Canada’s Myles Creighton hopes to finish Latinoamerica season on prime

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Myles Creighton has at all times needed to put on the Maple Leaf on his golf gear. Now that he can as a member of Golf Canada’s younger professional squad, he’s having a profession season.

The product of Digby, N.S., was named to the nationwide sports activities group’s roster in mid-March and has proudly represented Canada on the PGA Tour _ Latinoamerica since. He’s the very best ranked Canadian heading into the third-tier tour’s championship tour this week and the very best ranked golfer from the Maritimes on any tour.

“I take large delight in representing that a part of the nation and Canada usually,” mentioned the 26-year-old Creighton. “I’ve at all times needed to be on Crew Canada’s rising up and I used to be simply shy in junior golf and simply left off the workforce in novice golf.

“That’s one thing that’s been actually cool for me this yr simply to have the Golf Canada emblem on all my shirts and all my golf bag and stuff.”


Creighton is thirty second within the TotalPlay Cup rankings, dropping two spots after taking two weeks off Latinoamerica for the RBC Canadian Open in Toronto and every week of trip. That rating makes him the one Canadian within the discipline this week on the Bupa Tour Championship at PGA Riviera Maya in Tulum, Mexico.

“I really like this golf course. I’ve been trying ahead to taking part in all of it yr,” mentioned Creighton, who famous that the golf green. “I’m simply going to try to play my greatest however I really feel like it is a nice course for me.”

He’s had two top-10 finishes on tour this season, tying for ninth on the JHSF Aberto do Brasil on Could 24 after which tying for third on the Jalisco Open on Could 29. He additionally tied for nineteenth twice this season.

“I do know that I can win on this tour,” mentioned Creighton, who’s focusing on a card on the Korn Ferry Tour. “I’d like to win this occasion it will do rather a lot for me as a result of it’s an elevated quantity of factors and 600 factors. It might get me within the prime 10.”

Creighton’s season received’t finish on the Bupa Tour Championship, as he intends to return to the Maritimes and compete within the Prince Edward Island Open on the PGA Tour Canada. That occasion begins on June 30 at Dundarave Golf Membership in Cardigan, P.E.I.

“I used to be actually trying ahead to it as a result of my household goes to return up and I used to be going to get the possibility to see them,” mentioned Creighton. “I used to be in a position to see them on the Canadian Open, which was nice, however they’re nonetheless going to return out so it’ll be a fantastic week.’

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