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Joel Dahmen’s Long Road Through PGA TOUR Canada

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 November 2014 06:10 Thursday, 27 November 2014 06:04

Joel DahmenKevin Prise/PGATOUR.COM

After falling short at the second stage of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament last fall, Joel Dahmen spent a couple of months doing a bit of soul-searching: passing time on his couch and trying to figure out what he wanted to do with his life.

At the age of 26, Dahmen was at a potential crossroads. He had already overcome some significant obstacles – his mother's death while in high school; the loss of his scholarship to the University of Washington; a bout with cancer – to establish himself as a reputable player on PGA TOUR Canada.

But he wanted more. Dahmen had never made it to the final stage of Q-School, and with precious years of his prime ticking away, he knew that something needed to change if he wanted to move his way up the golf ranks.

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Highlights of the 2014 PGA TOUR Canada Season

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 03:06 Friday, 24 October 2014 02:58

altPGA TOUR Canada's second season in 2014 was highlighted by strong competition and significant growth, with the schedule increasing from nine to 12 events throughout Canada, along with a major increase in charitable contributions.

Competitive highlights ranged from Order of Merit winner Joel Dahmen's record-setting season, Brady Schnell's stellar round of 59 and Canadian Ryan Williams capturing the season-ending TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial.

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FTF Video: PGA TOUR Canada’s Off-Course Antics

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:21 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:13

PGA TOUR Canada 2014 Bloopers

The 2014 season was full of unforgettable moments. Here are a few of those moments from behind the scenes of This is PGA TOUR Canada.

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The Wildfire Invitational Announces Over $1M in Economic Impact

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 02:11 Monday, 20 October 2014 02:08

altAfter two years of hosting a PGA TOUR Canada event inPeterborough & the Kawarthas, The Wildfire Invitational presented by PC Financial is driving positive results for the destination. In 2013, the tournament's inaugural year, the economic impact was $768,242 for the local economy. Comparatively, this year's figures set the stage for continued success, with the economic impact for the Peterborough region coming in at $1,074,661, a 40% increase in just one year.

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The Great Waterway Classic Returning to Loyalist Golf and Country Club in 2015

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 02:07 Monday, 20 October 2014 02:04

altThe Great Waterway Classic, an official PGA TOUR Canada event, will return to Loyalist Golf & Country Club in Bath, Ontario in 2015. Having hosted the event for the first time in the event's three-year history last season, Loyalist will see the event take place August 24-30.

Loyalist, a beautiful Ted Baker design, offers one of the best-conditioned golf courses in The Great Waterway region. The 6,779 yards of native grasses, strategic bunkering and colourful natural watercourse creates a challenging course for beginners and skilled players alike.

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