With Over 15 years of experience, NGA- Great Lakes Tour has quickly risen to become the countries largest professional tournament provider. We currently conduct over 20 competitive tournaments across Ontario.
Founded in 2001 the Great Lakes Tour was founded to serve as a vital training ground for some of Canada’s best touring professionals. It has also provided countless competitive outlets for various players, both professional and amateur. More than 4,000 players from around the globe have competed for more than $4-million in prize money.
The Great Lakes Tour’s on-going mission is to provide the aspiring player quality tournament environments to enhance their growth and gain valuable, hard-to-come by experience. Players will enjoy the authentic TOUR-like atmosphere at all Great Lakes Tour produced events. Whether your goal is to win your club championship, or to eventually make it to the PGA Tour the Great Lakes Tour provides every player that opportunity.
In Dec 2013, a strategic partnership between the NGA Tour and Great Lakes Tour was formed which would allow Canadian professionals to play on both tours and will serve as a place to learn and grow within professional golf, hopefully leading to further advancement the PGA Tour.
The National Golf Association's NGA Professional Golf Tour, formerly known as the NGA Hooters Pro Golf Tour dates, back to 1988 with Rick "TC" Jordan as its owner and founder. Jordan envisioned a golf tour that would provide professional golfers an opportunity to compete in a professional atmosphere as well as achieve financial success, The NGA Tour continues to grow and be recognized as one of the top professional tours in the world, third in North America to the PGA Tour and Web.com Tour.
With alumni such as:
2011 PGA Championship Winner Keegan Bradley
2010 FedEx Cup Winner and US Open winner Jim Furyk
2009 British Open Champion Stewart Cink
2007 Masters champion Zach Johnson
2003 British Open Champion Ben Curtis
1993-1998 US Open Champion Lee Janzen
2003 PGA Championship Winner Shaun Micheel
1995 British Open and 1991 PGA Champion John Daly
1996 British Open Champion Tom Lehman
2009 US Open Champion Lucas Glover
2001 PGA Championship Winner David Toms
2012 Masters Champion Bubba Watson
NGA Alumni have an incredible 14 "Majors" and over 250 PGA Tour wins to their credit