Utah’s Tony Finau finishes second to Rory McIlroy at RBC Canadian Open

Tony Finau watches his tee shot on the second hole during the fourth round of the Canadian Open golf tournament in Toronto on Sunday, June 12, 2022.

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Utah’s Tony Finau played well enough to win the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday, firing a 6-under 64 at St. George’s Golf & Country Club in Toronto.

But Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy played just a little bit better, carding an 8-under 62.

As a result, McIlroy successfully defended his title, shooting 19-under to win the tournament by two strokes over Finau in front of an enthusiastic PGA Tour crowd watching their country’s national championship for the first time since 2019 (the 2020 and 2021 tournaments were canceled by the pandemic).

“This is a day I will remember for a long, long time. … My 21st PGA Tour win. One more than someone else.” — Ireland’s Rory McIlroy after winning the RBC Canadian Open.

McIlroy and Finau were tied at 11-under entering Sunday’s final round, but McIlroy’s 10 birdies — offsetting two bogeys — won the day at the par-70 layout whose best defense was a gnarly rough and some …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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