Quick Facts About Sponsor Exempt Golfers

/Quick Facts About Sponsor Exempt Golfers

Quick Facts About Sponsor Exempt Golfers

SPONSOR EXEMPTION SUMMARY
QUICK FACTS

WIL BATEMAN, Edmonton, AB

  • Successful Junior Career
    • Member of Golf Canada’s Golf Development Team
    • Qualified for US Amateur (2010 & 2011) – lost to Jordan Spieth in round 16 (2011)
    • T3 – Canadian Amateur (2011)
  • Turned Pro in 2012
    • Won swingthought.com event (2015)
    • Full status on the PGA Tour LatinoAmerica – 10th on money list (2015)
    • Won Santiago, Chile (2015)
    • Conditional status on Mackenzie Tour 2016-2018
    • Conditional status on web.com (2016);
      • 10 events made every cut (only player to do so)
    • 1st PGA TOUR Start @ Puerto Rico Open (2016)
    • Shoulder injury in 2017 only played 5 events
    • Eye of Africa PGA Championship – T37th (2017)
    • Joburg Open – European Tour – T68th (2017)
    • First Stage European Tour – T11th (2017)
    • Second Stage – Playing category on the Challenge Tour for 2018

GRANT FUHR, Spruce Grove, AB

  • Grant is always a fan favourite whether he is at the rink, or on the golf course
  • His hockey career is second to none, and his passion for golf is evident having played in over 20 Mackenzie Tour Events
  • Grant has a desire to chase the Champions Tour, he’s a tremendous competitor, and will use this event to help get him one step closer to his goal
  • Acting as Honorary Chair for the Syncrude Oil Country Championship for the third year

THEO HUMPHREY, Chicago, IL

  • 2018 SEC Player of the Year
  • Qualified for the 2018 US Open at Shinnecock Hills
  • 2018 SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • 2018 Ben Hogan Award Semifinalist
  • 2018 Fred Haskins Award Watch List
  • Winner of the 2018 Schenkel Invitational
  • 3rd place at the 2018 Mason Rudolph Championship
  • T-3 at the Quarencia Cabo Collegiate
  • 2nd place at the 2018 Jones Cup
  • 2017 US Amateur Semifinalist 
T-3 at the 2017 NCAA Championship
  • T-3 at the Players Amateur
  • T-2 at the Northeast Amateur
  • Finished Amateur Career at 4th in the Scratch Players World Amateur Ranking
  • Finished Amateur Career at 10th in the WAGR
  • Finished Amateur Career at 10th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Men’s Collegiate Rankings
  • Finished Amateur Career at 8th in the Golfstat NCAA Player Ranking
  • 70.26 strokes per round this year as a senior at Vanderbilt
  • PING Third-Team All American (2017)
  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2015, 2016 & 2017)

JAMIE SADLOWSKI, St. Paul, AB

  • Two-time World Long Drive Junior Champion (2005-2006)
  • Two-time World Long Drive Championship (2008-2009)
  • Played on Mackenzie Tour (2016-2017)
    • ATB Financial Classic – T14 (2017)
    • GolfBC Championship – T24 (2017)
    • Cape Breton Open – T30 (2017)
    • Mackenzie Tour Q-School USA West 2 – T9 (2018)
    • 60th at Staal Foundation (2018)
    • Won US Open Qualifier (2016) (-9)
    • Played in Emirates Australian Open (2016)
    • Played in Venetian Macao Open (2016)
    • BNI Indonesian Masters T46 (2016)
    • PGA Tour debut – Dean & DeLuca Invitational (2017)
    • Champions Choice Exemption at Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial and Safeway Open in Napa, CA

DANNY SAHL, Sherwood Park, AB

  • Champion Syncrude Boreal Open (2011)
  • 6 career Top-5 finishes on Mackenzie Tour
  • Mackenzie Tour Order of Merit
    • 2015 – 38th
    • 2012 – 24th
    • 2011 – 9th
    • 2010 – 31st
    • Caddied for Mike Weir and currently for Vijay Singh

CHRIS WARD

  • Achieved Professional status with the PGA of Canada (2016)
  • Recognized as finalist for the PGA of Alberta Finalist CFM Assistant Professional of the Year (2017)
  • Assistant Professional at Edmonton Petroleum Golf & Country Club
  • Attended the St.Francis Xavier High School Golf Academy (2010-2012)
  • Most Dedicated Academy Student at St.Francis Xavier Golf Academy (2011)
  • Edmonton Country Club Junior Club Champion (2011)
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