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Johnson earns 19th PGA Tour victory at Canadian Open

Johnson earns 19th PGA Tour victory at Canadian Open

Dustin Johnson is used to cheers and chants of "Let's go DJ!" But getting serenaded with "O Canada"?

"Glen Abbey's been great to me", Hughes said. "It feels like I am part of history".

"I've got a lot of fans out here thanks to Wayne (Gretzky, the father of Johnson's fiancee) and the family, so I appreciate all the support". Some fans wore Edmonton Oilers jerseys, and shouts of "Wayne!" Sporadic shouts of "Wayne!", "99!" and "Paulina!" could be heard from the crowd that got a chance to have a few extra beers during a one hour 45 minute weather delay. "I had a lot of support this week".

"I want to win just because I like to win but this is the last one here so it would mean a lot to get it done here tomorrow as I have finished second here twice", said Johnson. I like this golf course a lot.

OAKVILLE, Ontario-Top-ranked Dustin Johnson pulled away Sunday in the RBC Canadian Open for his third victory of the season and 19th on the PGA Tour.

Tied for third-round lead with Kevin Tway, Byeong Hun An and Whee Kim, Johnson shot a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory over Kim and An.

With his challengers off to a shaky start Johnson seized control, opening up a three-shot lead through four holes.

"Obviously right now I'm in a very good position", he said of his standing in the FedEx Cup. "I just need to get a little bit more comfortable with some of the stuff that I've been working on, and hopefully that will happen in the next couple of events". But I felt like I hit the ball plenty good enough to be under par after 2 days, and I was 5 over or something.

He made birdie on 16 and then capped his round with a birdie on 18 as he finished just two strokes shy of the tournament scoring record of 263 first achieved by Johnny Palmer in 1952.

Johnson is also sponsored by RBC, the tournament's main sponsor, so pretty much everyone has to be happy with this result, in what could be last time the event is held at the 7,253-yard, par-72 course designed by Jack Nicklaus.

"It was definitely good to get off to a fast start", said Johnson. "Started rolling the putter a lot better here this week".

The big-hitting Johnson was so lethal from tee to green at Glen Abbey that an average putting performance, ranking 29th overall on the greens, mattered little.

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"Definitely wasn't my best day", An said.

An shot 66, and Kim 67.

"That was wild", Bradley said.

Hughes, with wife Jenna and nine-month-old son Kenton watching on, began the day in a tie for 13th, and climbed up to fifth before a bogey on 15. Hughes is in a group of eight tied for 13th at 11 under, six shots behind the four leaders.