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PGA Tour Canada Announces 2022 Schedule Prince Edward Island Open | June 27 - July 3
April 19, 2022
CARDIGAN, PEI—PGA TOUR Canada and Sports & Entertainment Atlantic are excited to announce the fourth tournament on the Tour’s 2022 Fortinet Cup schedule is the second annual Prince Edward Island Open, which will take place June 27 to July 3 at Dundarave Golf Course.
Last week, PGA TOUR Canada announced its sponsorship agreement with Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions based in Sunnyvale, California. The Fortinet Cup will mirror the competitive structure of the points-based competitions on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions and PGA TOUR Latinoamérica. The Prince Edward Island Open will offer official Fortinet Cup points to players.
“We had our first taste of PGA TOUR Canada golf a year ago with the unofficial event we contested. We are certainly looking forward to the Prince Edward Island Open offering full Fortinet Cup points and one of the key tournaments on our 2022 schedule,” said PGA TOUR Canada Executive Director Scott Pritchard. “Our players will be thrilled with the quality of the world-class Dundarave Golf Course located in one of the beautiful, scenic spots in all of Canada.”
In 2021, due to COVID-19 implications, the Tour held a modified version of the Prince Edward Island Open in late August, with the field made up of players already living in Canada. PGA TOUR Canada and S|E|A join forces this year to stage a full-field event of 156 players coming from the Tour’s worldwide membership.
S|E|A will once again serve as the host organization for the Prince Edward Island Open under the leadership of Chris Larsen, President of Sports & Entertainment Atlantic (S|E|A).
“Last year’s modified tournament demonstrated there’s very strong support for the return of professional golf to PEI. We look forward with great anticipation to leveraging last year into a fully featured PGA TOUR Canada event,” Larsen said. “The Prince Edward Island Open is the only PGA TOUR Canada event in Atlantic Canada, something to which we should all be proud.”
PGA TOUR Canada and S|E|A also announced Terry Hamilton as the 2022 Prince Edward Island Open Honorary Chair.
Hamilton has contributed immensely to Golf in Prince Edward Island and has served for more than 50 years as a club professional. Throughout his career in PEI, Hamilton was one of the four founding members of Golf PEI and has remained continuously involved. Hamilton served as the head pro at Brudenell River Golf Course, Dundarave Golf Course and Links at Crowbush Cove for more than 10 years.
“The announcement of the Prince Edward Island Open returning as a stop on the 2022 Fortinet Cup is exciting news. The event will generate regional tourism and maybe the next Corey Connors will be here!” said Hamilton. “I am pleased to be named Honorary Chair of this year’s tournament and look forward to a successful event.”
Earlier today, PGA TOUR Canada announced its 11-tournament schedule that begins the first week of June, with the season concluding in mid-September at the Fortinet Cup Championship in Kitchener, Ontario. The Prince Edward Island Open is the last of a three-tournament-in-succession stretch, with Edmonton’s ATB Financial Classic (June 16-19) and the Elk Ridge Open (June 23-26) in Waskesiu, Saskatchewan, preceding the event at Dundarave Golf Course.
About PGA TOUR Canada
PGA TOUR Canada is professional golf tour that offers a series of tournaments played primarily in Canada each summer, where tomorrow’s stars begin the path to the PGA TOUR. All year, players will compete for the Fortinet Cup, a points-based race that rewards the top performers with Korn Ferry Tour membership for the following season. In addition, players will play for a $100,000 bonus pool provided by Fortinet. PGA TOUR Canada’s mission is to deliver a PGA TOUR experience for our members, fans, volunteers and its partners in order to develop the future stars of professional golf and enrich the communities the Tour visits.
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2022 University Cup moved to Acadia University, March 31- April 3
February 14th, 2022
The Cavendish Farms University Cup is the U SPORTS coveted men's university hockey championship that features the 8 best teams from across Canada. For 2022, the Acadia Axemen are the host, being joined by schools from the AUS (2 Teams), OUA-RSEQ (3 Teams), and Canada West (2 Teams) conferences.
