Justin Shin of Maple Ridge, B.C. has a one-shot lead at the final stage of WebDotCom Tour qualifying school at PGA West in La Quinta, Calif.
Shin shot an eight-under 64 on a day that saw seven Canadians finish the first round in the top 15 on the leaderboard. Two other Canadians are tied for 30th, well within the top 45 who will receive status in various categories at the end of Q-school.
Those finishing below the top 45 and ties will earn conditional status.
Here’s how Canadians did in round one:
1 Justin Shin, Maple Ridge, B.C. 64 (-8)
T8 Cam Burke, New Hamburg, Ont. 67 (-5)
T15 Devin Carrey, Surrey, B.C. 68 (-4)
T15 Roger Sloan, Merritt, B.C. 68 (-4)
T 30 Nick Taylor, Abbotsford, B.C. 69 (-3)
T30 Albin Choi, Toronto 69 (-3)
T64 Derek Gillespie, Oshawa, Ont. 71 (-1)
T103 Johann Benson, Montreal 73 (+1)
T103 Max Gilbert, Saint-Georges, Que. 73 (+1)
T103 Eugene Wong, North Vancouver, B.C. 73 (+1)
T122 Riley Wheeldon, Comox, B.C. 74 (+2)
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