Bob MacIntyre wins RBC Canadian Open

Bob MacIntyre achieved another huge career landmark at the Hamilton Golf & Country Club, Ontario today with his first PGA Tour win at the RBC Canadian Open.

With rounds of 64-66-66-68, Bob held of the challenge of America’s Ben Griffen and Victor Perez from France, together with a closely-following group that included Rory McIlroy and Tom Kim, to win by one shot on the 18th green.

Starting the day with a 4-shot lead, Bob managed to keep ahead of the chasing pack, but both Griffen and Perez reduced the lead to just a couple of shots over the final holes. As they played the last, Bob held a one shot lead over Griffen, and his par at the 18th hole was enough to claim the title.

The RBC Canadian Open is the third oldest continuously running tournament on the PGA Tour, after The Open Championship and the U.S. Open, and Bob now joins an illustrious list of winners that includes Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino, Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy to name just a few.

The win was made even sweeter as his Dad, Dougie, was with him in Canada as his caddie, which made it a week that neither of them or the family will ever forget.

The win makes Bob the 6th Scotsman in the modern era to win on the PGA Tour, and moves him into the world’s top 40 on the OWGR. It also guarantees him his PGA Tour card until the end 0f 2026.

Bob now looks ahead to the 2nd Major of the year at Pinehurst which will host the 124th US Open from 13th-16thJune.