Freedom 55 Financial honours top Canadian player as PGA TOUR Canada begins

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June 10, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) –  Riley Wheeldon of Comox, B.C was recognized as Canadian Player of the Week by Freedom 55 Financial, as the first tournament in the PGA TOUR Canada – the Times Colonist Island Savings Open – ended Sunday in Victoria.

“As a Canadian organization, we’re pleased to recognize leading Canadian golfers throughout the tour for their outstanding achievements and dedication to achieving their goals,” said Freedom 55 Financial Vancouver Regional Director Reid McGruer.

PHOTO Freedom 55 Financial Canadian player of the week
Photo Courtesy of Freedom 55 FinancialTM and PGA Tour Canada

Freedom 55 FinancialTM (a division of London Life) established the Canadian Player of the Week award to recognize top Canadian players in the TOUR. At each PGA TOUR Canada tournament, Freedom 55 Financial will present this award to the player who has the lowest total score. Winners will also receive $1,500 to use toward attaining future goals.

At the end of the TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial, the Freedom 55 Financial Canadian Player of Year award will be presented to the top Canadian PGA TOUR Canada player along with a $10,000 cash prize.

In April, PGA TOUR Canada confirmed Freedom 55 Financial as the presenting sponsor of the TOUR Championship of Canada. The TOUR Championship, PGA TOUR Canada’s flagship event, will be conducted by Golf Canada. The tournament will see the culmination of the race for five Web.com Tour cards to be earned by the top five players on the Order of Merit Sept. 9-15 at Sunningdale Golf and Country Club in London, Ont.

Freedom 55 Financial, a division of London Life Insurance Company, offers financial security advice and planning to Canadians through its 3,300 financial security advisors. Freedom 55 Financial offers London Life’s own brand of investments, savings and retirement income, annuities, life insurance and mortgage products to Canadians.

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