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Nicholas Lindheim posted a 2-under-par 34-35=69 in the final round of the Utah Championship to earn his first Web.com Tour victory.

He finished his week two-strokes clear of second place with a 15-under 269 final tally. Lindheim circled six birdies in his final lap around GC at Thanksgiving Point, but surrendered four bogeys in the process. He landed just half of his fairways and GIR on Sunday, but a 1.556 putting average proved the difference. With this victory, he moves to 14th on the Web.com Tour money list and is now positioned to earn a 2016-17 PGA TOUR card with a strong finish to the season.
Jul 24 - 9:31 PM

Steve Wheatcroft stalled out to a 3-under-par 32-37=69 in today's final round of the RBC Canadian Open for a four-day total of 10-under 278, down one spot into a four-way T5, two back of champion Jhonattan Vegas.

The 38-year-old was chasing his maiden TOUR title in his 130th career start, beginning the finale on 7-under (T4), two shy of 54-hole leader Brandt Snedeker. Playing out of the penultimate twosome with FedExCup leader Dustin Johnson, he briefly took the lead on 10-under total after his third birdie of the round on the par-4 eighth. After birdies at Nos. 13 and 15 (from 23'5"), the Pennsylvania native co-led on 12-under with Vegas, who was in the clubhouse. He failed to birdie the par-5 16th, couldn't convert a sand save at the 17th, and then skulled his third from a greenside bunker at the par-5 18th over the green and into the water, eventually squaring 6 and a bogey-bogey finish. This was Wheatcroft's fifth RBC appearance with a previous best of T13 in 2010 (St. George's G&CC), and just his second top 10 of the season in 23 events, matching a T5 at the Barracuda two starts ago.
Jul 24 - 8:45 PM

Alex Cejka patched together a 3-under-par 34-35=69 in the final round of the RBC Canadian Open to post 10-under 278, down one place into a four-way T5, two in arrears to champion Jhonattan Vegas.

This was the 45-year-old's seventh appearance with a previous best of T10 in 2007 at Angus Glen GC. He began the final frame in a two-way T4 on 7-under, two back of overnight leader Brandt Snedeker. Playing out of the third-to-last pairing, he mustered just six (of 14) fairways but hit 12 greens in regulation, posting 3.059 SG: Tee-to-Green but a dismal -1.946 in SG: Putting. The Las Vegas resident outpaced bogeys on Nos. 4 and 14, with birdies at holes 2, 5 and 15 and an eagle at the par-5 13th from 11'11". He departs with his fourth top 10 of the season in 21 starts and bumps 17 spots to 56th in the FedExCup standings.
Jul 24 - 8:31 PM

Martin Laird fashioned a 5-under-par 32-35=67 in the final round of the RBC Canadian Open to reach 11-under 277, up four places into a three-way T2, one adrift of champion Jhonattan Vegas.

The 33-year-old arrived this week at No. 126 in the FedExCup standings with just two top 10s in 19 events and only five events remaining until the start of the Playoffs. He was making his fifth RBC appearance with a previous best of T16 in 2009, also at Glen Abbey GC. The Scot, chasing his fourth TOUR title, first since the 2013 Valero Texas Open, departs with a season best, previously T7 at the opposite-field Barracuda, and his sixth career runner-up in his 210th career event. He began R4 in a six-way T6, three back of 54-hole leader Brandt Snedeker. Laird circled six, including three straight '3s' on Nos. 9-11, kicking off the run with a 45-footer at the par-4 ninth. His lone blemish was bogey-4 at the 12th (failed scramble). Laird leaps 47 spots to 79th in FEC points and this is his best finish on TOUR since his win at the VTO over 39 months ago.
Jul 24 - 7:52 PM

FedExCup leader Dustin Johnson rallied for a 3-under-par 35-34=69 in today's final round of the RBC Canadian Open to conclude his fourth appearance in a three-way T2 on 11-under 277, one swing back of champion Jhonattan Vegas.

The 32-year-old didn't play last year's edition at Glen Abbey GC, but did compete the time prior in 2013, finishing T2 as well. He was chasing his third win of the season and third in his last four starts, but settles for his sixth straight top 10 and eighth career runner-up. DJ is the TOUR leader in top 10s this season with 12 in 17 starts and has 10 top 5s, including five in his last six events. He began the finale in a two-way T2, one back of overnight leader (and 2013 champ) Brandt Snedeker. Playing out of the penultimate twosome, he was even-par thru 15 holes, exchanging two birdies with two bogeys, before eagle at the par-5 16th from 12'11" and an up-and-down birdie at the par-5 18th. Johnson's only par breakers in R4 came on the four par 5s. He was No. 1 for the week in SG: Off-the-Tee (6.996) but 52nd (of 80) in SG: Approach-to-the-Green, including a -2.996 in R4.
Jul 24 - 7:30 PM

Overnight leader and past champ Brandt Snedeker back-pedaled with a 1-under-par 34-37=71 in today's final round of the RBC Canadian Open to post 10-under 278, down four spots into a four-way T5, two back of champion Jhonattan Vegas.

