Golf at the professional level is a ridiculously difficult sport. DeLaet has been hurt for much of the year, and Hadwin is a tour rookie seeing courses for the first time. Their results aren’t altogether surprising.
At the same time there’s suddenly a group of terrific young players emerging at
PGA Tour Canada Mackenzie Tour—just look at the finishes by Taylor Pendrith and Adam Svensson on the Web.com Tour this weekend. Of course there’s no certainty any of those players, including Albin Choi, Mackenzie Hughes, Corey Conners, and the like will make it, but there’s an impressive crop of players trying.