Canadian Golfers Prepare to Tee off in PGA TOUR Events

PGA TOUR Canada tee marker

THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of players from Canada as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and their performances.

Desert Classic

Stadium Course at PGA WEST,
Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA WEST,
La Quinta Country Club, La Quinta, California*

Purse: $5,900,000 ($1,062,000 to winner)
Next Tournament: Farmers Insurance Open

(San Diego, California, January 24-27)

*The Desert Classic is one of four tournaments played on multiple courses, along with the Farmers Insurance Open, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and The RSM Classic.

Player Result Earnings FedExCup


  Corey Conners CUT (-4) 22
  Graham DeLaet DNP
  Adam Hadwin T2 (-25) $519,200 13 Turned in his best performance in seven starts, contending all week and shooting two rounds of 65. Improved 38 spots on the FedExCup and moved to No. 11 in the Presidents Cup standings.
  David Hearn CUT (-3) 144
  Mackenzie Hughes DNP 178
  Ben Silverman CUT (-8) 180
  Roger Sloan T12 (-17) $112,100 112 By shooting 65 in the final round, recorded not only his best performance of the season but his top career outing.
  Adam Svensson T18 (-16) $64,723 123 Recorded his first top-20 of the season and improved 31 spots on the FedExCup.
  Nick Taylor T40 (-13) $19,663 140 Following a cut last week in Hawaii, recorded three under-par rounds.

Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai
Ka’upulehu-Kona, Hawaii

Purse: $1,800,000 ($305,000 to winner)
Next Tournament: Oasis Championship
(Boca Raton, Florida, February 8-10)

Players Result Earnings Notes
  Stephen Ames T13 (-8) $34,000 In his second appearance at the event, improved on last year’s T28.

The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay

Great Exuma, Bahamas

Purse: $600,000 ($108,000 to winner)
Next Tournament:The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club
(Great Abaco, Bahamas, January 20-23)

Player Result Earnings Notes
  Albin Choi T16 (-9) $9,300 In his third appearance at this tournament, recorded his second top-20 finish, following last year’s T13.
  Brad Fritsch CUT (+2)
  Michael Gligic T20 (-8) $6,990 Finished No. 16 on Mackenzie Tour’s 2018 Order of Merit and earned starts via the Qualifying Tournament.
  Seann Harlingten DNP
  Ryan Yip CUT (+4)
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