Freedom 55 Financial Open At Point Grey Kicks Off

The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada Is Set To Kick Off Its Season at Point Grey Golf & Country Club In Vancouver - Image Credit Bryan Outram/British Columbia Golf


Tournament announces the opening of Volunteer and Caddie registration and the 2nd annual Canucks for Kids Fund Charity Ball Hockey Classic

(February 19, 2018 – Vancouver, B.C.) – The Freedom 55 Financial Open is set to open the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada season May 31 – June 3rd at Point Grey Golf & Country Club in Vancouver.

The 72-hole tournament kicks off the Mackenzie Tour’s sixth season, where up-and-coming players from over 15 different countries will aim to make the next step Ion the path to the PGA TOUR and earn Tour status.

In addition to showcasing top up-and-coming players, Mackenzie Tour tournaments aim to make a positive impact in the communities where they play, raising more than $1-million for charity in each of the past two years.

For the third year in a row, the Canucks for Kids Fund will be the Freedom 55 Financial Open’s official charity, and the tournament will once again be incorporating a Canucks for Kids Ball Hockey Classic event to raise both awareness and donations for the charity.

Children between the ages of 8-12 will have the opportunity to participate in a ball hockey game on Sunday June 3rd with Mackenzie Tour golfers, Vancouver Canucks representatives and alumni and media personalities while raising money for the charity. Sign up is available on

These events cannot happen without the support of our community and this event will be possible due to 250 volunteers and approximately 100 caddies. Registration is open to register to participate at

The full 2018 Mackenzie Tour schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.

About the Freedom 55 Financial Open

The Freedom 55 Financial Open brings the excitement of The Mackenzie Tour–PGA TOUR Canada to majestic Point Grey Golf & Country Club in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. The first stop on the Tour, this unmistakably West Coast tournament draws the strongest field and onsite attendance of the season. Past competitors include Graham DeLaet, Tony Finau, David Hearn, Mac Hughes, Adam Hadwin, and Nick Taylor.

About the Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada

The Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada is a series of tournaments played across Canada each summer, where tomorrow’s stars begin the path to the PGA TOUR. The leading five money winners at the end of each season earn status on the Tour for the following season. The Mackenzie Tour’s mission is to deliver a PGA TOUR experience for our members, fans, volunteers and our partners in order to develop the future stars of professional golf & enrich the communities we visit.

Twitter:  Mackenzie Tour - @PGATOURCanada

About Freedom 55 Financial

Freedom 55 Financial, a division of London Life Insurance Company, offers financial security advice and planning to Canadians through its 3,700 financial security advisors across Canada. Freedom 55 Financial offers London Life’s own brand of life insurance, savings and investments, retirement income, annuities, and mortgage products to Canadians.

Twitter: Freedom 55 Financial @F55F


About Canucks for Kids Fund

The Canucks for Kids Fund dedicates resources to assist charities which support children's health and wellness, foster the development of grassroots hockey, and facilitate and encourage education in British Columbia. Thanks to the generosity of fans, donors, players, employees and sponsor partners, the Canucks for Kids Fund (CFKF) has granted $56 million to charities in British Columbia over the last 30 years. Core beneficiaries include Canucks Autism Network (CAN), Canuck Place Hospice and BC Children’s Hospital Foundation

Margot Davis
Tournament Director
Freedom 55 Financial Open
Mackenzie Tour- PGA TOUR Canada