – Sunday

ZTE Grand X View

Visit us at the ZTE Grand X View that will serve as the crosswalk for PGA TOUR Players as they leave #6 green to go to #7 tee. We will also be offering charging stations for spectators and showcasing our new Smart Drive and Grand X View 2 Tablet in addition to ZTE’s variety of smartphones. Additionally, try your luck at some fun games and activities within the booth and around the championship grounds. From our ZTE Connects game to the ZTE Ball Count Game, there is something for everyone! Prizes range from RBC Canadian Open pin flags to ZTE branded swag. You could even have the chance to win an Axon 7 Mini phone! Lastly, don’t forget to keep an eye out for the ZTE Tweet Caddies who will be sending updates about all the great things happening onsite.

Tuesday – Sunday

Ballantine’s

Returning to the RBC Canadian Open this year is Ballantine’s Finest Scotch. Visit us in the RBC Canadian Open Spectator Village for a complimentary sample of Ballantine’s Finest – neat, on the rocks, or with ginger and lime. Sign up to access the Ballantine’s Finest Seats at the 16th green for a premium viewing experience!

Thursday – Sunday

McGuinness Drinks at The Rink

Sip a refreshing McGuinness cocktail while you catch the action on the most exciting Par-3 at the RBC Canadian Open! Visit the McGuinness bar located next to the 7th green. This service bar will offer a variety of cocktails and a premium viewing area, all while experiencing the excitement at The Rink.

Thursday – Sunday

Beefeater London Dry Gin & Tonic

The pros aren’t the only thing coming back from Britain for the RBC Canadian Open! Enjoy a complimentary Gin & Tonic sample made with Beefeater Real London Dry Gin. Located near the 7th green cart path, this British favourite deserves more than just a golf clap.

Thursday – Sunday

Golf Canada House Powered by Boston Pizza

Visit the Golf Canada House Powered by Boston Pizza. Enjoy a selection of Boston Pizza favourites and cold drinks in the cool air-conditioned space. Watch the tournament live on big screen TVs so you don’t miss any of the action. Or watch in style from the comfort of the rooftop lounge and watch the players as they tee off on the 1st tee.  Upgrade your grounds ticket for $40 at Admissions or at the entrance to Golf Canada House Powered by Boston Pizza for single day access to this unique venue.

Monday – Sunday

FootJoy Shoe Fitting Experience

Want more speed? It’s right at your feet. The FootJoy Performance Fitting System analyzes a golfer’s center of pressure movement and speed of transfer in order to recommend the correct type of golf shoe – MOBILE or STRUCTURED. Join us in the RBC Canadian Open Spectator Village to find out what type of golf shoe is right for your swing while getting sized by our Expert FootJoy Shoe Fitting Team. FootJoy’s entire shoe line will be on display.

Friday – Sunday

GO to the Open!

Travel on GO’s Lakeshore West line to Oakville or Bronte station Friday, July 28 to Sunday, July 30 where a complimentary RBC Canadian Open Shuttle will run from the parking lots to the main spectator entrance at Glen Abbey Golf Club. Avoid parking and traffic hassles and start your journey with GO. Visit www.gotransit.com for details.

Friday – Sunday

Juniors Ride Free on GO

Juniors 17 and under are admitted free to the RBC Canadian Open! Juniors also ride free on GO to and from the event when accompanied by a paying adult with an RBC Canadian Open ticket. This offer is valid Friday, July 28 to Sunday, July 30 and is open to 2 free-ride juniors per paying adult.

Friday – Sunday

UP EXPRESS

Stop by the UP Express booth in the RBC Canadian Open Spectator Village for your chance to win access to our exclusive viewing area at the 9th green and other cool prizes.

Don’t forget to take a trip in 360 Virtual Reality and learn more about how your company can start saving time and money by joining our UP Express Corporate Business Program!
Thursday – Sunday

Commissionaires Putting Challenge

Join us at the Commissionaires booth and test your putting skills for a chance to win some great prizes! While you’re there, stop by to learn about the proud tradition and history of our not-for-profit organization.

Monday – Sunday

Golf Canada Merchandise

Make sure to visit the Golf Canada section of the main merchandise tent by Admissions. A portion of the proceeds from every sale helps to support the next wave of Canadian golf stars in the Team Canada program.

Monday – Sunday

Golf Canada Golf Zone

Located just off the 10th fairway in the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame, the Golf Canada Golf Zone is the place to be for fun activities for the whole family. Come and get your photo taken with RBC Canadian Open trophy or the Seagram Gold Cup, the same trophy Arnold Palmer hoisted when he won the 1955 Canadian Open. While there, be sure to enjoy the temporary Arnold Palmer exhibit featuring artifacts from The King. Make sure to grab a bag of popcorn, sign-up for a free Golf Canada membership, and win some great prizes and enjoy many other games and activities, all in air-conditioned comfort.

Monday – Sunday

Golf Canada’s Walk with a Pro

Kids from Canada’s Junior Golf Program will get a chance to caddie for PGA TOUR professionals on the 7th hole during the RBC Canadian Open Championship Pro-Am. These young golfers will carry the professional’s putter or bag and might even take the pro’s first putt. Drop by to see these kids “Walk with a Pro” and gain memories to last a lifetime. For more information about our Junior Golf programs, visit www.golfcanada.ca/futurelinks.

