Freedom 55 Financial Announces Exemption For Local Professional Devin Carrey
(Vancouver, B.C.) – Freedom 55 Financial announced that it has granted local Vancouver professional and Web.com Tour member Devin Carrey a sponsor exemption inthe Freedom 55 Financial Open, the season-opening event on the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada schedule.
A 23 year old from Burnaby, Carrey played collegiate golf at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette and owns 13 top 25 finishes in 43 Mackenzie Tour starts.
He earned conditional status on the Web.com Tour for 2016 by playing his way through all three stages of the Web.com Tour Qualify Tournament last fall.
“Vancouver has proven to be a tremendous hotbed for some of Canada’s best players. We’ve seen a number of them perform extremely well at this event over the past two years,” said Tournament Director David Lee-Fay.
“Devin is a talented young golfer who has done extremely well on the road to achieving his goals. We’re happy to offer him a spot in the tournament and wish him the best of luck later this month,” said Mike Cunneen, Senior Vice-President, Freedom 55 Financial.
The Freedom 55 Financial Open will be played May 23-29 as the first of 12 events on the 2016 Mackenzie Tour schedule. Freedom 55 Financial is also the title sponsor of the season-ending Freedom 55 Financial Championship held in London, Ontario, September 12 – 18.
In addition to sponsorship of these two events, Freedom 55 Financial also recognizes the top Canadian at each tour stop with the Canadian Player of the Week award and presents the Canadian Player of the Year award at the end of the season.
About the Freedom 55 Financial Open
The Freedom 55 Financial Open brings the excitement of The Mackenzie Tour–PGA TOUR Canada to majestic Point Grey Golf & Country Club in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. The first stop on the Tour, this unmistakably West Coast tournament draws the strongest field and onsite attendance of the season. Past competitors include Graham DeLaet, Steve Stricker, David Hearn, Mike Weir and Nick Taylor.
About the Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada
The Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada is a series of tournaments played across Canada each summer, where tomorrow’s stars begin the path to the PGA TOUR. The leading five money winners at the end of each season earn status on the Web.com Tour for the following season. The Mackenzie Tour’s mission is to deliver a PGA TOUR experience for our members, fans, volunteers and our partners in order to develop the future stars of professional golf & enrich the communities we visit.
Twitter: Mackenzie Tour - @PGATOURCanada
About Freedom 55 Financial
Freedom 55 Financial, a division of London Life Insurance Company, offers financial security advice and planning to Canadians through its 3,700 financial security advisors across Canada. Freedom 55 Financial offers London Life’s own brand of life insurance, savings and investments, retirement income, annuities, and mortgage products to Canadians.
Twitter: Freedom 55 Financial @F55F