Corey Conners qualifies for Paris Olympics

PALMERSTON – Corey Conners is set to represent Canada later this summer at the Paris Olympics. 

The Paris Games will run from July 26 to Aug. 11.

This will mark the second Olympic appearance for the golfer, who was born in Kitchener and moved to Palmerston at age two. 

Conners lived in Palmerston for more than a decade before moving to Listowel to attend high school there. He now resides in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. 

Conners finished in 13th place in his Olympic debut at the Toyko Games in 2020. His previous experiences representing Canada were at the 2010 Junior World Cup and the 2012 and 2014 Eisenhower Trophy championships. 

Conners turned pro in 2015 on the PGA Canada Tour.

During his golfing career, he has played in 184 PGA events and has placed in the top 10 at PGA events 25 times.

Nick Taylor will play alongside Conners, representing Canada at the Olympics.  Taylor tied for ninth place at the U.S. Open in Pinehurst, North Carolina, qualifying him for Team Canada.  

Community News Staff