PGA Tour Canada Set for First Q-School Event of 2022

The Tour Course at Weston Hills in Weston, FL is set to host the first leg of Q-School for the PGA Tour of Canada on Tuesday-Saturday. The 7046 yard, par 72, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. design is set to see 115 competitors scheduled for 72-holes of play. The four-round event does not have a cut.

PGA Tour of Canada is the first rung on the ladder to the PGA tour. Top players at each of the seven Q-school events will win exemptions into PGA Tour Canada’s summer tournament schedule, with Q-school medalists gaining full exemptions for the tour’s 2022 season.

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The top-5 players in the PGA Canada’s Order of Merit will be promoted to the Korn Ferry Tour for 2023. The Korn Ferry Tour is one step below the PGA Tour and its top players graduate to that tour.

Cougar Collins, Eastern Michigan

Canada Tour Q-schools draw strong fields with international competitors, including several with professional experience. One Canadian competitor at Weston Hills who will draw a lot of attention is Cougar Collins of Caledon, Ontario. Collins won the 98th Ontario Men’s Amateur Championship in August 2020

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The NCAA Division I golfer is a student at Eastern Michigan University. Collins is teed off at 8 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday’s first round. Tee times begin at 7 a.m. daily with each round anticipated to be complete by about 5 pm.

Once the event has concluded we will bring you coverage, including information regarding how the top players’ eligibility for the regular season is affected by the results.

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