Ancaster, ON (Sports Network) - An early run of four straight birdies on
Sunday vaulted Scott Piercy into the lead at the Canadian Open. From there, he
hung on to win for the second time on the PGA Tour.
Piercy closed with a 3-under 67 to finish at 17-under-par 263, His total of
263 matched tournament's scoring record. Johnny Palmer first posted 263 in
Piercy's first win came last year at the Reno-Tahoe Open, which is next week.
However, thanks to this victory, he will play in the WGC-Bridgestone
Invitational, which is also next week.
William McGirt bogeyed the final hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club to end
one stroke back at minus-16. He carded a 1-under 69 to share second with
Robert Garrigus, who parred the first 13 holes. Garrigus birdied 14, but
bogeyed the 16th to end in a tie for second after a final-round 70.
Josh Teater and Bud Cauley both shot 4-under 66 on Sunday to grab a piece of
fourth place. They ended alongside Chris Kirk (68) at 14-under-par 266.
MORE TO FOLLOW.
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