Fortinet Cup, Player of the Year Award goes to Bateman

Wil Bateman is only the second Canadian—along with Mackenzie Hughes in 2013—to win PGA TOUR Canada Player of the Year honors.

KITCHENER, Ontario—Wil Bateman didn’t necessarily need to win the season-ending Fortinet Cup Championship in order to secure the Fortinet Cup title and Player of the Year honors. That’s exactly what he did, though, shooting a final-round 1-under 69 Sunday at Deer Ridge Golf Club to defeat Jeffrey Kang by two strokes. In the process, Bateman won the Fortinet Cup, finishing with 1,654 points and vaulting past Jake Knapp, who entered the week with the standings lead. It was quite the double dip.   Read Full Story…

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‘It’s a great golf course’

Deer Ridge Golf Club is where the 2022 PGA TOUR Canada season comes to an end

The Thomas McBroom design, consistently listed among the top 50 golf courses in Canada by any number of publications and rating services, will play as a par-70 this week, with the first and 18th holes, par-5s for Deer Ridge’s members, reduced to par-4s for the Fortinet Cup Championship.   Read Full Story…

Fortinet Cup Championship names Corey Conners Honourary Chair

Conners’ foundation to benefit from PGA TOUR Canada’s flagship event

KITCHENER, Ontario—PGA TOUR Canada announced Tuesday that PGA TOUR star and native Canadian Corey Conners has agreed to serve as the Honourary Chair for its flagship event, the season-ending Fortinet Cup Championship, at Deer Ridge Golf Club set for September 12-18. The Corey and Malory Conners Family Fund, which focuses on helping underprivileged children through sports and education, will be the official Fortinet Cup Championship charity. Conners grew up in Listowel, Ontario, approximately 55 kilometers from Deer Ridge, and he continues to maintain close ties to the region and to PGA TOUR Canada, where his professional career began   Read Full Story…

PGA TOUR Canada announces 2022 Fortinet Cup Schedule

The Fortinet Cup kicks off with 11-tournament season that begins in June and concludes in September

TORONTO, Canada—Featuring a regular season that begins in early June and ends in mid-September, PGA TOUR Canada announced its 2022 schedule Tuesday for the Fortinet Cup as part of the season-long competition. Fortinet announced it will be the Tour’s Cup sponsor as the Tour awards points based on player performance, with a $100,000 bonus pool up for grabs for the top competitors.   Full Story