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Brock Mackenzie wins PGA Tour Canada’s ATB Financial Classic

Brock Mackenzie

Angela Burger/PGA TOUR Canada

Brock Mackenzie won the ATB Financial Classic on Sunday at Sirocco Golf Club at 27-under 261, the second-best score in relation to par in PGA Tour Canada history.

Mackenzie, the 33-year-old former University of Washington player from Yakima, Washington, had rounds of 65, 63, 67 and 66 for a four-stroke victory over Joel Dahmen and Stephen Carney.

Brian Unk set the tour record of 28 under in the 2009 Seaforth Country Classic.

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"I honestly didn't expect to shoot 27 under at the beginning of the week," Mackenzie said. "On this tour, 16 under's usually a pretty good score. I don't even know if that got in the top 15 this week. I just had to keep the pedal to the metal, as they say, and it went my way."

Mackenzie earned $27,000 to jump to third on the money list with $44,822, with the final top five earning Web.com Tour status next season.

"To be able to play this way, I'm so happy with myself that I was able to execute and do what I did," said Mackenzie, who also the tour's 2010 Bayview Place Island Savings Open. "Winning out here provides a huge step for next year. The perks of winning and what comes with that is even more special."

Dahmen, from Clarkston, Washington, finished with a 64. He leads the money list with $77,778.

Carney closed with a 68.

Brady Schnell, the Iowa player who shot a 59 in the second round, tied for fourth with Cory Renfrew of Victoria at 22 under. Schnell finished with a 69, and Renfrew shot 65.

Ted Brown (66) of Peterborough, Ont. finished solo sixth, six strokes behind Mackenzie. Ben Silverman of Thornhill, Ont. and Ryan Williams of Surrey, B.C. finished in a tie for 10th.

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