TORONTO (AP) Former Clemson player Billy Kennerly won the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship on Thursday, closing with a 2-under 70 at Weston Golf & Country Club for a six-stroke victory.
The 22-year-old Kennerly, from Alpharetta, Georgia, finished at 12-under 275. He earned a spot next year in the PGA Tour’s Canadian Open.
”It’s really nice to win, especially the Canadian Am,” Kennerly said. ”It’s a huge tournament and a national championship is always nice. On top of that, to win where Arnold Palmer won his first tournament, that’s really special and something I’ll never forget. I’m
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Jake Shuman of Needham, Massachusetts, shot a 68 to tie for second with Canadians Garrett Rank and Hugo Bernard. Rank had a 67, and Bernard shot 69.