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Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:21 Tuesday, 21 October 2014 00:13
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.
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 02:11 Monday, 20 October 2014 02:08
After 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.
Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 02:07 Monday, 20 October 2014 02:04
The 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.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 20:01 Tuesday, 30 September 2014 19:58
Vancouver, British Columbia's Ryan Williams and Burlington, Ontario's Michael Gligic will represent Canada at the inaugural Bridgestone America's Golf Cup, a new event featuring teams from the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA TOUR Canada taking place October 20-26 at the Pilar Golf Club in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Williams, 33, claimed his first PGA TOUR Canada win at the TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial and finished as the highest Canadian on the Order of Merit at No. 6, making him eligible for the event. With the option of choosing any other Canadian from the top 20, Williams chose Gligic, 25, the next highest Canadian at No. 11.
Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:23 Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:17
After the TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial was captured by Vancouver, British Columbia's Ryan Williams, Joel Dahmen wrapped up PGA TOUR Canada Player of the Year honours at the 2014 season's final event. The 26-year old Dahmen, who led the Order of Merit wire-to-wire and finished the season with $80,992 in earnings, is one of five players who earned status on the Web.com Tour in 2015.
Dahmen, who won two of the first three events on PGA TOUR Canada this season at the PC Financial Open and the Syncrude Boreal Open presented by AECON, finished $20,873 ahead of No. 2 Matt Harmon and will be fully exempt on the Web.com Tour next season.
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