Austin James of Bath, Ont., makes his professional debut this week in Ottawa, competing on a sponsor exemption at this week’s Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada stop, the National Capital Open to Support Our Troops.
James, a member of the Golf Canada national team, played college golf at Charleston Southern University, where he was named Big South Player of the Year.
Welcome to the pros, @AustinJames54!
— Mackenzie Tour (@PGATOURCanada) August 15, 2017
Other sponsor exemptions include Jared Coyle, Colin Pitchers, Michael Dagenais and Kevin Robson, all of Ottawa, Mark Swansburg of Petawawa, Ont., Blair Hamilton of Burlington, Ont., and Josh Whalen of Napanee, Ont.
For the full field, click here.