Justin Rose wanted to par his remaining three holes to card a ’59 spherical’ in Toronto, solely to go bogey-birdie-bogey over the closing stretch and accept a final-round 60; Englishman made simply 5 pars throughout an eventful Sunday
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Justin Rose falls simply in need of a sub-60 spherical on the Canadian Open with a bogey on the 18th
Justin Rose narrowly missed out on posting the bottom spherical in PGA Tour historical past throughout a exceptional remaining spherical on the RBC Canadian Open in Toronto.
Rose went into the ultimate spherical seven strokes again and with little sensible hope of contending for a primary PGA Tour victory since 2019, solely to cost up the leaderboard with an unbelievable show on the par-70 format at Royal George’s Golf and Nation Membership.
The previous world No 1 carded three eagles and 7 birdies throughout a particular Sunday, though three bogeys left him settling for a 10-under 60, simply in need of carding solely the 13th sub-60 spherical on the PGA Tour.
Rose holed out from 137 yards to eagle the par-four first and birdied the following earlier than holing from eight ft to save lots of par on the third after which choosing up a shot from eight ft on the fifth.
The previous US Open champion holed from off the inexperienced to birdie the seventh however bogeyed the par-five ninth after discovering the green bunker off the tee and three-putting from the perimeter, seeing him attain the flip in 30.
Rose picked up 11 pictures in 15 holes as he made a late cost on the Canadian Open
Rose adopted a 20-foot birdie on the 10th with a 30-foot eagle on the par-five subsequent, earlier than a tap-in birdie on the 12th and six-foot acquire on the 14th took him to 9 underneath for the spherical with 4 holes nonetheless to play.
The Englishman’s good method into the par-five 15th arrange a seven-foot eagle to bolster hopes of a sub-60 spherical and put Jim Furyk’s document ’58 spherical’ underneath menace, just for him to fail to stand up and down from a greenside bunker to save lots of par on the par-three 16th.
Rose recovered in model to depart himself a tap-in birdie on the 17th, solely to bogey the par-four final after going lengthy of the ultimate inexperienced and being unable to stand up and down from the thick grass.
A par on the final would have seen Rose turn into the primary participant to interrupt 60 on the PGA Tour with a number of bogeys in a spherical, whereas a ’59 spherical’ would have been the primary on the American circuit since Scottie Scheffler’s effort throughout the 2020 Northern Belief.
Furyk carded his 12-under 58 throughout the 2016 Vacationers Championship, having posted a 59 three years earlier on the BMW Championship, with Al Geiberger, Chip Beck, David Duval, Stuart Appleby, Paul Goydos, Justin Thomas, Adam Hadwin, Brandt Snedeker, Kevin Chappell and Scheffler the others to document sub-60 totals.