Maple leaf emblems are stitched to his hat, golf bag and T-shirt and also wrapped under the heels of his white leather shoes.
Corey Conners, a semifinalist in the US Amateur, is here to represent Canada.
And perhaps get a bit of revenge.
Earlier this month, the 21-year-old Ontario native was runner-up in the Canadian Amateur. Eli Cole, from Beverly Hills, Calif., finished first.
“A bunch of people back home said, ‘Well, they won our championship,’ ” Conners said. “So go win theirs.”
Conners advanced on Friday by defeating England’s Neil Raymond, 5 and 3, in the quarterfinals at The Country Club in Brookline.
All square through eight, Conners won five straight holes, capped by a birdie on the par-4 13th. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.