Due to scheduling challenges caused by delayed return to play plans in the Conferences, U SPORTS pushed back the dates of the tournament to date of March 31 – April 3. This timing change also triggered a venue change as Scotiabank Centre in Halifax was no longer available. As a result, the Championship will be hosted in Wolfville NS at Acadia University’s Andrew H McCain Arena, bringing the best hockey in Canada outside of Pro to the avid hockey fans in the Annapolis Valley.
"The most recent University Cup date and location changes guarantee that hockey fans in the Valley will have the opportunity to enjoy an unparalleled level of University hockey, the likes of which has never been seen previously. The eight best men's varsity teams from across Canada will compete for the honour of raising the David Johnson University Cup in Wolfville. With Acadia as the host team, it doesn't get any more home for the Axemen” said Chris Larsen, President of Sports & Entertainment Atlantic (S|E|A), Acadia’s partner in hosting the Championship.
As we inch closer to puck drop on March 31st, all roads lead to Acadia University in Wolfville NS. When the Puck Drops, Be there.
Purchase your tickets to the 2022 Cavendish Farms University Cup today: www.acadiau.universitytickets.com
Prince Edward Island Open Champion - Michael Blair
August 28th, 2021
August 25th marked the return of proffesional golf to Prince Edward Island as the 3rd stop of the Mackenzie Tour - PGA Tour Canada kicked off.
The Prince Edward Island Open displayed some incredible golf over 4 days of championship play with Michael Blair finishing at the top of the leaderboard. Michael was crowned Prince Edward Island's first proffesional golf champion in over 20 years.
For more information on the Prince Edward Island Open and the remainder of the Mackenzie Tour visit the event website at www.peiopen.ca
University Cup Returns to Nova Scotia
June 10, 2021
Acadia University's Department of Athletics is pleased to announce that Acadia University, in partnership with S|E|A, has been awarded hosting rights for the 2022 U SPORTS Men's Hockey National Championship, referred to as the University Cup following the pandemic cancellation of the 2020 University Cup in which Acadia was the host.
Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada announces Two Events in Prince Edward Island
June 10, 2021
The Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada and Sports & Entertainment Atlantic (S|E|A) unveiled information regarding the hosting of two events in late August and early September in Prince Edward Island.
The Tour announced Thursday the Prince Edward Island Open, which was postponed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will take place at Dundarave Golf Course over six days running Monday August 23 through Saturday August 28. The Tour also announced a second event, will also occur in Prince Edward Island this year. The Brudenell River Classic, a 54-hole championship, will be hosted at Brudenell Golf Course running Monday August 30 through to Thursday September 2.
As host organization of the Prince Edward Island Open, S|E|A is delighted to help bring professional golf back to PEI and continue the growth of golf on the Island. For more information on the Prince Edward Island visit: https://www.peiopen.ca/
MWBA + S|E|A Announcement
June 1, 2021
The MWBA has been working hard in preparation for its inaugural season and, as they look to increase exposure and marketing, on Tuesday, June 1st they announced the addition of Sports and Entertainment Atlantic (S|E|A) to their partner roster.
For the full statement and access to the MWBA League Preview visit https://gem.godaddy.com/s/bede621
Successful First A|X|A Rocket League Tournament
March 25, 2021
On March 23 + 25 Alpha Xperience Atlantic launched their first Esports tournament, featuring Rocket League gameplay! After two days of high action, team Zelos was crowned the first-ever A|X|A Champions! Hailing from Nova Scotia + Colorado, Zelos took home the first place prize valued at $600! Zelos managed to beat Indiana based Northern Shield Esports, 3-0 in a best of 5 series. The Indiana based team took home $450 in prizing. Third place team, The Menz rounded out the podium taking home $300 in prizing. Day two was filled with high stakes and the very special appearance from our A|X|A Hero, JKnaps! Check out the full recap at https://www.twitch.tv/alphaxatlantic. Thank you to everyone who played and tuned in!
For more information and updates on future Alpha Xperience Atlantic events visit https://alphaxatlantic.gg/
Alpha Xperience Atlantic - Meet the First A|X|A Hero
March 11, 2021
Alpha Xperience Atlantic is pleased to announce our first A|X|A Hero, Jacob Knapman! Knapman, known in the gaming community as JKnaps, is a 21 year old professional Rocket League G2 Esports superstar with proud Nova Scotia roots. JKnaps is among the top ranked players in the world and competes globally on one the most electric teams in the industry. Both he and his teammates have had success at the highest levels competition such as RLCS, Worlds and much more.
