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Scott Halleran

Dustin Risdon is making a habit of winning Canadian Tour events in his home province.

The Calgary native fired a 5-under 66 on Sunday to take the $250,000 ATB Financial Classic by four strokes over Adam Hadwin of Abbotsford, B.C.

Risdon also won a tour event at the same Edmonton Country Club in 2007.

"Yeah, she's been pretty good to me," Risdon said of the 114-year-old the course.

"I don't know. I don't find her very difficult," said Risdon, who finished four days in the Alberta capital at 17 under.

The final round started off as a three-man race with Risdon holding a two-stroke lead over Hadwin and Montreal's Yohann Benson, who both sat at 10 under.

Risdon cruised on the front nine Sunday, firing a 4-under 32, while Benson stumbled with four bogeys. Hadwin hung tough, sitting at 3 under at the turn, but was never able to challenge Risdon on the back nine.

"I couldn't hit my wedges close enough and when I did (Dustin) would make a putt on me. I never could get any momentum," said Hadwin, who finished at 13 under. "(Dustin) won the golf tournament. I didn't lose it."

Derek Gillespie of Oshawa, Ont., and Ottawa's Lee Curry, tied for third at 9 under, while Brad Fritsch and Scott Hawley, also both from Ottawa, tied for fifth at 8 under.

Risdon, who won also the ATB Financial when it was played in Calgary two years ago, ran into trouble on No. 11 but managed to escape.

"Deep rough," said Risdon, who has been playing mainly on the Nationwide Tour this season.

Hadwin had a long putt on the green, but Risdon flopped a wedge to within a few feet.

"Unbelievable, I couldn't even believe I did that," said Risdon.

Then on No. 12, Risdon hit a four-iron off the tee while Hadwin's drive left him just 36 yards to the pin.

"And I couldn't get it inside 10 feet and then I can't make that putt," said Hadwin.

"I had a chance to cut (the lead) to three shots and get some momentum going," said Hadwin.

"Whenever I needed to make the putts I couldn't."

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