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PGA TOUR CANADA - Wildfire Invitational Preview
From The Sports Network

DATES: Thursday, August 28th through Sunday, August 31st
SITE: Wildfire Golf Club, Peterborough, Ontario
COURSE ARCHITECT: Tom McBroom (2003)
PAR: 72
YARDAGE: 6,803
Hole-By-Hole:1 - Par 4 366 Yds10 - Par 4 389 Yds
2 - Par 4 380 Yds11 - Par 3 171 Yds
3 - Par 3 142 Yds12 - Par 5 545 Yds
4 - Par 5 541 Yds13 - Par 4 426 Yds
5 - Par 5 542 Yds14 - Par 4 362 Yds
6 - Par 4 408 Yds15 - Par 3 170 Yds
7 - Par 4 448 Yds16 - Par 5 540 Yds
8 - Par 4 430 Yds17 - Par 3 186 Yds
9 - Par 3 207 Yds18 - Par 5 550 Yds
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36 3,464 Yds36 3,339 Yds
 
Annual:  2nd
Television:  None
Defending Champion:  Mark Hubbard (Not defending)
Runner-Up:  Kyle Stough, MacKenzie Hughes
Tournament Record:  264 (Mark Hubbard, 2013)
54-Hole Record:  198 (Mark Hubbard, 2013)
36-Hole Record:  128 (Hugo Leon, 2013)
Course Record:  63 (Kyle Stough, Hugo Leon, 2013)
Total Purse:  $150,000 (Canadian dollars)
Prize Breakdown:  1st Place - $27,000; 2nd - $16,200; 3rd - $10,200
 
2013 Finish
PlayerScorePlayerScore
Mark Hubbard264David Skinns269
Kyle Stough266Cory Renfrew269
MacKenzie Hughes266Brady Schnell269
Jorge Fernandez Valdes267Chris Epperson270
Nick Taylor268Four players at272
 
Past Wildfire Invitational Winners
YearWinner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2013Mark Hubbard (264) -- Kyle Stough, MacKenzie Hughes

Top Contenders in the Field
Player2013
Brady SchnellT-6
Joel DahmenT-23
Josh PersonsT-23
Brock MackenzieT-35
David Bradshaw---
Tomas Cocha---
Greg Eason---
Matt Harmon---
Wes Homan---
Adam Long---
Greg Machtaler---
Timothy Madigan---
Sports Network Selections

Pick to Win - Timothy Madigan
Darkhorse - Adam Long
 
Last Week's Pick to Win (Joel Dahmen) - Missed the cut
Last Week's Darkhorse (Greg Eason) - Finished tied for 12th
 
NOTES:
The PGA Tour Canada remains in Ontario for the third week in a row for the Wildfire Invitational in Peterborough. All nine tournament winners from 2014 are in the field, including 2-time winner and money leader Joel Dahmen.

Dahmen currently leads the money list by more than $20,000 over Timothy Madigan. Dahmen is the only 2-time winner on tour this season and is the only player with four top-5 finishes.

The top five players on the Order of Merit will graduate to the Web.com Tour in 2015. The top money winner will receive fully exempt status for 2015, with players finishing second to fifth earning highly placed status. Players finishing sixth through 10th will receive an exemption into the final stage of Web.com Tour Q-School, while players finishing 11th to 20th will be exempt into the second stage.

The PGA Tour Canada travels to Nova Scotia next week for the Cape Breton Celtic Classic, where Mackenzie Hughes won in 2013.

08/27 12:49:14 ET

As of August 27, 2014, at 12:50 PM ET

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