“I am a proud supported of the A|X|A Rocket League tournament because of their
commitment to grow a community of competitive gaming in the Atlantic Region. The team at A|X|A has been very welcoming to me and my involvement with the A|X|A Rocket League tournament. I look forward to helping them in the future.” - JKnaps
A|X|A Rocket League Tournament
February 22, 2021
Alpha Xperience Atlantic is pleased to announce our first tournament! Join us on March 23rd & 25th in our online 3v3 cross platform tournament. Rocket League is a free to play game that is rated E for everyone. Compete with your team for $1,300+ in prizes! Registration opens on February 25th.
For more information and registration details, visit alphaxatlantic.gg
S|E|A Making Entrance In Esports - Alpha Xperience Atlantic
February 8, 2021
S|E|A is proud to announce Atlantic Canada's Newest Esports Enterprise!
A|X|A provides a platform for gamers to compete competitively for valued prizes. Offering high quality tournaments for all genres of gamers while building a strong community at the same time. More to come soon.
For more information, visit alphaxatlantic.gg/news
A|X|A Your Competitive Esports Hub
S|E|A Waterfront Theatre - Entertainment Series
August 26, 2020
We are excited to announce a concert and comedy show series on the Halifax Waterfront in partnership with Develop NS. Join us this Labour Day weekend to enjoy music from Mo Kenney, the Mellotones, and Adam Baldwin & the Lake City Motor Band! All shows will begin at 8 PM. If that's not enough entertainment for you, Comedian, James Mullinger, will be lighting up everyones day on Monday at 3 PM!
Tickets available at www.tickethalifax.com.
Prince Edward Island Pro-Am Postponed
May 29, 2020
The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada announced today that the 2020 season has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis.
The inaugural Prince Edward Island Pro-Am, which was originally scheduled for July 2-5, will be postponed until 2021.
SUPPORT NOVA SCOTIA VICTIMS FUND
April 22, 2020
As a proud partner of the MHL, we at S|E|A want to acknowledge and appreciate the work they've done in creating the Nova Scotia Victims Fund for those impacted by the recent shooting. We encourage everyone to purchase a sticker! #NovaScotiaStrong.
S|E|A SUMMIT POSTPONED
March 20, 2020
S|E|A is taking precautions over the next few weeks to monitor COVID-19 during these uncertain times. A decision has been made to postpone the S|E|A Summit until further notice. We look forward to rescheduling the event in the coming year.
U SPORTS University Cup Cancelled
March 12, 2020
U SPORTS, in conjunction with Price Edward Island University, Acadia University and Sports & Entertainment Atlantic, announced the cancellation of the 2020 U SPORTS Men's and Women's Hockey Championships.
The decision was made following Hockey Canada's announcement to cancel all sanctioned activities due to the evolving global situation on COVID-19.
University Cup Ticket Packages on Sale Now
July 26, 2019
Lock in your seats between the blue lines for this year's U SPORTS University Cip. Ticket packages including tickets to all eight games are on sale now. Single game tickets will be on sale March 8th.
MHL & S|E|A Partnership Extended
October 11, 2019
The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) and SEA are please to announce a continued relationship through June 2020. The two sides have been collaborating on the development of a new strategic direction for the MHL, as well as a focused partnership strategy to position the league for growth with new stakeholders. SEA will continue to provide the MHL with proven leadership in the areas of sponsorship marketing, strategic direction and event services.
Chan Raises the Inaugural Trophy at HFX Pro-Am
July 26, 2019
Lorens Chan of Hawaii left the inaugural HFX Pro-Am presented by Steele Jaguar with a trophy in hand. After leading the first three rounds, Chan had to get through one last day at Oakfield Golf & Country Club. Although many other golfers on the Mackenzie Tour came close to taking Chan's leader position, he was able to finish in first place with a -24 stroke score throughout the tournament.