PGA Tour’s Mackenzie Hughes “pretty gutted” after Canadian Open outcomes

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Mackenzie Hughes entered the ultimate day of the RBC Canadian Open inside attain of the title. The Hamilton, Ontario, Canada native began his day scorching with 4 pictures off the lead. However, the hometown man noticed his sport go stale and watched Robert MacIntyre get the victory.

Hughes went 3-under by way of his first 4 holes. From there, his sport went stagnant. He made yet one more birdie on the sixth however dropped three pictures within the final 10 holes.

“Pretty gutted. Yeah, I wanted this one pretty badly,” Hughes mentioned after his spherical on Sunday. “This one will sting for a while. I got off to the start I needed to get off to…”

“Yesterday, I felt pretty good with my swing, and I would say the other three days, I really fought it. I didn’t feel like I had my stuff. It was a struggle to get comfortable and to get myself set. Disappointed to finish the way I did. I had a chance going into that last nine and couldn’t put anything together. Pretty bummed.”

RBC Canadian Open, PGA Tour, Mackenzie Hughes

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Hughes felt like he had a good suggestion of what he wanted to shoot to win however couldn’t make that occur. He had a gap as MacIntyre didn’t begin scorching, however his swing wouldn’t cooperate.

“I knew I was kind of right there,” Hughes mentioned. “I saw the board on 9 and figured that was a big putt. I almost made the par of my life there. Missing that and then seeing him at 16, I knew I had a big hill to climb. I know it’s a big week with a lot of energy spent — I don’t know if I fell flat there at the end or what, but I couldn’t put it together.”

With his residence course being only a few miles away, Hughes needed this match badly. Instead, he completed at 10-under and tied for seventh alongside Maverick McNealy and Ryan Fox.

Savannah Leigh Richardson is a golf workers author for SB Nation’s Playing Through. For extra golf protection, you should definitely observe us @_PlayingThrough on all main social platforms. You can even observe her on Twitter @SportsGirlSL and Instagram @savannah_leigh_sports.



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