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Hadwin targeting Presidents Cup pick with fine play

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TSN Senior Reporter


After three mediocre rounds to start the Shriners Hospital for Children Open, Adam Hadwin finally got his game clicking on Sunday, posting a sizzling bogey-free 63.

So how good was it?

“Today was about a pure as it gets,” gushed the Canadian to reporters after walking off the 18th at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nev.

The round equalled the lowest of the day and pushed the Canadian into a tie for fourth, his second straight top-five finish. But perhaps more important, it also goosed his chances of becoming a captain’s pick for the International Team for the Presidents Cup. Ernie Els will add four golfers to his squad on Nov. 4 and Hadwin would dearly like to be one of those.

The Abbotsford, B.C., product continued the tremendous ball-striking he’s exhibited this year, missing just one fairway and landing on 15 of the 18 greens. The difference, he said,........