Jim Furyk, buoyed by a hole-in-one, fired a seven-under 64 on Sunday to retain his Canadian Open crown.
Furyk finished with a 16-under total of 268 and a one-stroke victory over Vijay Singh in the US$5 million tournament.
Singh, the overnight leader, had a chance to force a playoff with a 6.3m for birdie at 18 but it broke under the hole, leaving Singh to settle for par. He carded a 68 for 269.
"I had my chances, but I couldn't get it going on the front nine," Singh said. "I had a chance on the last, but Jim played well. Anyone who shoots seven-under on the last day is deserving."
Furyk posted his first victory of the season and first since he won this title last year.
Singh won the Canadian Open in 2004 when he edged local favorite Mike Weir in a playoff.
Birdies at the first and third holes got Furyk going in the right direction and his ace at the par-three fourth pushed him into the lead. He added a birdie at 10 to get to 14-under.
"Well, it was a dream start really ... to start the day at three back, I have a lot of respect for Vijay and his game and I expected him to fire a pretty good number today," Furyk said. "So to get off to a good jump I thought was key."
Singh, who entered the final round with a one-shot lead, was at 11-under after eight pars and a bogey on the front nine.
Both Furyk and Singh started the back nine with three consecutive birdies. Furyk was eight-under for his round after a birdie at the 15th but he opened the door for Singh with a bogey on 18.
Singh had 160m left on his approach into 18 and he fired an 8-iron right to about 6.6m. He missed the putt and Furyk earned US$900,000 for his 13th PGA Tour title.
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