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Choi Wins PGA TOUR Canada’s Florida Q-School

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 April 2015 18:05 Sunday, 19 April 2015 17:59

Albin ChoiWINTER GARDEN, Florida (Brian Decker/PGA TOUR Canada) — Toronto, Ontario’s Albin Choi carded a 25-under total to earn medalist honours and exempt status on PGA TOUR Canada for 2015 at the Florida Qualifying Tournament.

The 22-year old carded a final round 7-under 65 to win by three shots over Uniontown, Ohio’s Ross Beal and Naples, Florida’s Edward Figueroa. 48 players in total earned status through the qualifying tournament, with eight players left to play off for four spots in the top 18 on Saturday morning. Players finishing 2-18 earn exempt status through the first six events of the 2015 schedule and are subject to the mid-season re-shuffle.



PGA TOUR Canada Pros Tee Off in Vancouver to Kick Off 2015 Season

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 06:54 Friday, 17 April 2015 06:45

altVANCOUVER, British Columbia — The PC Financial Open is set to kick off PGA TOUR Canada’s 2015 season, taking place May 25-31, at Point Grey Golf and Country Club in Vancouver, B.C. Tournament proceeds support The First Tee of Greater Vancouver.

The race for players to earn status on the Tour and make the next step on the path to the PGA TOUR begins as the 156-player field competes in the first of 12 events on the schedule this season.



Choi, Beal Lead PGA Tour Canada Q-School with Play Suspended

Last Updated on Friday, 17 April 2015 06:31 Friday, 17 April 2015 06:25

Albin ChoiORLANDO, Florida (Brian Decker/PGA TOUR Canada) — Toronto’s Albin Choi and Uniontown, Ohio’s Ross Beal shared the lead midway through the third round of PGA Tour Canada’s Florida Qualifying Tournament before play was suspended due to dangerous weather in the area.

Choi, a 22-year old member of Golf Canada’s Young Pro Team, carded a bogey-free 32 on his first nine holes, while Beal, a 30-year old who lives in Orlando, posted an eagle and a birdie on his front nine, both reaching 14-under par through 45 holes. The pair were atop a jumbled leaderboard, with 10 others players within three strokes of the lead.



Ty Dunlap Leads PGA Tour Canada Q-School, Albin Choi Top Canadian

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 05:38 Thursday, 16 April 2015 05:22

Albin ChoiORLANDO, Florida (Brian Decker/PGA TOUR Canada) — Ty Dunlap of Trophy Club, TX, continued his solid play at PGA Tour Canada’s Florida Qualifying Tournament, firing a second straight 6-under 66 at Orange County National Golf Club’s Panther Lake course to lead by one over a trio of players through 36 holes.

The 21-year old made six birdies, two bogeys and an eagle to reach 12-under par, one-shot ahead of Orlando’s Ross Beal, Tulsa’s Talor Gooch and Louisville’s Jared Wolfe.



PGA Tour Canada Q-School Gets Underway This Week in Florida

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 05:14 Tuesday, 14 April 2015 05:09

Albin ChoiWINTER GARDEN, Florida (Golf Canada) — The 2015 PGA Tour Canada season begins this week just outside Orlando, Fla., with the first of three Qualifying Tournaments.

Two more opportunities to earn a PGA Tour Canada card for 2015 will take place in the following weeks, including April 21-24 at La Purisima Golf Club in Lompoc, California and May 5-8 at Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community in Courtenay, B.C. This week’s event takes place at the longtime site of the final stage of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament, Orange County National’s Panther Lake Course.



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