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Canadian Pacific Women's Open

About the 2023 tournament

The 2023 CP Women’s Open will take place August 21-27, 2023, at the Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club in Vancouver, B.C. 

CP is proud to team up with BC Children's Hospital Foundation as the primary charity partner for the 2023 CP Women's Open. 

"The team at BC Children's Hospital provides expert care, research and support for children with heart conditions, and CP is grateful to have another opportunity to contribute to the critical work they do," said Keith Creel, CP President and CEO. "The 2023 CPWO marks the third time BC Children's Hospital Foundation has been selected as the charity partner during CP's title sponsorship of this exceptional LPGA Tour event, helping raise more than $4 million so far. We're honored to continue building this legacy."

This year's goal is to raise more than $2.5 million for BC Children's Hospital. Those funds will be dedicated to enhancing the physical spaces of the Heart Centre to create a comfortable and healing environment for patients and their families. Funds will also help to create improved workspaces for cross-functional collaboration amongst the dedicated and talented cardiac team at BC Children's.

"Kids with heart conditions can be some of the sickest children in BC, and the Heart Centre at BC Children's Hospital is there to provide care for every one of them," said Malcolm Berry, President and CEO of BC Children's Hospital Foundation. "That's why we're so grateful to once again be the CP Has Heart charity of choice. CP's support helps elevate the incredible care BC Children's is able to provide to kids and their families across the province."

"We are so proud to witness the incredible impact of CP Has Heart on the lives of countless youth in the host communities of the CP Women's Open," said Laurence Applebaum, CEO of Golf Canada. "There is a real excitement among golf fans and event enthusiasts in the celebrated return of the CP Women's Open to Vancouver, highlighted by world-class golf, a week-long festival experience and a meaningful legacy gift in support of the BC Children's Hospital Foundation."

The Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) Foundation is grateful to be chosen as the Canadian Pacific (CP) Community Partner for the 2023 CP Women’s Open scheduled to take place on August 21 – 27, 2023, at Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club in Vancouver. Through matching initiatives made possible with the support of CP’s 2023 Community Partnership, the RIH Foundation’s goal is to raise over $500,000 in support of cardiac care. This valuable partnership will help the RIH Foundation purchase priority equipment that will greatly benefit patients needing timely diagnosis and assessment.  “It is a privilege and honour to be CP’s Community Partner once again. CP has made an immense impact on the health and well-being of cardiac patients across the region and will continue to do so as we enter another year in partnership. The RIH Foundation is deeply grateful for CP’s generous support and commitment to healthcare in our community.” – Heidi Coleman, RIH 

Foundation CEO The money raised will be used to purchase equipment, including a 4D echocardiogram machine which will assist the cardiology teams in accurately diagnosing critically ill patients, a cardiograph machine to trace the electrical activity of patient’s heart, a life-saving defibrillator, and automated blood pressure monitors to reliably monitor the blood pressure of patients during stress tests. Each valuable piece of equipment plays an integral role in efficiently diagnosing and treating a patient and could make all the difference when saving a life. CP’s Community Partnership will also support phase II renovations at Royal Inland Hospital with the development of new vascular and echo procedure rooms slotted to be directly adjacent to the Teck Emergency Department recovery areas. “The team at Royal Inland Hospital provides critical care and support for people in B.C.’s interior, including many CP employees and their families,” said Chad Becker, CP Chief of Administration & Corporate Events. “CP is grateful to have another opportunity to contribute to the critical work they do and we are proud to again work with the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation for the 2023 CP Women’s Open.” 

Through the valued partnership in 2020 and 2021, the RIH Foundation and CP raised $557,000 in support of regional cardiac care. Being the only tertiary referral hospital in the Thompson Cariboo Shuswap health service area, patients and families from across the region rely on the high-level speciality medical care available at Royal Inland Hospital (RIH). Prior to the development of RIH’s specialized Coronary Care Unit (CCU), offering inpatient cardiac care and on-call service, patients would have to travel to the Cardiac Care Centre in Kelowna. Today, Interior Health recognizes that due to the size and aging population of Kamloops, a local cardiology program is essential to provide patients with timely access to cardiac care. As the need for this program grows, RIH’s healthcare teams know that it is imperative to evolve with it. “This is accomplished by providing our healthcare professionals with the most up-to-date equipment they need to do their jobs efficiently and effectively. Through donor support and incredible community partnerships such as this, the RIH Foundation is able to identify emerging needs within our hospital and forge ahead with innovative solutions to complex challenges. When specialists have the tools and technology they need to be successful, we all benefit,” says Shawn Pun, RIH Chief of Cardiology. 

For a complete overview of the CP Women's Open, visit 

Meet our Ambassadors​

Brooke Henderson, Canada's winningest golfer

LPGA Tour professional Brooke Henderson is CP's golf ambassador for the CP Women's Open. The Canadian prodigy, born in Smiths Falls, Ontario, has 13 wins on the LPGA Tour, including the 2018 CP Women's Open and two majors (2016 and 2022). Henderson is also a graduate of Golf Canada's National Amateur Squad and Young Pro Squad supported by CP, which marked the beginning of her relationship with the railway.

"Brooke remains the perfect ambassador for CP as we continue to grow the game of golf, advocate for healthy living through CP Has Heart, and build on the iconic Canadian brand that is CP. We've also added her sister and caddy Brittany to the CP family, as railroaders know that precision and excellence requires a strong team," said Keith Creel, CP President and Chief Executive Officer.

Lorie Kane, Canadian golf legend​​

LPGA Tour professional Lorie Kane has triumphed on the golf course, represented Canada and is recognized as a leader for the sport. In October 2021, she received the Order of Sport and was inducted to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. As a CP Ambassador, she embodies our ongoing support of women's golf through the CP Women's Open, and helps us elevate CP Has Heart as we continue to raise money and awareness for heart health. 2022 marked Lorie's 30th and final entry into the LPGA's Canadian Open. We look forward to working with Lorie in her next chapter.

Past tournaments

Over $16 million has been raised in support of children's heart health in the nine years of CP's title sponsorship of the event.

Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club, August 2022
Champion: Paula Reto
$2.5M raised for the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
$510,000 raised for Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital Foundation

Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club, 2020 & 2021
Cancelled due to COVID-19
$2.8M raised for the BC Children's Hospital
Over $550,000 raised for Royal Inland Hospital

Magna Golf Club, August 2019
Champion: Jin Young Ko
$2.2M raised for the Hospital for Sick Children
$250,000 raised for Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation

Wascana Country Club, August 2018
Champion: Brooke Henderson
$2M raised for the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital

Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club, August 2017
Champion: Sung Hyun Park
$2M raised for the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Priddis Greens & Country Club, August 2016
Champion: Ariya Jutanugarn
$2M raised for the Alberta Children's Hospital

The Vancouver Golf Club, August 2015
Champion: Lydia Ko
$1.2M raised for BC Children's Hospital​​

London Hunt and Country Club, August 2014
Champion: So Yeon Ryu
$1.3M raised for the Children's Health Foundation

CP Women's Open was awarded the Best Charity/Community engagement on LPGA Tour in 2017,  2019 & 2022