Joe Panzeri, Matt Marshall, 2012 - Windemere Golf & CC)
67 (Mike Belbin, 2010)
$150,000 (Canadian dollars)
1st Place - $24,000; 2nd - $14,400; 3rd - $9,000
Four players at
Past ATB Financial Classic Winners
Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
*Michael Gligic (270) -- Matt Marshall
Hugo Leon (271) -- Jose de Jesus Rodriguez
Dustin Risdon (267) -- Adam Hadwin
Graham DeLaet (267) -- Byron Smith
*Dustin Risdon (264) -- George Bradford
Mike Grob (264) -- Alan McLean
* - Won in Playoff
Top Contenders in the Field
Carlos Sainz, Jr.
Sports Network Selections
Pick to Win - Riley Wheeldon
Darkhorse - Tyler Aldridge
Last Week's Pick to Win (Cory Renfrew) - Finished tied for 11th
Last Week's Darkhorse (Joel Dahmen) - Finished tied for 63rd
The PGA Tour Canada travels to Calgary, Alberta this week for the ATB
Financial Classic at Country Hills Golf Club. This tournament was originally
scheduled for June 20-23, but was postponed due to torrential rains and
flooding in the Calgary area.
The four tournament winners of 2013 are in the field -- Stephen Gangluff, Wil
Collins, Riley Wheeldon and Carlos Sainz, Jr. Wheeldon currently leads the
money list by more than $5,000 over Collins. The field includes 64 Canadians,
72 Americans and players from 15 countries. Three past champions of this event
are in the field this week, Mike Grob (2007), Hugo Leon (2011) and Michael
Last year, Michael Gligic defeated Matt Marshall on the second playoff hole to
earn his first PGA Tour Canada victory. The pair finished regulation tied at
14-under 270 at Windemere Golf & Country Club.
Hugo Leon shot rounds of 66-68-66-71 in 2011 to earn the victory. Leon
finished at 13-under 271 and won by a stroke over Jose de Jesus Rodriguez for
his first victory on the PGA Tour Canada.
In 2010, Dustin Risdon closed with rounds of 63-66 on the weekend, cruising to
an impressive 4-shot win over Adam Hadwin. Risdon finished 72 holes on the
Edmonton Country Club course with a 17-under 267 to capture his third tour
victory and second at this event.
Graham DeLaet fired an 8-under 64 in the final round in 2009 to win by four
strokes over Byron Smith. DeLaet finished the tournament at 21-under-par 267
for his first of two victories in 2009. DeLaet finished the season atop the
PGA Tour Canada money list with over $90,000 in earnings. DeLaet, from
Saskatchewan, now plays on the PGA Tour and is the top-ranked Canadian golfer
in the world at No. 70. He is currently 36th on the PGA Tour money list with
over $1.5 million in earnings this year.
In 2008, Risdon birdied the first playoff hole to defeat George Bradford and
win at Cottonwood Golf and Country Club. Risdon shot rounds of 67-62-65-70.
Bradford fired an 8-under 63 in the final round to join Risdon at 20-under-par
264. They tied the tournament scoring record that Mike Grob set in 2007.
Mike Grob won the 2007 event, as he fired a 6-under 66 in the final round to
win the inaugural tournament. Grob completed his fifth PGA Tour Canada win at
The PGA Tour Canada moves to Ontario in two weeks for The Great Waterway
Classic in Morrisburg, where Eugene Wong captured the 2012 title.
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