OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Jared du Toit was in position to become the first Canadian to win the Canadian Open in 62 years — and the first amateur to break through on the PGA Tour in 25 seasons.
Brandt Snedeker was in a little better position. U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson was right there, too.
"I think I'm going to be the most-hated man in Canada tomorrow, but it's going to be a lot of fun trying to figure it out," said Snedeker, the 2013 winner at Glen Abbey who eagled the par-5 18th on Saturday for a 6-under 66 and a one-stroke lead over du Toit and Johnson.
Du Toit matched Snedeker with an eagle on 18, holing a 40-footer for a 70. The Arizona State senior is from Kimberley, British Columbia.
Pat Fletcher, born in England, was the last Canadian winner in 1954 at Point Grey in Vancouver, British Columbia. Carl Keffer is the only Canadian-born champion, winning in 1909 and 1914. Albert Murray, a Canadian also born in England, won in 1908 and 1913.
Doug Sanders was the last amateur to win the event in 1956, and Phil Mickelson was the last amateur winner on the tour in the 1991 Northern Telecom Open.
Snedeker overpowered the 18th, hitting a 378-yard drive and 121-yard approach to set up the 6-footer. The 35-year-old American won in February at Torrey Pines for his eighth PGA Tour title.
Johnson, tied for the lead with Luke List after each of the first two days, birdied 18 for a 71.
UL INTERNATIONAL CROWN
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Charley Hull and surprising England grabbed the lead in the UL International Crown, and the United States advanced with a sweep against Japan.
Hull, who missed the four-ball session Friday with a fever and trouble with her asthma, teamed with Melissa Reid for a 3-and-1 victory over sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand. Holly Clyburn and Jodi Ewart Shadoff routed Pornanong Phatlum and Porani Chutichai 7 and 5, helping seventh-seeded England to a Pool B-best nine points.
The U.S., which began the day with just three points, turned in its best performance so far in the rare team event on the LPGA Tour. Lexi Thompson and Cristie Kerr posted their second straight win with a 4-and-2 victory over Ai Suzuki and Ayaka Watanabe, and Stacy Lewis and Gerina Piller surged to a 3-and-1 win over Haru Nomara and Mika Miyazato.
Taiwan also wrapped up a spot in the fourth session before a storm delayed play for the day with two Pool A matches still on the course, leaving two spots open for Sunday's 10 singles matches. The country with the most points at the end of the weekend wins a silver trophy.
SENIOR BRITISH OPEN
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez opened a four-stroke lead in the Senior British Open, shooting a 7-under 65 in mild conditions to fall one short of matching the Carnoustie Golf Links record.
The 52-year-old Spaniard had a bogey-free round in wind at 6-12 mph on the mostly cloudy afternoon. He had an 11-under 205 total after opening 70-70, putting him in position for his first major title.
Jimenez won in Mississippi in March for his third career PGA Tour Champions victory. He has 15 regular European Tour victories, the last in the 2014 Spanish Open at a tour-record 50 years, 133 days.
Paul Broadhurst (68), Wes Short Jr. (69), Tom Byrum (71) and Joe Durant (72) were tied for second. Broadhurst opened with a 75 and had a 66 on Friday. He saved par on 18 with an 8-footer.
U.S. JUNIOR AMATEUR
OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Australia's Min Woo Lee waited out a 47-minute weather delay to hole the winning 3 1/2-foot birdie putt in the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship.
The 17-year-old Lee beat 16-year-old Noah Goodwin of Corinth, Texas, 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final at The Honors Course. Lee became the first Australian winner and combined with older sister Minjee to become the first brother-sister tandem to win USGA junior championships. Minjee Lee won the 2012 U.S. Girls' Junior, and is a two-time LPGA Tour winner.
On the par-5 35th hole, Goodwin found the green with his second, while Lee's approach came up just short in a grass bunker. Goodwin's long downhill eagle try rolled 9 feet by the hole. Lee followed with a flop shot that stopped 3 1/2 feet from the hole. Goodwin pulled his par putt and, as Lee was lining up the potential winning putt, the USGA blew the horn because of inclement weather. After the delay, Lee converted the birdie putt.
U.S. GIRLS' JUNIOR
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Eun Jeong Seong rallied to beat Andrea Lee 4 and 2 in the U.S. Girls' Junior to become the first player to successfully defend the title since Hollis Stacy in 1971.
The 16-year-old South Korean overcame an early five-hole deficit to join Stacy (1969, '70, '71), Judy Eller (1957 and '58) and Nancy Lopez (1972 and '74) as the only multiple winners.
The 17-year-old Lee, from Hermosa Beach, California, will be a freshman at Stanford this fall.
On the par-5 30th, faced with an uphill, almost-blind third shot from the left edge of the fairway, Seong hit a 60-degree wedge from 42 yards that hit the flagstick and dropped in for eagle and a 2-up lead.
They halved the par-5 31st with birdies, Seong won the par-4 32nd with a par and closed the match with a 40-foot birdie putt on the par-4 34th.
AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Former tennis player Mardy Fish had a 28-point round to take a two-point lead over actor Jack Wagner in the American Century Championship celebrity tournament.
Fish shot a 3-under 69, making seven birdies and four bogeys at Edgewood Tahoe to reach 50 points in the modified Stableford event. Players receive six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, none for bogey and minus-two for double bogey or worse.
Wagner, the first-round leader, had a 21-point day. He won in 2006 and 2011.
Defending champion Mark Mulder and Mike Modano were tied for third at 45.