Vegas goes back to back at Canadian Open

Jhonattan Vegas, teeing off on No. 10, won the Canadian Open for the second straight year at Glen Abbey on Sunday.
Jhonattan Vegas, teeing off on No. 10, won the Canadian Open for the second straight year at Glen Abbey on Sunday.  (Nathan Denette / THE CANADIAN PRESS)  

Jhonattan Vegas captured his second straight RBC Canadian Open title on Sunday after edging Charley Hoffman in a playoff.

The Venezuelian shot a 7-under 65 in the fourth round to finish the tournament at 21 under. Hoffman, who entered Sunday atop the leaderboard with a one-stroke lead, had a 68 to force a playoff.

Ian Poulter (64) came in third at 20 under while Gary Woodland (68) was 19 under.

Mackenzie Hughes (68) of Dundas, Ont., was the top Canadian at 10 under and in a tie for 32nd. Graham DeLaet of Weyburn, Sask., fired a 71 to finish 8 under.

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