TOURNAMENT DATES: Aug 30 - Sept 3, 2017
TITLE SPONSOR: Shaw Communications
PURSE: $2.35 million
FORMAT: 54 hole competition, no cut
LOCATION: The 2017 Shaw Charity Classic will be contested at Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club. Officially opening in 1957, this once rural stretch of prairie has matured into a premier championship golf facility in the past fifty years.
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS:
PGA TOUR Champions is a membership organization of golf’s most recognizable and accomplished players, age 50 and older, including 32 members of the World Golf Hall of Fame. The Tour’s mission is to provide financial opportunities for its players, entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back and generate significant charitable and economic impact in tournament communities. In 2017, the PGA TOUR Champions schedule includes 26 tournaments in 18 states, Japan, Wales and Canada, with purses totaling more than $55 million. The Charles Schwab Cup, which includes the Regular Season and the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs, is used to determine the season-long champion. All events are televised in the United States, with most receiving complete coverage on Golf Channel, the exclusive cable-television partner of PGA TOUR Champions. Internationally, telecasts air live, tape-delayed or in a highlights-package format in excess of 190 countries and territories, reaching more than 330 million potential households.