Adam Hadwin took another step forward in his quest to earn a PGA Tour card for next season, posting a solid 10th-place finish at the News Sentinel Open in Knoxville, Tenn. on the weekend.
The Abbotsford pro golfer was remarkably consistent over the four rounds, shooting 68-66-68-68 to end up at 14 under par. That left him just four strokes back of winner Darron Stiles, and earned him $12,500.
The result moved Hadwin from 44th up to 39th in the Web.com Tour’s order of merit rankings, with $97,600 in earnings this season. The top 25 on the order of merit at season’s end will be awarded PGA Tour cards for next season.
Hadwin is in Canonsburg, Penn. this week for the Mylan Classic.
ACE BOOSTS TAYLOR
A hole-in-one highlighted a top-10 finish for Nick Taylor at the Canadian Tour Championship in Scarborough, Ont.
Taylor holed his tee shot on the par-three 14th at Scarboro Golf and Country Club during Saturday’s third round.
For the tournament, he shot 71-71-68-70 to finish at seven under par, tied for eighth.
Taylor earned $2,900 for the result, which moved him up to ninth on the CanTour order of merit.