Canadian Open has rich, exciting history

Golf fans watch Mike Weir putt during the Canadian Open in 2004. Weir would go on to lose in a...

Golf fans watch Mike Weir putt during the Canadian Open in 2004. Weir would go on to lose in a playoff to Vijay Singh. (REUTERS)

Ian Hutchinson

, Last Updated: 10:17 PM ET

The parched plains of Muirfield presented an abnormal venue for the Open Championship just past, but the arid surroundings didn’t dry up a tradition that includes Old Tom Morris, young Tom Watson and other legendary sites such Carnoustie and the Old Course.

That tradition that we revel in annually is now in the rear view mirror as we turn our attention back across the Atlantic, which was puddle-jumped by a charter carrying players to this week’s RBC Canadian Open.

 

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