Alumni on Tour: May 16
Check in with former Mackenzie Tour players in the news and in the field
May 16, 2017
By Brian Decker, PGATOUR.COM
- Adam Cornelson drew into this week's field at the BMW Charity Pro-Am (Ryan Young/PGA TOUR)
Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada alums are in action and in the news this week on the Web.com Tour and PGA TOUR. Take a look below at alumni teeing it up and in the news, along with five to watch for this week.
ALUMNI IN THE FIELD (* = 2013-present alumni)
PGA TOUR | AT&T Byron Nelson
Jimmy Walker, Tony Finau*, James Hahn*, DA Points, Nick Taylor*, Robby Shelton*, Bryce Molder, Spencer Levin, Mark Hubbard*, Graham DeLaet, JJ Spaun*, CT Pan*, Julian Etulain*, Ryan Brehm*, Brad Fritsch, Joel Dahmen*, Bobby Gates, Tom Hoge, Willy Wilcox, Tyler Aldridge*
Web.com Tour | BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation
Ethan Tracy*, Erik Barnes*, John Mallinger, Sam Ryder*, Erik Compton, Jason Millard*, Roger Sloan, Brady Schnell*, Adam Svensson*, Adam Long*, Timothy Madigan*, Albin Choi*, Greg Eason*, Taylor Moore*, Ben Silverman*, Matt Harmon*, Carter Jenkins*, Michael Schoolcraft*, Wade Binfield*, Jonathan Garrick*, Toni Hakula*, Seth Reeves*, Brandon Harkins*, Scott Gutschewski, Greg Yates*, Talor Gooch*, Corey Conners*, Aaron Wise*, John Chin*, Conrad Shindler*, Sepp Straka*, Peter Tomasulo, Paul Barjon*, Ben Taylor*, Cameron Wilson*, Samuel Del Val*, Kyle Wilshire*, David Skinns*, Vince Covello*, Michael Letzig*, Sam Love*, Justin Shin*, Byron Smith, Adam Cornelson*
IN THE NEWS
HILL EARNS RBC SPOT: Former Mackenzie Tour Order of Merit winner Matt Hill prevailed in RBC Canadian Open Regional Qualifying on Monday, securing top spot in a playoff to earn a direct pass into the PGA TOUR event in July.
HUGHES MAKES A SPLASH IN PLAYERS DEBUT: Mackenzie Hughes' dream rookie season on the PGA TOUR continued over the weekend, with the 2013 Mackenzie Tour Player of the Year sharing the first round lead and finishing T16 in his first start at THE PLAYERS.
MOORE TALKS JAYS, GOLF AND MACKENZIE TOUR: At 33rd on the Web.com Tour Money List, Taylor Moore has looked comfortable in his first season after earning his card by finishing in The Five. He talked about his season in Canada - and his fandom of the Toronto Blue Jays - in a Q&A with PGATOUR.COM this week.
FIVE TO WATCH: Here are five Mackenzie Tour alums to watch for this week on Tour.
ADAM CORNELSON: Without a made cut in his four starts this season, Cornelson has a chance to turn his season around this week in Greenville after drawing into the field on Monday.
ROBBY SHELTON: The medalist at Mackenzie Tour Q-School earlier this Spring, Shelton is playing on a sponsor exemption this week in Dallas. He finished T16 at the Valero Texas Open in his most recent start in Texas.
MICHAEL SCHOOLCRAFT: Along with Mackenzie Tour members Wade Binfield, Carter Jenkins and Jonathan Garrick, Schoolcraft has a sponsor exemption this week and will try to make the most of his conditional Web.com Tour status.
J.J. SPAUN: After missing out on a spot at THE PLAYERS, Spaun will be raring to go this week at the Byron Nelson. Spaun finishe T6 a month ago at the RBC Heritage.
NICK TAYLOR: With three top-25s in his last four starts, including a T8 most recently at the Wells Fargo Championship, Taylor brings a game in fine form into this week at the Byron Nelson.