Below is a list of how Canadian golfers fared across the major professional tours the week prior.
K.H. Lee played through a steady downpour and waited out a two hour weather delay for a three shot victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson. It was his first PGA Tour victory and he became the second consecutive tournament winner from South Korea, joining Sung Kang. The victory also earned him the final spot in this week’s PGA Championship. Third-round leader Sam Burns finished runner-up. …Roger Sloan posted his best result since March. …For only the sixth time this season, Michael Gligic broke 70 in the opening round.
NEXT EVENT: PGA Championship (May 20)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Corey Conners, Adam Hadwin, Mackenzie Hughes
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS
Monday qualifier Dicky Pride shot a final round 67 for a three stroke win at the Mitsubishi Electric Classic. It was his first PGA Tour Champions title in just his 11th Tour start. Pride is the 14th open qualifier to win on the tour and the 18th player to win at least once on the PGA Tour, PGA Tour Champions and Korn Ferry Tour. First round leader Stephen Ames finished in a tie for second with Kirk Triplett. It was the second runner-up finish for Ames dating back to February 2020.
NEXT EVENT: KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (May 27)
CANADIANS ENTERED: TBA
KORN FERRY TOUR
Greyson Sigg made a 6-foot par putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory at the Visit Knoxville Open. It was the first career tour title for Sigg, who has eight top 10s this season and is No. 2 in the points standings with more than enough points for a PGA Tour card next season. …Stuart Macdonald’s final round 63 was a career best and just two shots off the course record. It was also his best career finish on the tour. …Taylor Pendrith, who has secured his PGA Tour card for next season, posted just his third top-20 result in his last 10 starts. …This was only the second time in the last 10 starts that Adam Svensson failed to break par in a tournament.
NEXT EVENT: AdventHealth Championship (May 20)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Stuart Macdonald, Taylor Pendrith
Richard Bland made par on the first extra hole to win the British Masters and became the oldest first-time winner in European Tour history. It was the 48-year-old’s 478th tournament start. Guido Migliozzi, who missed a five-foot birdie putt on the penultimate hole which would have given him the victory, finished second. …Aaron Cockerill collected his biggest payday of the season, €13,183.93, and the third largest of his European Tour career
NEXT EVENT: Made in Himmerland (May 27)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Aaron Cockerill
Casey Danielson birdied the second playoff hole to defeat Fatima Fernandez Cano at the Symetra Classic. With her first career tour win, Danielson moves up to fifth on the season money list.
NEXT EVENT: IOA Golf Classic (May 21)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Maddie Szeryk, Maude-Aimee Leblanc, Brittany Marchand, Rebecca Lee-Bentham, Samantha Richdale, Selena Costabile, Josee Doyon, Valerie Tanguay, Caroline Ciot (reserve), Hannah Hellyer (reserve), Sabrina Sapone (reserve)
NEXT EVENT: Pure Silk Championship (May 20)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Brooke Henderson, Jaclyn Lee, Alena Sharp, Anne-Catherine Tanguay