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    • Bo Van Pelt is coming off a T7 two weeks ago at the John Deere Classic where he ranked T2 in ball-striking. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) Bo Van Pelt is coming off a T7 two weeks ago at the John Deere Classic where he ranked T2 in ball-striking. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

    William McGirt ... Something has clicked with the Carolinian when he travels north of the border. Both of his career T2s have occurred in this tournament on different golf courses in the last two years, so he's already proven that site migration does not impede success. Had the week off following a T23 at the John Deere Classic, his fifth top 25 of the season. Ranks 43rd in fairways hit and 21st in strokes gained-putting.

    Bo Van Pelt ... First trip to Royal Montreal, but he's fared well in eight appearances in this tournament. Top 10s in his last two (2011, 2012). Bouncing off a season-best T7 at the John Deere Classic where he ranked T2 in ball-striking, third in proximity and first in par-3 scoring. It was his seventh consecutive cut made, a streak that include three top 20s.

    Chad Campbell ... Despite conditional status, the four-time PGA TOUR winner has played steadily. This is his 16th start of the season and he's 148th in both FedExCup points and earnings. Three weeks after a season-best T7 at the Travelers Championship, tied for 13th at the John Deere Classic where he spun a bogey-free, 9-under 62 that concluded with an eagle-2 at the ninth hole. Currently leads the TOUR in greens in regulation and ranks T11 in proximity and T24 in par-4 scoring.

    Troy Merritt ... For most intents and purposes, the 28-year-old needed only a six-week stretch to secure his 2014-15 card. It started with a solo second at TPC Southwind in early June. He added top 20s at The Old White TPC and TPC Deere Run. During the spurt, he's risen 87 spots in strokes gained-putting to 79th. With a berth in the FedExCup Playoffs all but locked up, he can focus on his next goal of winning a PGA TOUR event. It didn't count as an official victory, but he emerged with the title at the second of three Kodak Challenges in 2010.

    Adam Hadwin ... The native of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, will ring a few bells among avid golf fans. He made a push at claiming his PGA TOUR card as a non-member in 2011. In fact, his T4 in the RBC Canadian Open that season is his personal best in 10 starts. The 26-year-old has been a full-timer on the Web.com Tour since, but he'll finally graduate after this season. With a win at the Chile Classic and four other top 10s, he's sixth on the money list. Also 20th in the all-around.
     

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