May 14th, 2013
The Wildfire Invitational added to 2013 PGA TOUR Canada schedule
(May 14, 2013 – Peterborough, ON) – PGA TOUR Canada has added a ninth tournament to its 2013 schedule, it was announced Tuesday. The Wildfire Invitational, a new event featuring 128 professionals and 64 amateurs, will take place August 26th to September 1st at Wildfire Golf Club in Peterborough, Ont.
The three-year agreement will see the tournament take place at Wildfire, an exclusive club outside of Peterborough which has been ranked in the Score Golf Top 100 courses in Canada, through the 2015 season. The unique pro-am format features amateurs playing in teams with two different PGA TOUR Canada players on Thursday and Friday, with the final 36 holes reserved for professional competition.
SDI Marketing, a Toronto-based marketing firm and operator of the Cape Breton Celtic Classic, will also operate The Wildfire Invitational.