Dundas’ Mackenzie Hughes earned Canadian Player of the Week honours on the PGA Tour Canada with a 16-under-par performance and tenth place tie at the Great Waterway Classic in Morrisburg, Ontario, last week.
The low Canadian in each PGA Tour Canada event receives the Freedom 55 Financial Canadian Player of the Week Award and a $1,500 cash prize.
Hughes shot rounds of 70, 67, 69 and 66 to finish six strokes behind the leader. It’s the Highland Secondary School grad’s second top 10 finish in his first season on the PGA Tour Canada.
He’s 25th on the tour’s money list with $11,914.29 in winnings. The the sixth highest Canadian.
Hughes is in Peterborough for this week’s Wildfire Invitational – another PGA Tour Canada event.
Hughes has also played 10 events on the eGolf Professional Tour this season. He’s 23rd on that tour’s money list with $22,988.57 in his first season as a professional golfer. He has three top 10 finishes on the eGolf Tour.
Hughes’ most recent eGolf performance was a second place tie at the River Hills Classic in Charlotte, North Carolina on August 17. He finished two strokes behind the winner.