Final Scores and Earnings from the Canadian

By Associated PressSeptember 13, 2004, 4:00 pm
Glen Abbey Golf Club
Oakville, Ontario
Purse $4.5 million
Par 71
(x-Won on third playoff hole)

x-Vijay Singh, $810,000                68-66-72-69--275
Mike Weir, $486,000 68-65-70-72--275
Joe Ogilvie, $306,000 70-69-69-69--277
Justin Rose, $177,187.50 70-70-75-63--278
Tom Lehman, $177,187.50 74-70-70-64--278
Hunter Mahan, $177,187.50 72-69-69-68--278
Stewart Cink, $177,187.50 72-68-69-69--278
Robert Damron, $139,500 72-71-70-66--279
Mark Hensby, $126,000 70-69-70-71--280
Jesper Parnevik, $126,000 69-66-71-74--280
Billy Andrade, $103,500 67-75-71-68--281
David Sutherland, $103,500 69-72-68-72--281
D.J. Brigman, $103,500 67-74-67-73--281
Pat Perez, $76,500 68-68-78-68--282
David Branshaw, $76,500 71-65-75-71--282
Dean Wilson, $76,500 71-70-69-72--282
Steve Lowery, $76,500 70-69-70-73--282
Cliff Kresge, $76,500 69-70-67-76--282
Jose Coceres, $54,540 72-70-74-67--283
Arjun Atwal, $54,540 71-67-75-70--283
Kenny Perry, $54,540 71-67-74-71--283
Glen Day, $54,540 70-69-70-74--283
Bill Haas, $54,540 71-71-67-74--283
Casey Wittenberg, $41,400 73-72-71-68--284
Chris DiMarco, $41,400 69-71-73-71--284
Craig Perks, $29,992.50 70-72-75-68--285
Bob Tway, $29,992.50 74-71-70-70--285
Roland Thatcher, $29,992.50 72-72-71-70--285
Corey Pavin, $29,992.50 73-70-72-70--285
Bill Glasson, $29,992.50 72-70-73-70--285
Joey Sindelar, $29,992.50 66-73-74-72--285
Brett Quigley, $29,992.50 69-71-73-72--285
Chad Campbell, $29,992.50 73-68-72-72--285
David Peoples, $29,992.50 69-70-73-73--285
Craig Barlow, $29,992.50 67-69-75-74--285
Dudley Hart, $21,656.25 72-73-73-68--286
David Edwards, $21,656.25 72-69-74-71--286
Richard S. Johnson, $21,656.25 73-70-71-72--286
Roger Tambellini, $21,656.25 71-71-69-75--286
David Frost, $18,000 73-71-71-72--287
Jason Bohn, $18,000 73-70-72-72--287
Davis Love III, $18,000 72-73-68-74--287
Greg Chalmers, $18,000 71-72-70-74--287
Tommy Tolles, $14,850 72-70-78-68--288
Esteban Toledo, $14,850 76-68-72-72--288
Jonathan Byrd, $14,850 72-70-69-77--288
Jim Rutledge, $11,898 74-71-75-69--289
Mark Brooks, $11,898 69-73-76-71--289
Fred Funk, $11,898 74-70-72-73--289
Mark Wilson, $11,898 74-70-71-74--289
Tim Petrovic, $11,898 72-70-73-74--289
Steve Flesch, $10,494 73-71-75-71--290
David Duval, $10,494 71-72-76-71--290
Omar Uresti, $10,494 74-70-74-72--290
Todd Fischer, $10,494 71-71-75-73--290
Tag Ridings, $10,494 68-76-72-74--290
Phil Mickelson, $10,035 75-69-79-68--291
Jim McGovern, $10,035 71-72-76-72--291
Billy Mayfair, $10,035 70-74-72-75--291
Neal Lancaster, $10,035 71-70-75-75--291
Garrett Willis, $9,630 71-74-75-72--292
Tom Carter, $9,630 72-71-76-73--292
Dennis Paulson, $9,630 69-72-75-76--292
Brian Kortan, $9,630 71-74-70-77--292
Paul Azinger, $9,630 72-68-74-78--292
Aaron Barber, $9,225 72-73-75-73--293
Jim Carter, $9,225 72-69-78-74--293
Danny Briggs, $9,225 69-73-77-74--293
Justin Leonard, $9,225 76-66-77-74--293
Dicky Pride, $8,865 72-72-77-73--294
Grant Waite, $8,865 75-70-73-76--294
Larry Mize, $8,865 76-68-74-76--294
David Morland IV, $8,865 70-73-73-78--294
Dirk Ayers, $8,550 72-71-79-73--295
Kevin Sutherland, $8,550 74-71-75-75--295
John Rollins, $8,550 74-71-74-76--295
Andre Stolz, $8,370 71-74-77-74--296
Chris Couch, $8,280 71-71-79-83--304
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Five-time Open champ Thomson passes at 88

By Associated PressJune 20, 2018, 1:35 am

MELBOURNE, Australia – Five-time Open Championship winner Peter Thomson has died, his family said Wednesday. He was 88.