The 2013 champ began the finale with a one-shot lead over two golfers, including playing partner and Canadian amateur Jared du Toit, and FedExCup leader Dustin Johnson. This was his eighth 54-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR in his 262nd career start, dropping his record to 3-8. The RBC Ambassador co-led the 2016 Sony Open after 54 holes, eventually losing in a playoff. He split 10 (of 14) fairways and hit 11 GIR, posting a disappointing 1.900 putts per GIR and -0.696 in SG: Putting. Sneds 3-putted the first from 37'7" for bogey-5, squared Nos. 7 and 12 on failed scrambles and missed three birdies from inside of nine feet. He converted three conventional circles and added a pitch-in 3 at the par-4 sixth. The Vanderbilt alum still co-led after turning 1-under, but couldn't keep pace, exchanging one bogey with one birdie the rest of the way. It's his sixth top 10 of the season in 21 starts.
Jul 24 - 7:09 PM

Sponsor invite and top-ranked Canadian amateur Jared du Toit pieced together a 1-under-par 36-35=71 in the final round of the RBC Canadian Open to settle into a four-way T9 on 9-under 279, three strokes back of champion Jhonattan Vegas.

With the weight of a nation on his shoulders and making his PGA TOUR debut, the 21-year-old valiantly outpaced three bogeys with four birdies in the finale. Playing out of the final twosome with 2013 champ and overnight leader Brandt Snedeker, he began the day in a two-way T2, one adrift. The soon-to-be senior at Arizona State understandably was in the negative column in all strokes gained categories in R4 with the exception of 0.597 in SG: Putting, finishing 2nd in the latter with a cumulative 8.808. For the week, he totaled two eagles and 18 birdies, overshadowing eight bogeys, one double and one triple. du Toit's 71 matched Snedeker's 71 out of the final game of the day so he certainly held his own under enormous pressure.
Jul 24 - 6:42 PM

RBC Ambassador Matt Kuchar carved out a bogey-free 3-under-par 34-35=69 in the final round of the RBC Canadian Open to post 9-under 279, down three spots into a four-way T9, three shy of champion Jhonattan Vegas.

On a Sunday when three players carded 9-under 63s, and the winner shot a 64, the 38-year-old didn't have enough fire power to keep pace. He was No. 1 for the week in total bogeys, squaring only four, but T33 in birdies with just 16 and 33rd in putts per GIR. The Sea Island, Georgia, resident also exchanged one eagle with one double. After circling 11 birdies in the first two rounds, he mustered only five on the weekend. Kuchar had a chance for one more at the par-5 18th, but 3-putted for par from 43'9". It's his fourth straight top 10 in the tournament and ninth of the season in 20 starts.
Jul 24 - 6:28 PM

Ricky Barnes stalled out to a 4-under-par 32-36=68 in today's final round of the RBC Canadian Open to post 10-under 278, up one place on the live leaderboard to T5, good for his third top 10 of the season in his 25th start.

The 35-year-old, chasing his first TOUR title in his 231st career start, co-led on 10-under total after circling his fourth birdie of the round at the par-4 11th. He saved from a greenside bunker on the 12th, rolling in a nine-footer, and birdied the par-5 13th from 38 inches, but squared his first bogey at the 14th, 3-putting from 31'9". The University of Arizona alum missed birdie from 9'5" at the par-3 15th, and failed to birdie either of the reachable par 5s (holes 16 and 18) coming in. After co-leading, he played his final five holes in birdie-less 1-over.
Jul 24 - 5:39 PM

Sponsor invite Jon Rahm smoothed a bogey-free 5-under-par 32-35=67 in the final round of the RBC Canadian Open to wrap his tournament debut on 11-under 277, up four spots T2, one back of 72-hole clubhouse leader Jhonattan Vegas. UPDATE: With play completed, Rahm finished in a three-way T2.

