January 9, 2014, Oakville, ON (ISN) – An elite field will compete at the TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial in 2014, with the top 60 players on the Order of Merit through the season’s penultimate tournament gaining entry into the season-ending event.
The 12th and final event on the PGA TOUR Canada schedule will see the culmination of the race for Web.com Tour status at Sunningdale Golf and Country Club in London, Ontario, with the event once again operated by Golf Canada. Only the top 60 players on the Order of Merit will be eligible, setting up an exciting race to the season’s final event.
“With the field consisting of those players who have performed at the highest level over the course of the year, the TOUR Championship of Canada presented by Freedom 55 Financial should be a thrilling finish to our season,” said PGA TOUR Canada President Jeff Monday. “The recently announced 12-event schedule allows us to make our season-ending event a marquee tournament for PGA TOUR Canada’s elite players, where every player will have something on the line in the race for Web.com Tour status.”
The top five players on PGA TOUR Canada’s Order of Merit earn Web.com Tour status for the following season, with players finishing in spots sixth through 10th earning an exemption into the final stage and players finishing 11th through 20th into the second stage of Web.com Tour Qualifying School.