Abbotsford/Chilliwack – PGA Tour player Adam Hadwin has confirmed his attendance at the UFV Cascades Pro-Am golf tournament.
The Vancouver Golf Tour event, which serves as a key fundraiser for the Cascades golf program, tees off Monday (June 15) at Chilliwack Golf Club. Each foursome will feature one VGT pro and three amateurs, playing a two-best ball team format, and there are still a few team spaces available. Click here for a registration form.
The pros will be battling for a piece of a $5,000 prize purse; Hadwin, 27, usually plays for much higher stakes. Last year, the graduate of Abbotsford’s Robert Bateman Secondary finished atop the combined money list for the Web.com Tour regular season and Finals, highlighted by two victories and over $500,000 in earnings. That earned him fully exempt status on the PGA Tour for 2014-15.
This season, as a full-timer on the PGA Tour, Hadwin has two top-10 finishes and sits 107th on the money list with total earnings of $629,685. He’s also 102nd in the FedEx Cup rankings.
“Having Adam come out to help support the team is a huge boost to the event,” Cascades head golf coach Chris Bertram said. “He’s been extremely generous with his time with this tournament in the past. With each passing year, his time commitments are growing exponentially, so getting him back this year was a great surprise.”
Monday’s event will mark Hadwin’s third appearance at the Cascades Pro-Am. He won the event in 2012.