As Good As It Gets at Cabot Cliffs
Participants in the RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company were treated to a postcard-perfect day at Cabot Cliffs for the second round of the national final.
And while each of the 21 teams playing Monday thoroughly enjoyed their bucket-list golf experience, the squad from the Carman Golf and Country Club in Manitoba might have had the best time after opening up a 2.5 shot lead at 40.5-under-par.
“Yesterday we fell in love with Cabot Links and didn’t know how you could ever possibly top that experience,” the team from Carman said. “But out here today at Cabot Cliffs was as good as it gets."
Taking place Oct 6-8 at the world-renowned Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs, the RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company National Final sees 21 teams—comprised of four amateur golfers and one PGA of Canada professional—playing in a 54-hole national championship.
Cabot Cliffs ranked No. 1, while Cabot Links ranked No. 4 on SCOREGolf’s 2018 Best Golf Courses in Canada list. Cabot Cliffs also debuted 19th on the World’s Top 100 Courses list by Golf Digest.
The team from The Landings Golf Course in Kingston, Ont., sits second at -38, while Westmount Golf and Country Club rounds out the top with a two-day score of -37.2.
“What an amazing couple days we’ve already had here at Cabot Cliffs and Cabot Links,” gushed the team from The Winston in Calgary. “We really can’t thank RBC, The Lincoln Motor Company, Glenlivet and all the staff at Cabot enough for putting on such a tremendously run championship.”
The RBC PGA Scramble presented by The Lincoln Motor Company National Final promises to be a golf trip of a lifetime and includes numerous receptions, an authentic east coast kitchen party, hole-in-one shootout, glow-in-dark golf, unique scotch tastings, prizing, meals, activations and much more.
Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member and golf media personality Bob Weeks will be on-site during championship week as an honorary starter for the final round at Cabot Links, as well as host emcee for the championship's closing ceremonies. PGA TOUR player Ben Silverman will also be on hand at Cabot, adding to the overall atmosphere and experience of the event.
The RBC PGA Scramble presented by the Lincoln Motor Company saw thousands of golfers from across the country participate in the series of events this summer. The 20 teams participating at Cabot Links made it through local and regional qualifying events.
Located in Inverness, N.S., Cabot Links is Canada’s first and only authentic links golf resort. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the picturesque town of Inverness, the Cabot Links course represents a dramatic departure from the typical golf excursion. With six holes playing directly alongside the water and every hole offering an ocean view, Cabot Links is where traditional links-land golf comes to life against the spectacular Nova Scotia landscape.
The Cabot Cliffs course, designed by the decorated team of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, is the newest addition to Cabot. Exquisitely carved out of the breathtaking Cape Breton landscape, with postcard-worthy panoramas vying for your attention and every hole calling out to the sea, it is links-land golf at its best.
Those not playing in the RBC PGA Scramble of Canada presented by the Lincoln Motor Company National Final can still take part in all the action throughout the week at Cabot Links through social media. Watch on Facebook Live with multiple live streams—which include player interviews, behind-the-scene looks, drone flyovers, opening and closing ceremonies, and more. Follow along on Twitter and Instagram as well for great social content.