Thomson had been suffering from Parkinson's disease for more than four years and died at his Melbourne home surrounded by family members on Wednesday morning.

Born on Aug, 23, 1929, Thomson was two months short of his 89th birthday.

The first Australian to win The Open Championship, Thomson went on to secure the title five times between 1954 and 1965, a record equaled only by Tom Watson.

On the American senior circuit he won nine times in 1985.

Thomson also served as president of the Australian PGA for 32 years, designing and building courses in Australia and around the world, helping establish the Asian Tour and working behind the scenes for the Odyssey House drug rehabilitation organization where he was chairman for five years.

He also wrote for newspapers and magazines for more than 60 years and was patron of the Australian Golf Writers Association.

In 1979 he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his service to golf and in 2001 became an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for his contributions as a player and administrator and for community service.

Thomson is survived by his wife Mary, son Andrew and daughters Deirdre Baker, Pan Prendergast and Fiona Stanway, their spouses, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were to be announced over the next few days.

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Gaston leaves USC to become head coach at Texas A&M

By Ryan LavnerJune 19, 2018, 11:00 pm

In a major shakeup in the women’s college golf world, USC coach Andrea Gaston has accepted an offer to become the new head coach at Texas A&M.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Gaston, who informed her players of her decision Monday night, has been one of the most successful coaches over the past two decades, leading the Trojans to three NCAA titles and producing five NCAA individual champions during her 22-year reign. They have finished in the top 5 at nationals in an NCAA-record 13 consecutive seasons.

This year was arguably Gaston’s most impressive coaching job. She returned last fall after undergoing treatment for uterine cancer, but a promising season was seemingly derailed after losing two stars to the pro ranks at the halfway point. Instead, she guided a team with four freshmen and a sophomore to the third seed in stroke play and a NCAA semifinals appearance. Of the four years that match play has been used in the women’s game, USC has advanced to the semifinals three times.  

Texas A&M could use a coach with Gaston’s track record.

Last month the Aggies fired coach Trelle McCombs after 11 seasons following a third consecutive NCAA regional exit. A&M had won conference titles as recently as 2010 (Big 10) and 2015 (SEC), but this year the team finished 13th at SECs.

The head-coaching job at Southern Cal is one of the most sought-after in the country and will have no shortage of outside interest. If the Trojans look to promote internally, men’s assistant Justin Silverstein spent four years under Gaston and helped the team win the 2013 NCAA title.  

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Spieth 'blacked out' after Travelers holeout

By Will GrayJune 19, 2018, 9:44 pm

CROMWELL, Conn. – It was perhaps the most-replayed shot (and celebration) of the year.

Jordan Spieth’s bunker holeout to win the Travelers Championship last year in a playoff over Daniel Berger nearly broke the Internet, as fans relived that raucous chest bump between Spieth and caddie Michael Greller after Spieth threw his wedge and Greller threw his rake.

Back in Connecticut to defend his title, Spieth admitted that he has watched replays of the scene dozens of times – even if, in the heat of the moment, he wasn’t exactly choreographing every move.

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“Just that celebration in general, I blacked out,” Spieth said. “It drops and you just react. For me, I’ve had a few instances where I’ve been able to celebrate or react on a 72nd, 73rd hole, 74th hole, whatever it may be, and it just shows how much it means to us.”

Spieth and Greller’s celebration was so memorable that tournament officials later shipped the rake to Greller as a keepsake. It’s a memory that still draws a smile from the defending champ, whose split-second decision to go for a chest bump over another form of celebration provided an appropriate cap to a high-energy sequence of events.

“There’s been a lot of pretty bad celebrations on the PGA Tour. There’s been a lot of missed high-fives,” Spieth said. “I’ve been part of plenty of them. Pretty hard to miss when I’m going into Michael for a chest bump.”

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Pregnant Lewis playing final events before break

By Randall MellJune 19, 2018, 9:27 pm

Stacy Lewis will be looking to make the most of her last three starts of 2018 in her annual return to her collegiate roots this week.

Lewis, due to give birth to her first child on Nov. 3, will tee it up in Friday’s start to the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Arkansas. She won the NCAA individual women’s national title in 2007 while playing at the University of Arkansas. She is planning to play the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship next week and then the Marathon Classic two weeks after that before taking the rest of the year off to get ready for her baby’s arrival.

Lewis, 33, said she is beginning to feel the effects of being with child.

“Things have definitely gotten harder, I would say, over the last week or so, the heat of the summer and all that,” Lewis said Tuesday. “I'm actually excited. I'm looking forward to the break and being able to decorate the baby's room and do all that kind of stuff and to be a mom - just super excited.”

Lewis says she is managing her energy levels, but she is eager to compete.

“Taking a few more naps and resting a little bit more,” she said. “Other than that, the game's been pretty good.”

Lewis won the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship in 2014, and she was credited with an unofficial title in ’07, while still a senior at Arkansas. That event was reduced to 18 holes because of multiple rain delays. Lewis is a popular alumni still actively involved with the university.