BEAR MOUNTAIN RESORT HOSTS THE 2017 PACIFIC LINKS BEAR MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIP
Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship Returns to Victoria, BC
PGA TOUR Champions and Pacific Links International announced today that the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship will return to Victoria, British Columbia in 2017. The event will once again be played at The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa the week of Monday, September 11th – Sunday, September 17th, 2017.
The 2016 event was a great success, with 81 of the top PGA TOUR Champions players competing for one of the season’s highest purses of US $2.5 million. The tournament saw more than 27,000 spectators come out to watch the largest event held on Vancouver Island, as well as the support from over 600 volunteers from the community that made the event possible. All three competitive rounds of tournament play were broadcast live by the Golf Channel to more than 200 million homes in 84 countries around the world.
September 19 – 25, 2016 saw some of the most recognizable names in the professional senior golf tour descend on Bear Mountain to compete for a $2.5 million purse. The PGA Tour Champions 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship was won by Colin Montgomerie who made a 15-foot birdie putt on the third playoff hole Sunday evening, edging out Scott McCarron. Full recap here.