Golf Canada Leaderboard presented by TitleistWritten by Golf Canada
Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic by two-strokes over Russell Henley for his first PGA Tour title. A two-time winner on the European Tour, Frittelli also earned a spot next week in the British Open …Roger Sloan posted his second top 10 finish of the season, his first since a runner-up finish at the Puerto Rico Open in February. …Adam Svensson equalled his second best result of the season and third top 20 result. …Nick Taylor made the weekend cut for the sixth straight tournament, three shy of equalling his longest streak this season.
NEXT EVENT: Barbasol Championship (Jul 18)
CANADIANS ENTERED: David Hearn, Ben Silverman, Adam Svensson, Nick Taylor, Mike Weir
Sei Young Kim shot a final round 66 for a two-stroke victory over Lexi Thompson at the Marathon Classic for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season. …Brooke Henderson has played 14 of her last 16 rounds at par or under. …Alena Sharp was tied for the lead after an opening round 64, which equalled her lowest round score of the year.
NEXT EVENT: Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational (Jul 17)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Brooke Henderson, Jaclyn Lee, Brittany Marchand, Alena Sharp, Anne-Catherine Tanguay
KORN FERRY TOUR
Nelson Ledesma of Argentina birdied the final hole to win the TPC Colorado Championship and wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season. Ledesma won for the second straight year on the tour. …Michael Gligic notched his second top 10 result of the season, his first since winning the Panama Championship back in February. …James Love was making his first start on the Korn Ferry Tour since 2012. He qualified for the event after shooting 64 and surviving a 3-for-2 playoff in the Monday qualifier.
NEXT EVENT: Pinnacle Bank Championship (Jul 18)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Albin Choi, Brad Fritsch, Michael Gligic, Ryan Yip
MACKENZIE TOUR-PGA TOUR CANADA
Paul Barjon carded a final round 67 to pick up his second victory of the season at the Osprey Valley Open, finishing three shots up on Canadian Taylor Pendrith. Pendrith was tied for the lead after shooting an opening round 63, one shy of his career low on the Tour. He earned his second Canada Life Canadian Player of the Week Award of the season and moved up to 7th from 25th on the Order of Merit. …Golf Canada National Team member Joey Savoie posted the lowest finish by an amateur at any Mackenzie Tour event so far this season. His opening round 66 was also his lowest career round on the Tour.
|T30||Joey Savoie (a)||66-69-70-71||-12|
|T54||Jared du Toit||69-68-74-70||-7|
|MC||Josh Whalen (a)||71-74|
|MC||Gerry Dee (a)||84-79|
NEXT EVENT: HFX Pro-Am (Jul 18)
CANADIANS ENTERED: James Allenby, Michael Belle, Hugo Bernard, Jared du Toit, Taylor Pendrith, Riley Wheeldon, Jamie Sadlowski (alternate),
Bernd Wiesberger beat Benjamin Hebert on the third playoff hole at the Scottish Open for his sixth European Tour title. Herbert captured one of the three qualifying places for the British Open which starts Thursday at Royal Portrush while Wiesberger moved top of the Race to Dubai. …There were no Canadians entered in the event.
NEXT EVENT: British Open (Jul 18)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Corey Conners, Adam Hadwin
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS
Retief Goosen birdied the final two holes to win the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship for his first PGA Tour Champions title. The 50-year-old Hall of Famer from South Africa finished a two-strokes ahead of 65-year-old Jay Haas and Tim Petrovic. Haas was trying to become the oldest winner in tour history. …Stephen Ames extended his streak of cuts made this season to 15.
NEXT EVENT: The Senior Open Championship (Jul 25)
CANADIANS ENTERED: TBA
Patty Tavatanakit of Thailand won the Donald Ross Classic for her first Symetra Tour title. The 19-year-old former UCLA player, who shot 61 last week at an LPGA Tour event, closed with a 64 for a three-stroke victory. …Maude-Aimee Leblanc posted her third top 20 result of the season… Samantha Richdale posted her best result of the season after making the cut for the third consecutive tournament …Maddie Szeryk has missed the cut in each of her last two tournaments. She currently sits ninth on the money list with the top 10 earning LPGA Tour membership at the end of the year
NEXT EVENT: Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic (Jul 18)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Christina Foster, Hannah Hellyer, Maude-Aimee Leblanc, Megan Osland, Samantha Richdale, Maddie Szeryk, Valerie Tanguay, Elizabeth Tong,