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Win a spot as Jones or Peckham's caddy

Ryan Jones & Theo Peckham will be going head-to-head on the links. Want to join them? Submit a photo on Facebook or Twitter today!

Friday, 19.08.2011 / 4:00 PM / Off the Ice
By edmontonoilers.com staff
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Win a spot as Jones or Peckham\'s caddy
Ryan Jones and Theo Peckham have been pumping their golf games all summer long. Now it’s time to see who can actually walk the walk.

For a chance to win a day on the greens with the players as their caddy, simply submit a photo of you in your best Oilers Caddy attire to Facebook or Twitter by August 25 at 12pm.
If you’re uploading to Facebook, make sure to say which player you’d like to caddy for, and if you’re submitting through Twitter, use the hashtags #PeckhamForetheWin or #JonesForetheWin. Six finalists will revealed on August 25 and the winners will be announced on August 28. Caddies will need to be available all day on Aug. 31.

Get creative and good luck!


How it all began:

Golf has long been the summertime activity for many NHL players. While Jones had been playing regularly, Peckham only started a few months ago. According to him on Twitter, he was making some astounding progress in a short period of time: "105 to 85 in a week," he declared.



We had the opportunity to catch up with Peckham and learn more about his new seasonal passion.


Jones quickly caught wind of Peckham's big-game talk, and he responded almost immediately via Twitter. Before long, his challenge was accepted and up-tempo preparation began:


Once the game had been organization, both players were eager to welcome fans in on the fun:


Since then, both Jones and Peckham have been working hard and tuning their skill as the date approaches:



In addition to all the fun, the round will be played in a skins format; each hole will be worth a certain dollar amount. Jones and Peckham have graciously offered to make a donation to a charity of their choice through the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation.

The action gets underway on Aug. 31.

Stay tuned to edmontonoilers.com for complete coverage.


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