Jager qualifies for Canadian Tour
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
2010 Australian Amateur champion Matt Jager has secured playing privileges for the Canadian Tour after finishing T10 at qualifying school last week.
The 23-year-old overcame a horror first round 78 to climb back into the mix and finish one over for the four rounds, nine shots behind eventual winner Andrew Roque of the US.
The Canadian Tour, which has proved a successful launching pad for many of the game's top players, will play 11 events this season beginning in June and ending in November.
Turning professional at the end 2010 Jager’s introduction to the play for pay ranks was at the JBWere Masters when Tiger Woods was in the field and Stuart Appleby claimed the title.
Since then he has focused his attention on the PGA Tour of Australasia where he has recorded some impressive performances including a tied fourth at the 2010 NSW Open and a tied second at the 2011 John Hughes Geely Nexus Risk Services WA Open Championship.