Golf Canada Leaderboard presented by TitleistWritten by Golf Canada
Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a wire-to-wire victory two-shot victory, joining Tiger Woods as the only back-to-back winners of the major since it went to stroke play in 1958. After shooting a course record 63 on Thursday, Koepka’s 74 on Sunday was the highest final round by a PGA champion since Vijay Singh won in a playoff in 2004 at Whistling Straits. …Adam Hadwin has competed in nine majors. This was his third PGA Championship and the first time he has made the cut …Corey Conners has now played in three of the four golf majors with the British Open the only one he has yet to qualify for..
NEXT EVENT: Charles Schwab Challenge (May 23)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Corey Conners, Mackenzie Hughes, Ben Silverman, Roger Sloan, Nick Taylor, Mike Weir
Robby Shelton got up-and-down from a bunker to save par on the 18th hole for a one-shot victory in the Knoxville Open and his second Web.com Tour victory of the year. …Michael Gligic posted his best result since winning back in February. He has played seven of his last eight rounds in par or better. …Ryan Yip’s second round 64 tied him for low round of the day. …Seann Harlingten has made the cut in each of his first two Web.com starts. …Albin Choi has played 17-under par in the last three tournaments in which he’s made the weekend cut. …Brad Fritsch’s result was his first weekend cut in his last eight events
NEXT EVENT: Evan Scholars Invitational (May 23)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Brad Fritsch, Michael Gligic, Ryan Yip
Leona Maguire of Ireland closed with a 6-under 66 for a five-shot victory in the Symetra Classic. It was Maguire’s second victory on the Symetra Tour this year and moved her to the top of the money list. …All of the six Canadians entered missed the weekend cut.
NEXT EVENT: Zimmer Biomet Championship (May 23)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Christina Foster, Hannah Hellyer, Maude-Aimee Leblanc, Megan Osland, Samantha Richdale, Maddie Szeryk
PGA TOUR LATINOAMERICA
Evan Harmeling birdied the 72nd hole for a one-shot victory in the Jamaica Classic. …Stephen Thomas’ opening round 65 gave him the clubhouse lead after day one. …Former Golf Canada National Team member Hugo Bernard has made the cut in three of four events this year.
NEXT EVENT: 60 Abierto Mexicano do Golf (May 23)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Wil Bateman, Russell Budd, Drew Nesbitt, Sebastian Szirmak, Hugo Bernard (alternate)
PGA TOUR-CHINA SERIES
Luke Kwon closed with a 7-under 65 as the American rallied to beat Myles Creighton of Canada by one shot in the Qinhuangdao Championship.
NEXT EVENT: Pure Silk Championship (May 23)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Brooke Henderson, Brittany Marchand, Anne-Catherine Tanguay,
PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS
NEXT EVENT: KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (May 23)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Stephen Ames
NEXT EVENT: Made in Denmark (May 23)
CANADIANS ENTERED: Austin Connelly (alternate), Aaron Cockerill (alternate)
MACKENZIE TOUR-PGA TOUR CANADA
NEXT EVENT: Canada Life Open (May 23)
CANADIANS ENTERED: James Allenby, Hugo Bernard, Chris Crisologo, Jared du Toit, Derek Gillespie, Seann Harlingten, Jimmy Jones, Taylor Pendrith, David Rose, Jamie Sadlowski, Scott Secord, Riley Wheeldon, James Seymour (alternate)