Hadwin made a real name for himself at the 2017 CareerBuilder Challenge by becoming the eighth player in PGA Tour history to break 60.
Just a week after Justin Thomas achieved the feat in the Sony Open, Hadwin, who stood 196th in the world at the time, had an incredible 13 birdies in his third-round 59. He finished second in the event and two months later won his first title on the circuit in the Valspar Championship.
Hadwin qualified for Royal Portrush in 2019 by finishing sixth in his home RBC Canadian Open. Only three places were on offer as part of The Open Qualifying Series, but all five players ahead of him - led by runaway winner Rory McIlroy - were already exempt.
He attended the University of Louisville on a scholarship and won four events in Canada in his rookie professional season. Stepping up to the Web.com Tour led to two victories there in 2014 and he topped the money list to secure promotion to the PGA Tour.
In November 2019 he was named one of Ernie Els’s four wildcards for the Presidents Cup - his second successive cap - and therefore earned an exemption for Royal St George’s.