pgatourcanada1

May 27,2014 (ISN) – At each regular PGA TOUR Canada event, two sponsor exemptions will be awarded to
current or former members of Golf Canada’s National Amateur Team.

Alumni of the team to have played on PGA TOUR Canada include Graham DeLaet, Adam Hadwin, Nick

Taylor, Matt Hill. Below are the players teeing it up this week:

Mitch Evanecz, Red Deer, Alberta

Chris Hemmerich, Kitchener, Ontario

Other Sponsor Exemptions:

Matt Hill, Sarnia, Ontario

Bryn Parry, North Vancouver, BC

Kevin Maxwell, Langford, BC

Seann Harlingten, Vancouver, BC

Stuart MacDonald, Vancouver, BC

Jesse Speirs, Bangor, ME

Monday Qualifiers

Below are this successful entrants from Open Qualifying, which took place at
Quilchena Golf Club and Swan-e-Set Golf Club (bold denotes Canadian, * = PGA TOUR
Canada member)

Quilchena Golf and Country Club

1. Krister Eriksson* (Sweden) – 66

2. Clint Schiller (Lloydminster, SK) – 66

3. Nick Sherwood (Albany, OR) – 69

T-4. Clark MacPherson (Surrey, BC) – 70

T-4. Kyle Morris* (Worthington, OH) – 70

Swan-E-Set Golf Club

T-1. Alexander Rosen* (Jupiter, FL) – 70

T-1. Curtis Baldwin (Chilliwack, BC) – 70

T-1. Brian Baltzer (Mount Vernon, WA) – 70

T-4. John Shin (Burnaby, BC) – 71

T-4. Ryan Cook (Port Coquitlam, BC) – 71

Player Notes

Matt Hill returns to PGA TOUR Canada for the first time since winning the Order
of Merit in 2012. Hill spent the 2013 season on the Web.com Tour, making seven
cuts in 17 starts and finishing 154th on the Money List. Hill has conditional
status on TOUR stemming from his win at the 2012 SIGA Dakota Dunes Open
presented by SaskTel.
Riley Wheeldon, who finished second on the Order of Merit last season to earn
status on the Web.com Tour, is taking advantage of an off-week on the Web.com
Tour by returning to his native British Columbia. Wheeldon began his 2013 season
by finishing third at the Bayview Place Island Savings Open presented by Times
Colonist.
NEC Series – PGA TOUR Latinoamérica winners in the field: Julian Etulain (2014
Lexus Panama Classic, 2013 Lexus Peru Open), Alan Wagner (2012 Roberto de
Vicenzo Invitational Copa NEC),
2012 U.S. Amateur champion Steven Fox, playing in the Web.com Tour member
category, will make his first start on PGA TOUR Canada this week

Miscellaneous PC Financial Open Notes

PGA TOUR Canada returns to the Vancouver area for the first time since 2009 at
the City of Surrey Invitational, which was won by Mike Grob
Other notable tournaments to be held at Point Grey Golf and Country Club include
the RBC Canadian Open (1954), Canadian Pacific Women’s Open (2003)
Players and officials will wear a black ribbon in honour of Richard H. “Dick”
Grimm, who passed away Monday. In addition to his other roles in Canadian golf,
Grimm served as PGA TOUR Canada Commissioner from 1993-1997

LEAVE A REPLY