Weir wins skins game in Canada


VICTORIA, British Columbia – Mike Weir of Canada won $270,000 in the Telus Skins Game on Tuesday at the Bear Mountain Resort.

Weir’s win came down to a 125-yard pitch-off on the final hole after the five professional golfers went skinless over nine holes.

South African Retief Goosen won $75,000 on Monday with five skins, but was skinless Tuesday.

Englishman Ian Poulter won one skin and $15,000 Monday, but failed to win a skin Tuesday.

Colombian Camilo Villegas and crowd favorite Fred Couples of the United States were skinless over the two days.

Weir did not win a skin Monday.