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Williams Cherishing Opportunity to Begin Season at Point Grey

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2015 07:28 Sunday, 24 May 2015 07:19

Ryan WilliamsVANCOUVER, British Columbia (Scott Wheeler/PGATOUR.COM) — Ryan Williams, PGA TOUR Canada’s highest Canadian finisher on the 2014 Order of Merit, is poised to take on his local course as the 2015 season kicks off with the PC Financial Open.

Williams, who plays out of Point Grey Golf and Country Club, host to this year’s season-opening tournament, finished sixth on the Order of Merit in 2014, completing the season with a win at the Freedom 55 Financial Championship.

The start to his 2014 season didn’t takeoff like his finish did though.



Onesi Earns Top Spot at Q-School

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015 01:42 Monday, 11 May 2015 01:35

Eric OnesiBritish Columbia (Brian Decker/PGATOUR.COM) — With a final round 3-under 69, Bear Delaware’s Eric Onesi earned medalist honours at PGA TOUR Canada’s British Columbia Qualifying Tournament, finishing with a two-stroke advantage over Kansas City, Missouri’s Michael Letzig and Galloway, Ohio’s Ethan Tracy.

44 players in total earned status on PGA TOUR Canada for 2015, including five Canadians. Onesi joins fellow Q-School medalists Albin Choi and Julien Brun and will be exempt on PGA TOUR Canada for the 2015 season.

“I hung in there. It’s been a long time coming and I’m kind of at a loss for words, but it feels good,” said Onesi.



Five Canadian Golfers Gain Conditional Status On PGA Tour Canada

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 May 2015 11:29 Sunday, 10 May 2015 11:12

by Alfie Lau


Four beautiful days of sunshine at the Crown Isle Resort & Golf Club saw five Canadian golfers gain conditional status on PGA Tour Canada for the 2015 season.
While medallist Eric Onesi of the United States won the coveted season-long exemption on Tour, local product Stu Anderson, along with fellow Canadian Wil Bateman finished in the top 18 and will have direct entry to the first six events on the PGA Tour Canada schedule.
After those six events, there will be a reshuffle.



Michael Letzig Leads at PGA TOUR Canada’s British Columbia Qualifying Tournament

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 May 2015 05:32 Wednesday, 06 May 2015 05:25

Michael LetzigCOURTENAY, British Columbia — Kansas City, Missouri’s Michael Letzig carded a 6-under 66 at Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community to take the lead through one round at PGA TOUR Canada’s British Columbia Qualifying Tournament.

The veteran of 114 starts on the PGA TOUR birdied his first four holes and made seven birdies to offset one bogey, giving the 34-year old a one stroke advantage over Waterloo, Illinois’ Collin Neeman, Galloway, Ohio’s Ethan Tracy and Taiwan’s C.T. Pan.



PGA TOUR Canada Qualifying Resumes in British Columbia

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015 07:39 Tuesday, 05 May 2015 07:34

Crown Isle Resort and Golf CommunityCOURTENAY, British Columbia (Brian Decker/Golf Canada) — PGA TOUR Canada qualifying resumes this week with the final of three Qualifying Tournaments taking place at the Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Courtenay, B.C. for the second straight year.



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