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Tour Watch – Fritsch Fights Back In Texas

Posted on April 5th, 2013 by Scott MacLeod

It wasn’t the best way to start a PGA Tour event for Brad Fritsch but that’s why they play all eighteen holes. The 35 year-old is the flying  solo this week as the only Canadian in the field at the PGA Tour’s Valero Texas Open. With all eyes on him a double bogey on the very first hole put him in a precarious spot immediately on Thursday. To his credit, the Manocik, Ontario-raised golfer fought back, rebounding with the birdie […]

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Ottawa Golfer Gets An Upgrade at PGA Tour Q-School

Posted on December 4th, 2012 by Scott MacLeod

There is no golf tournament in the world filled with more heartbreak and drama than the PGA Tour Final Qualifying. While most PGA Tour events subject a player to increasing pressure for 72 holes, the final gateway to the richest circuit in golf wrenches it up by another 36. Even those who would seemingly be immune, for example a player like Brad Fritsch already in possession of a 2013 PGA Tour Card via the Web.com Tour, cannot escape the demons […]

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Ottawa’s Fritsch Leads Canadian Charge At PGA Tour Q-School

Posted on December 2nd, 2012 by Scott MacLeod

Brad Fritsch as just one goal this week, a top 17 or better at PGA Tour Final Qualifying, and he has put himself in position to do just that. The 35 year-old threw up a blemish-free 66 in the fifth round on Sunday and is tied for 11th place with just one eighteen hole stroll of the Stadium Course at PGA West left. At eighteen under par he is five strokes off the lead held by Australian Steven Bowditch.  The […]

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Ottawa’s Golf King Shining At Q-School

Posted on December 1st, 2012 by Scott MacLeod

Brad Fritsch has found a pretty comfortable position  in the golf spotlight this past year and he is keeping it on him this week at PGA Tour Qualifying School’s Final Stage.   The 35 year-old , Manotick-raised golfer is on target with three rounds left to play in the tournament being held in La Quinta, California. Already holding full membership for the 2013 PGA Tour due to his 18th place finish on the Web.com Tour in 2012, he is at Q-School this […]

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Soft Start for Canadians at PGA Tour Q School Finals

Posted on November 29th, 2012 by Scott MacLeod

It was not the best of starts for the seven man Canadian contingent of the PGA Tour qualifying final stage. With Steve Lebrun leading the 172 player field at PGA West in La Quinta California at eight under par, the Canadians will have to make the most of the next 90 holes in order to secure status on the 2013 PGA Tour. Ottawa’s Brad Fritsch, who already has his tour card for next year but is looking to improve his […]

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15 Ready For Their Q-School Finals

Posted on November 27th, 2012 by Scott MacLeod

It seems that a lot of golfers are only getting half the story this week. There is no shortage of talk about about the PGA Tour Q-School finals but the ladies of the LPGA Tour seem to be left out of the spotlight. While we have seven Canadian men trying to earn 2013 PGA Tour and Web.com positions in La Quinta, California (six really, as Brad Fritsch already has a 2013 PGA Tour card) there are actually more Canadian women at […]

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