Canadian Open announces preliminary field
Bill Paul and the RCGA today announced some of the players the organization expects to compete in the tournament, which is held in September at Vancouver's great Shaughnessy Golf Club.
Interestingly, four of the players announced today golfed in a paid event for Bell Canada earlier in the year, but event organizers said it definitely wasn't a case of appearance fees. Those four players are Chris DiMarco, Fred Funk, returning champ Vijay Singh and Mike Weir. No real surprises here. But you'll also won't see Tiger, Phil and Retief in this lineup. We'll have to see how many golfers are willing to head to Vancouver. It could be ugly.
Here's the list: