Brandt Snedeker wins Canadian Open

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OAKVILLE, Ontario — Brandt Snedeker won the Canadian Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title of the year, closing with 2-under 70 for a three-stroke victory.

Brandt Snedeker watches his approach shot on the first hole during the final round of play at Glen Abbey at the Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario.  NATHAN DENETTE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
NATHAN DENETTE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Brandt Snedeker watches his approach shot on the first hole during the final round of play at Glen Abbey at the Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario.

Snedeker took the lead Saturday after second-round leader Hunter Mahan withdrew when his wife went into labor, and held on in the breezy final round at Glen Abbey.

The six-time PGA Tour winner also won the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in February.

Mahan’s wife, Kandi, gave birth to daughter Zoe Olivia Mahan early Sunday in Texas.

Dustin Johnson, William McGirt, Matt Kuchar and Jason Bohn tied for second. Johnson had a triple-bogey 7 on the par-4 17th en route to 70, McGirt had 68, and Kuchar and Bohn shot 71.


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