Blair Hamilton turns professional at Niagara Championship

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Blair Hamilton turns professional at Niagara Championship

The Burlington, Ont., product will tee-it-up in his home province this week at the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada’s Niagara Championship from Sept. 8-11 at the Cherry Hill Club in Ridgeway, Ont.

Q&A: Blair Hamilton turns pro at the Niagara Championship
Former Golf Canada National Amateur Team member joins professional ranks

A: The plan is to hopefully have a good week here and try and make it into next week in London, but I’m headed to Dallas for the First Stage of Tour Q-School in October, so I’m getting ready for that and the big push this fall.

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Hamilton puts his pro career in full drive

He finished the four-day event 67-70-71-72 for a 280 total that left him tied for 20th place. But he was only six shots off third place, which is what he would have needed to qualify for the Freedom 55 Tour Championship this week in London.

“I would say my first event was a success,” says Hamilton. “I got into contention. I had a chance to win in the final round. Sometimes the putts drop and sometimes they don’t. It was a positive step forward, and I’m really looking forward to seeing what the rest of the year has in store for me.”

For the record, Hamilton earned $1,967 for his week’s work.

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Shot +2 today. 5 bogeys and 3 birdies. Hoping for a better round tomorrow!

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Blair’s 2 over after 5 today so far:

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Hamilton ended up 5 over on the day and didn’t make the cut.

Still, good experience for the youngster and hopefully he can build on it.