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Corey Conners

Corey Conners

Biography

Date of Birth
Jan 6, 1992
Birthplace
Listowel, Ont.
Home Club
Listowel Golf Club
School
Kent State University (alumnus)
Years on Team
6 (Young Pro Squad in 2016, 2015 | Amateur Squad in 2014, 2013, 2011 | Development Squad in 2010)

Listowel, Ont., native Corey Conners returns to the Young Pro Squad for a second year after his rookie campaign as a professional. Conners turned professional in April of 2015 after earning top-amateur honours at the Masters tournament. The Kent State alumnus went on to record two Top-10 finishes on the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada, two Top-25 finishes on the Web.com Tour and added a T3 finish on the PGA Tour Latinoamérica. He will return to the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada for 2016. Conners’ storied amateur career with Golf Canada featured a win at the Jones Cup and a runner-up finish at the 2014 U.S. Amateur Championship. The three-time Amateur Squad member was also part of a trio of Canadians that lifted Canada to a runner-up finish at the 2014 World Amateur Team Championship.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?

Conny

Q: Who or what got you into golf? Explain.

Father Mike introduced me to the game when I was 4 or 5.

Q: What is your favourite pre-competition meal?

Italian Food.

Q: How about your favourite “cheat” meal?

Steak, not really cheating though.

Q: What was the last book you read?

No Limits/Flash boys

Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?

I am a twin (sister Nicole), I like numbers and math.

Q: What exercise do you dread the most?

I like them all.

Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?

Austin Connelly and I with Tailhade Cup Trophy.

Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?

It’s small and has an awesome golf course.

Q: Do you have any superstitions?

No.

Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?

Not sure-all standard stuff.

Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?

Here comes the boom.

Highlights

Professional

Web.com Tour

  • T7 – 2017 The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at the Abaco Club
  • T5 – 2017 Bahamas Great Exuma Classic
  • T26 – 2015 WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft Heinz
  • T13 – 2015 News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot
  • T23 – 2015 Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr. Pepper

Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada

  • T34 – 2016 National Capital Open to Support Our Troops
  • 2nd – 2016 Staal Foundation Open presented by Tbaytel
  • T11 – 2016 Players Cup
  • T10 – 2015 Wildfire Invitational presented by PC Financial
  • 3rd – 2015 Staal Foundation Open presented by Tbaytel
  • T46 – 2015 SIGA Dakota Dunes Open presented by SaskTel
  • T12 – 2015 Syncrude Boreal Open presented by AECON

PGA Tour Latinoamérica

  • T2 – 2016 63 Alberto do Brasil
  • T8 – 2016 Copa Diners Club International
  • T8 – 2016 San Luis Championship
  • T19 – 2016 58 Abierto Mexicano de Golf
  • T13 – 2016 Honduras Open presented by Indura Beach and Golf Resort
  • T2 – 2016 Guatemala Stella Artois Open
  • T22 – 2016 Abierto OSDE del Centro presented by FiberCorp
  • T9 – 2016 Lexus Panama Classic
  • 3rd – 2016 Avianca Colombia Open presented by BBVA
  • Medallist – 2016 PGA Tour Latinoamérica Qualfiying School
  • T20 – 2015 110 VISA Open de Argentina presented by OSDE
  • T3 – 2015 Bridgestone America’s Golf Cup presented by Value

Amateur

  • Top Amateur – 2015 Masters (PGA TOUR)
  • T6 – 2015 Azalea Invitational
  • Quarter-finalist – 2015 Australian Amateur
  • Champion – 2015 Lake Macquarie Championship
  • Finalist – 2014 U.S. Amateur (Match Play)
  • T8 – 2014 29th Eisenhower Trophy
  • T4 – 2014 Canadian Men’s Amateur
  • Finalist – 2014 Men’s North and South Amateur Championship (Match Play)
  • Champion – 2014 Jones Cup
  • Champion –  2014 Mid-American Conference Golf Championship (NCAA)
  • T-10 – 2014 The Aggie Invitational (NCAA)
  • Champion – 2014 General Hackler Championship (NCAA)
  • Champion – 2014 Gopher Invitational (NCAA)
  • Semi-Finalist – 2013 U.S. Men’s Amateur (match play)
  • T2 – 2013 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • Champion – 2013 Gopher Invitational (NCAA)
  • T8 – 2013 Ontario Amateur Championship
  • T2 – 2013 Men’s North & South Amateur Championship
  • T3 – 2013 Monroe Invitational Championship
  • T33 – 2012 World Amateur Team Championship
  • 2012 U.S. Men’s Amateur Championship Round of 64
  • 4th – 2012 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • T9 – 2012 Porter Cup
  • 3rd – 2012 Ontario Amateur Championship
  • T4 – 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Championship
  • T13 – 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Central Region
  • T6 – 2011 Glencoe Invitational
  • T9 – 2011 Fireline Towson Invitational (NCAA)
  • T1 – 2010 World Junior Golf Team Championship (individual)
  • Champion – 2010 Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 3rd – 2010 World Junior Golf Team Championship (team)
  • 3rd – 2010 CN Future Links Pacific Championship
  • 3rd – 2010 CN Future Links Ontario Championship
  • 3rd 2009 Barrett Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 6th 2010 Ontario Junior Boys Championship
  • T3 2009 International Junior Masters
  • 8th 2009 Ontario Junior Boys Championship
  • 11th 2009 Canadian Junior Boys Championship
  • 5th 2008 Ontario Junior Boys Championship

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