The 21-year-old, making his sixth start of the season and fourth as a pro, had an eagle chance on the 72nd hole (par-5 18th) from 10'4" to tie Vegas' mark, but settled for a two-putt birdie. It was his fifth of the round on 13 greens in regulation, four from inside of four feet and a long of 9'9" for birdie-3 on his opening hole. The former ASU standout gained 4.112 strokes tee-to-green but signed his card with a -1.048 in SG: Putting. He debuted his pro career with a T3 at the QL Nat'l and he's poised to eclipse that with play winding down for the day. Rahm totaled two eagles and 18 birdies, outpacing eight bogeys and two doubles.
Jul 24 - 5:23 PM

Ben Crane signed for a 5-under-par 34-33=67 after today's final round of the RBC Canadian Open to finish off his fifth appearance on 9-under 279, up seven places to T8 with play still in progress.

The 422nd-ranked player in the world arrived at No. 113 in the FedExCup standings with five top 25s in 23 starts but no top 10s. His season best was T24 three times, most recently at the Byron Nelson. At the time he signed his card, he was 62nd (of 80 players) for the week in SG: Off-the-Tee, but was in the top 20 in all other strokes gained categories, including 12th in SG: Around-the-Green and 12th in SG: Putting. The 40-year-old carded one eagle and 18 birdies against 11 bogeys.
Jul 24 - 5:06 PM

Jhonattan Vegas styled an 8-under-par 31-33=64 in today's final round of the RBC Canadian Open to post the clubhouse mark on 12-under 276, and then waited to see if anyone in the final eight groups could match, including FedExCup leader Dustin Johnson and overnight leader Brandt Snedeker, but none did.

The 31-year-old, playing this season on Past Champion status, erased a five-shot deficit in the finale, climbing 14 places to claim his second TOUR title in his 128th career start. His maiden victory, the 90-hole 2011 Bob Hope Classic, came in a playoff in his second career start in his rookie season. Last week, the Venezuelan led/co-led after each of the first three rounds at the Barbasol, but after opening in 65 and a career-low, course- and tournament-record 11-under 60, he played the weekend in 2-over 72-72, tying a season-best T4. Vegas' six-stroke lead at the midpoint was the largest on TOUR this season and while finishing on a disappointing note, his top 10 got him an exemption into this week. The Houston resident began Sunday's play in a six-way T15 on 4-under, five back. He outpaced a 3-putt bogey at the eighth with nine birdies, including five straight on Nos. 2-6 and three straight to end his round.
Jul 24 - 4:46 PM

Spencer Levin tossed up a bogey-free 4-under-par 34-34=68 in the final round of the RBC Canadian Open to post 7-under 281, up eight spots to T13 with play still in progress.

The 32-year-old circled four birdies on 15 greens in regulation for a pedestrian 1.800 putts per GIR but his is just the third blemish-free lap of the day. He began the final round on 3-under (T21) after opening his seventh appearance in 72-70-71. The California native and resident birdied the par-3 fourth from 26'7" and holes 11, 13 and 16, all from inside of seven feet. For the week, he tallied 15 birdies against six bogeys and a double.
Jul 24 - 4:26 PM

Defending champ Jason Day finished off his fourth RBC Canadian Open with a bogey-free 5-under-par 33-34=67 and a four-day tally of 7-under 281, up 17 places on the live leaderboard to T11 and just the second blemish-free round of the day.

With golf returning to the Olympics and the related shuffling of the tournament scheduling that placed the PGA Championship right behind the Canadian Open, the World No. 1 will be defending in back-to-back weeks. He opened this week in 69-76 to sit T47 at the midpoint on 1-over, one inside the cut line, but rebounded to play the weekend in 69-67, gaining eight shots to par over his final 24 holes. For the week, the Aussie totaled two eagles and 14 birdies against 11 bogeys. He's currently T39 in GIR at 59.72 percent (43/72) and 79th (of 80) in driving accuracy at 30.36 percent (17/56).
Jul 24 - 3:58 PM

Open qualifier Cameron Percy authored a bogey-free 5-under-par 34-33=67 in today's final round of the RBC Canadian Open for a four-day total of 5-under 283, up 21 places on the live leaderboard to T23 and the only blemish-free lap of the day thus far.

This was Percy's fourth RBC with a best of T18 last year (72-67-69-70). Playing this season on conditional status, he began the final frame on even-par (T44) after rounds of 71-75 (made cut on number) and 70. The Aussie mustered just four (of 14) fairways but hit 12 greens in regulation, posting a pedestrian 1.750 putts per GIR and -1.403 in SG: Putting. He circled four the conventional way, all from inside of six feet, and added a pitch-in for birdie-2 at the seventh. At the time he signed his card, Percy was the leader in SG: Tee-to-Green with a cumulative 11.634, including 4.483 in R4.
Jul 24 - 3:20 PM


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