Barron playing cards third straight 64 to win Shaw Basic

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CALGARY, Alberta — Doug Barron birdied the ultimate three holes for his third straight 6-under 64 and a two-stroke victory Sunday within the PGA Tour Champions’ Shaw Charity Basic.

The 52-year-old Barron additionally eagled the par-5 eleventh in a back-nine 30 at Canyon Meadows. He additionally gained the 2019 Dick’s Sporting Items Open.

“Profitable, dropping, sadly, there’s just one winner each week and we do not get it fairly often,” Barron stated “So, while you do it, it is best to take pleasure in it. I knew once I made that putt on 18 nobody might beat me.”

Steve Flesch was second at 16 underneath after a 65. He misplaced a late stroke with a bogey on No. 16.

“All credit score to Doug for his end,” Flesch stated. “Birdieing the final three, that is unbelievable. Powerful to beat. I performed nicely this week, draw plenty of confidence, all of the cliches, however you have simply acquired to remain aggressive on the market and preserve making putts and I did not do this.”

Billy Andrade (64) and Brandt Jobe (66) tied for third at 13 underneath.

First-round chief Billy Mayfair was 12 after a 69, and Calgary resident Stephen Ames closed with a 70 to match David McKenzie (67) at 11 underneath.

Canadian star Mike Mike Weir had a 68 to tie for ninth at 9 underneath. The 2003 Masters champion gained the Insperity Invitational in early Might in Texas for his lone senior title.

“I actually just like the golf course, I believed it was nice,” Weir stated. “It was a pleasant check of golf. It was tough on the greens, I discovered it tough on the greens, particularly on the weekend. I acquired caught in impartial the final two days right here, however I really like the place and Shaw and Suncor did an incredible job, so it was good to be again up north.”

Robert Allenby had a 67 to tie for forty fourth at 1 underneath. He turned 50 final month and tied for sixty fourth within the Senior British Open in his Champions debut.

The match was the primary the PGA Tour Champions or PGA Tour occasion in Canada for the reason that Shaw Charity Basic in 2019.

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