Medicine Hat College to Host the 2018 Ping CCAA Golf Nationals at Desert Blume Golf Club

The Saamis Teepee in Medicine Hat, AB.
The Saamis Teepee in Medicine Hat, AB.

The golf community will have its eyes locked on the 6800 yard test from October 15-19 as the best collegiate golfers in the country descend on Medicine Hat. The CCAA National Championships presented by Ping, comes to Alberta for the first time ever! This competition has never been played in Alberta and is the ACAC's first time hosting Golf Nationals. With a large golfing community, Medicine Hat hopes to be an exceptional host.

Medicine Hat College was fortunate enough to win the bid and become the host school. As the host school, the Medicine Hat College Rattlers men's and women's teams will both be competing in the championship.

Desert Blume Golf Club will play host to the four-day tournament as golfers battle for both team and individual titles. The par-72 course will provide a tough test for the competitors. With elevated tees, punishing fescue, and sloping, multi-tiered greens, Desert Blume Golf Club will test every aspect of a golfer's game.

Teams will compete throughout their individual conferences to qualify for the championships. Each conference sends their top two teams to the event providing top notch competition. This level of competition brings out the best from each golfer and shows off the talent of the athletes. Some former CCAA competitors have gone on to accomplish big things in the world of golf including winning the Canadian National Amateur Championships and competing in the RBC Canadian Open. 

The CCAA National Championship by Ping will be a collection of Canadas best collegiate golfers, all putting on a display of exceptional golf. Make sure to put it in your calendar and get out to Desert Blume from October 16-19 to see the action live!