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The 3rd Annual Oilersnation Open presented by Wilhauk Beef Jerky and the Canadian Brewhouse

Welcome, Nation, to the summer announcement that you’ve all been waiting for! Today, I’m pumped to announce the third annual Oilersnation Open presented by Wilhauk Beef Jerky and the Canadian Brewhouse which will be held at Cougar Creek Golf Resort on August 29th in support of the Jason Gregor Foundation, and that you’re all invited to join us.

After having such a blast over the past two years, we absolutely knew that we were going to organize another golf tourney for the summer and, after a few months of planning, I’m psyched to finally be able to launch this baby. Basically, I’m telling you that you’ve got 64 days to prepare your body and clubs for what will surely be another wonderful day out on the links out at Cougar Creek Golf Resort. If you’ve played in our tournament before, you already know what an intense day it can be and if you haven’t been before, then this year’s tournament is the perfect time to remedy that. For our third swing at the tournament (pun intended), our goal is to ramp everything up, including the prizing and giveaways so you’ll definitely want to be a part of it.

If you’ve made it this far in the article I can already tell that you’re interested. The problem? There is no problem, but I do want to mention that space is limited and that means that waiting around to submit your team will likely mean that you miss out. If you’re a procrastinator like I am then I’d strongly encourage you to pretend that the tournament is actually happening tomorrow so that you can muster up the motivation needed to round up your buddies and get yourself to an Internet machine and book your spot.

Shut up and give me the details!

At this point, I’m sure you’ve had enough of my rambling so I’ll just shut my mouth and give you the details.

When – August 29th, 2019 (Thursday)
Where – Cougar Creek Golf Resort
How much – $1000/team or get in on the $900 Early Bird price until July 10th
Teams – Groups of Four (4)
HowBook your team here

After you wrap up your round, a banquet will be held in the clubhouse to make sure you’re fuelled up for the after party. Not only that, we will have a ton of prizes and giveaways all day long including Oilersnation swag bags for all participants. Transportation will also be provided from the Canadian Brewhouse (Lewis Estates). The bus will take the golfers to and from the golf course.

As always, a portion of all proceeds from your ticket purchase will be donated directly to a local charity. This time we’ve partnered up with the Gregor Foundation to make sure that our kids are at their most handsome. What is the Gregor Foundation?

The Gregor Foundation

As always, a portion of all proceeds from your ticket purchase will be donated directly to a local charity. Just like last year, we’ve partnered up with the Gregor Foundation to make sure that our kids are at their most handsome on their big day. So what is the Gregor Foundation?

The Gregor Foundation was started in 2014 by Jason and Traci Gregor after seeing a need to help. The Foundation provides a new suit for graduation complete with shirt, tie, shoes and socks to less fortunate high school students in Edmonton and area. We work closely with high school counsellors who identify and qualify the students who are in need.

High school can be a challenging time for any young person, but for those students whose families are experiencing severe financial difficulties, simply getting the basic necessities to enable them to attend their own graduation can be very difficult, if not impossible. High school students’ needs often go unnoticed in the community as these students try to blend in and are very private regarding their financial situation. These young men are often forgotten when it comes to receiving much-needed assistance.

“Gregor’s Grads” was formed to fill this gap and provide a helping hand for these deserving students. We believe that by providing financially-challenged students with a sense of normalcy and enabling them to participate in graduation will foster pride, self-esteem and allow them to move forward to the next phase in their lives with wonderful memories and a new suit they can call their own.

Mr. Derks has been a major partner since day one. Their clothing experts fit and tailor all the suits so the boys look great. Mr. Derks uses their connections in the clothing industry so we can fit each grad with their new ensemble for an average of $250.00.

Get your tickets here.

      • Shameless Plugger

        Standard for a golf tourney is usually $175-$200 per. So yeah it is a bit pricey. I get what your saying it’s for a good cause but there are usually more costs attached once you arrive ie. mulligans, 50/50, putting contests and so on. $250 turns into $350-$400 pretty quick. Would be nice for the average joe to be able to participate, but more and more the charity tourneys seem to be geared toward corporations.

    • I golfed with Tom Wilkinson at the inaugural. Great driver, good approach shots, hit the green every time, putting was his weakness. He won a baby blue golf bag which he gave to me and in turn I gave to my daughter and she uses it to this day. Gizmo was her favorite Eskimo, and he had a signed jersey mailed to her. Cant put a price on a day like that.

  • Rebuild3.0

    best of luck on the tournament guys and kudos on the charity angle. would love to submit team but i’m playing in another tourney in bc that weekend and to those complaining about the price the one i’m playing in is $300/person but is also for charity so we’re happy to pay to play. dont like it dont go easy

  • I know first-hand what a difference a program like Gregor’s Grads can make in the lives of young men who come from families who aren’t in a position to afford the extras, even for a coming-of-age event like grad. Enter knowing you will help provide an unforgettable event these young men might otherwise might not experience. A new suit means the world to these grads. Providing that is worth every penny.

    • Shameless Plugger

      I played the last two years and interestingly enough never spotted you there. The first year the tournament was amazing lots of proxy holes and people to mingle with on every hole. Last year it was terrible. I think three holes had people there and the rest just had a sign of who sponsored the hole (a few didn’t even have that). It is worth it for the kids and I’ll pay again for me and my group to go. But if your going to jack the prices at least have people there representing the holes their sponsoring. Instead of just looking for a handout.