Cardinal Forever, Adam Hadwin of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada won his first PGA Tour event this weekend at the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Florida. He finished at 14-under-par to edge out Patrick Cantlay by one shot and also took down many notable players including Tony Finau, Henrik Stenson and Charl Schwartzel.
2017 IS A GOOD YEAR
Hadwin has had a fantastic 2017 season with 10 Tour starts thus far that have included his victory at the Valspar, a Second Place finish in the Career Builder Challenge (which included a third round 59, the 8th on the PGA Tour), three top 10 finishes, five top 25 finishes and he currently sits in Fourth Place in the FedEx Cup Standings. He's currently ranked 51st in the World Golf Rankings. His win at the Valspar earned him an invitation to the 2017 Masters Championship in April.
Hadwin played for the Cards from 2006-2009 and earned All-American honors. He stands Fourth in school history in career stroke average at 73.4. He is the school record holder with 14 career eagles and second in career birdies with 499. His other collegiate honors included 2009 PING Honorable Mention All-American, 2009 BIG EAST Champion and being selected as one of the Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars for Divisions I and II, accounced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Hadwin graduated with a degree in Business Administration.
Hadwin turned Professional in 2009 and played the Mackenzie Tour and Web.com Tour before joining the PGA Tour.