Wednesday, July 26th

The Golf Canada Par 3 Challenge Powered by Golf In

Spectators of all ages can test their golf skills on one of the most stunning and challenging par 3s in Canadian golf – the 6th hole at Greywolf Golf Club in Panorama, B.C. dubbed ‘The Cliffhanger’. Tee off in the Golf In simulator and try to birdie the hole (or better yet have your child do it for you) on an exact replica putting green. Daily prizes will be awarded for both solo participants and family twosomes.

Support Our Troops – Canadian Armed Forces

Stop by the Canadian Armed Forces – Support Our Troops area in the RBC Canadian Open Spectator Village to learn more about the Support Our Troops Program and the funds which are used to support members of the CAF Community.  Whether you are a member of the CAF Community or not, stop by and learn all about the programs, pick up some official memorabilia, check out some of the equipment and show your support to the CAF Community.

Monday – Sunday

Delta Air Lines

We hope you’ve been practicing your aim! As a proud sponsor of the RBC Canadian Open, Delta Air Lines is giving you a chance to target your dream destination.
Stop by the Delta flight deck located in the Spectator Village and fold your aircraft for top flight. You’ll get three chances to fly your paper plane through any target on the map. Fly your plane through your dream destination target, and qualify to enter our daily draw for two economy class tickets to fly anywhere on our map! Restrictions apply.

Thursday – Sunday

Degree

Taking a break from the green? Drop by our booth in the RBC Canadian Open Spectator Village to test out NEW Degree® UltraClear Black + WhiteTM with MotionSense® technology, our best protection ever against white marks and yellow stains. While you’re there, learn more about our Drive in Dubai with Degree® contest — your chance to win an ultimate driving experience. For full contest rules, check out www.DegreeDriveDubai.ca.

Monday – Sunday

CN Future Links Skills Challenge – National Event

Created in 2008, the Junior Skills Challenge is an exciting program focused on developing key golf skills of putting, chipping, iron play and driving. Administered by Golf Canada and run by PGA of Canada members at facilities across Canada, participants will compete in all four skills and will be scored based on their performance in each of these categories. The CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Event is broken up into three separate age categories, 9 to 11, 12-14 and 15-18 year olds. On Saturday, July 16th, 24 young athletes from across Canada will participate in the CN Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Event that will be taking place at Glen Abbey Golf Club prior to tournament week of the RBC Canadian Open.

Saturday, July 16th

CN Future Links Skills Challenge

Spectators of all ages can showcase their balance, hand eye-coordination and golf skills at the CN Future Links Skills Challenge. Come test your skills while learning more about grassroots golf and Canada’s national junior golf programs – Golf in Schools and CN Future Links.

Thursday – Sunday

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Come and sweeten your day by tasting delicious cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes. They’ll be sampling Chocolate Chocolate Chip, Red Velvet, Lemon and White Chocolate Raspberry cakes – all made with real eggs, butter and cream cheese. Receive a coupon for a Buy One, Get One Bundtlet for Free at the Burlington bakery on Fairview St. just for stopping by!

Monday – Sunday

RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run

The RBC Canadian Open 5K Golf Run will be returning for the 2nd year in 2017. The five-kilometre run, jog or walk along the Glen Abbey Golf Club grounds will take place on Saturday, July 22, 2017 beginning at 9:00 am. Open to the general public, the RBC Canadian Open 5K will start near the first tee of the championship course, ultimately finishing alongside the iconic and picturesque 18th green. Participants will then be invited to watch the third-round coverage of The British Open Championship live on the big screens located along the race-route and within the Coors Light 19th Hole Beer Garden.

Saturday, July 22

50/50 Raffle – Golf Canada Foundation

From Wednesday afternoon through Sunday, the Golf Canada Foundation will be selling 50/50 tickets on-site at the RBC Canadian Open. Look for volunteers with Golf Canada Foundation caddie bibs and the 50/50 kiosks which provide live updates on the draw prize! The draw will take place Sunday evening, with the winning number announced online on the tournament website and across social media channels.

Proceeds from the raffle will benefit junior golf initiatives and help to grow the game in Ontario and across the nation.

Wednesday – Sunday

Souvenirs & Gifts

What is the ultimate 2017 RBC Canadian Open Souvenir? A signature from your favorite player! Head to the air-conditioned merchandise tent, pro shop, or merchandise area just adjacent to the 1st to pick up pin flags, hats and balls that are perfect for signing.

ClubLink Merchandise

Titleist & FootJoy Zone
Come see the latest and greatest at the Titleist and FootJoy Zone located outside of the Glen Abbey Pro Shop.

Glen Abbey Golf Shop
Shop the limited edition 2017 RBC Canadian Open merchandise or check out the latest in golf fashion, exclusive brands and casual wear.

Air-Condition Merchandise Tent
Your one-stop shop for RBC Canadian Open logoed merchandise, as well as a large assortment of golf apparel and accessories for the entire family.

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Wednesday – Sunday