Titleist Cup to Be Contested at The Toronto Golf Club in 2011 - Gar Hamilton Appointed for Two Year Term

2/15/2011

Titleist Cup to Be Contested at The Toronto Golf Club in 2011
- Gar Hamilton Appointed for Two Year Term -

(Pickering, Ont., February 15, 2011) – The Ontario PGA is pleased to announce that the 2011 playing of the Titleist Cup will take place at the historic Toronto Golf Club.  2011 will mark the first time the Titleist Cup will be played at the famed Toronto course located in Mississauga, ON.

“We are very excited to be hosting the 2011 Titleist Cup,” said Toronto Golf Club Head Professional Doug Rankin. “2011 is a very important year for the Canadian PGA and its Zones and the Toronto Golf Club is looking forward to sharing in the centennial celebration by hosting this significant event,” added Rankin.

In addition, Gar Hamilton, who has led the Ontario team to victory in each of the last two seasons, will once again captain the Titleist Cup team for another two year term. Hamilton, who was recently named to the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame, played a significant role in securing Toronto Golf Club as the 2011 host venue.

“I am thrilled and honoured to once again lead our team and especially at Toronto Golf,” said Hamilton. “It’s been an exciting two years and I’m confident we can make it another two years,” added Hamilton, who is set to retire from Mississaugua Golf & Country Club after the 2011 season.

The Titleist Cup or Ontario/Quebec Matches have been played consecutively since 1977. Prior to 1977 the matches were played intermittently from 1961 until the mid 1970's. In total the Quebec PGA has won the matches 21 times while the Ontario PGA has won it 12 times. Teams are comprised of the top 12 Ontario and Quebec Canadian PGA Professionals and 2 Apprentices.
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