Williams rallies to win Tour Championship of Canada|
London, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Williams closed with a 4-under 68 on
Sunday and he rallied to win the Tour Championship of Canada.
Williams, who had missed his last three cuts, finished his first PGA Tour
Canada victory at 14-under-par 274 at Sunningdale Golf & Country Club.
Third-round leader Clayton Rask (71) and Adam Cornelson (68) share second
place at minus-13.
Williams birdied the first. After a pair of pars, he traded a bogey for a
birdie from the fourth. Williams later bogeyed No. 8 to fall to even-par for
The 33-year-old Canadian was in the final group with Rask, who also had two
bogeys and two birdies on the front nine. Rask birdied the 11th to move three
clear of Williams.
After three pars in a row from the ninth, Williams trimmed his deficit to one
thanks to back-to-back birdies at 12 and 13. He joined Rask at 13-under with a
birdie on the par-5 15th.
Rask answered with a birdie on the 16th, but Williams fought back with a
birdie on No. 17. The pair were tied at minus-14 heading to the lead. Rask
failed to save par from over the green to hand Williams the title.
Cornelson had four birdies and a bogey on the front nine to move to 12-under.
He traded a bogey for a birdie from the 11th. Birdies at 15 and 17 gave
Cornelson a share of the lead, but he also bogeyed the last to end one back.
Daniel McCarthy fired an 8-under 64 in the final round to grab fourth place at
12-under-par 276. Mark Silvers was one stroke back at minus-11 after a final-
Nate McCoy (69) took sixth at 10-under 278 and Peter Campbell (68) was seventh
NOTES: Williams earned $27,000 for the win and finished sixth on the Order of
Merit ... Joel Dahmen, Matt Harmon, Timothy Madigan, Brock Mackenzie and Greg
Eason took the top five spots on the Order of Merit and earned their Web.com
Tour cards for next season ... Dahmen won player of the year honors, while
Williams claimed the Canadian player of the year as highest Canadian on the
Order of Merit ... This was the final event of the season on the PGA Tour
09/14 21:00:45 ET