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Mackenzie Investments Becomes Umbrella Sponsor of PGA TOUR Canada

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 May 2015 05:28 Saturday, 30 May 2015 05:22

Mackenzie Tour/PGA TOUR CanadaTORONTO, Ontario — The PGA TOUR and Mackenzie Investments announced a six-year agreement making the investment management firm the umbrella sponsor of PGA TOUR Canada.

The Tour is being renamed the Mackenzie Tour–PGA TOUR Canada, effective immediately with this week’s season-opening event in Vancouver.

“We are extremely pleased to announce this landmark sponsorship and to welcome Mackenzie as the umbrella sponsor of PGA TOUR Canada,” said PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem. “Mackenzie’s involvement will enable us to continue to strengthen and grow the Tour throughout Canada.”

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This Week in Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 01:33 Wednesday, 27 May 2015 01:10

AT&T Byron NelsonCanadian Press

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PGA TOUR

AT&T BYRON NELSON

Site: Irving, Texas.

Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.

Course: TPC Four Seasons Resort (7,166 yards, par 70).

Purse: $7.1 million. Winner's share: $1,278,000.

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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.

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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.

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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
 

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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.

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