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Number of consecutive years that Jhonattan Vegas has won the PGA Tour’s RBC Canadian Open. Vegas, 33, a Venezuelan, owns only one other PGA Tour title, the 2011 Bob Hope Classic. He will seek to become the first player to win three consecutive Canadian Open titles when play begins Thursday at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario. Leo Diegel won four Canadian Opens in the 1920s, and Lee Trevino won the title three times in the 1970s. The last player to win the same event three consecutive years on the PGA Tour was Steve Stricker, at the 2009-11 John Deere Classic (tee times).


Percentage of respondents who answered “No” to a Morning Read social-media question that asked, “Would you have watched as much of the British Open as you did if Tiger Woods were not in contention?”


Amount, in euros, that Rory McIlroy has made in his career on the European Tour, which moves him into the top spot on the all-time money list. The amount, equal to $41,116,371, surpasses the 34,777,910 euros ($40,726,565) that England’s Lee Westwood has earned. How does that compare with the PGA Tour’s top all-time earner? Tiger Woods has earned $112,205,724 – or, nearly 20 times the $5,734,031 that Jack Nicklaus, No. 277 on the PGA Tour’s career earnings list, made in prize money.

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