Robert MacIntyre Takes Lead After Father’s Encouragement at 2024 RBC Canadian Open

HAMILTON, Ontario – The third round of the 2024 RBC Canadian Open saw Robert MacIntyre make a remarkable comeback after receiving some motivating words from his father, Dougie, who is also his caddie. After falling behind early, MacIntyre managed to shoot a 4-under 66 to take a four-stroke lead heading into the final round.

MacIntyre credited his attitude and staying in the moment for his turnaround on the course. His father’s pep talk after a rough patch on the front nine proved to be a pivotal moment in his round. With three birdies and an eagle in a row, MacIntyre surged ahead to lead the field at 14-under 196.

The Scottish golfer, aiming to become the first winner of a PGA Tour event with his father on the bag since 2005, showcased resilience and determination throughout the round. His stellar putting performance on the back nine, where he holed 133 feet of putts, solidified his lead and put him in prime position to secure the title.

As MacIntyre looks ahead to the final round, he draws on his experience from the Ryder Cup and the valuable advice he received from fellow golfer Justin Rose. With a focused mindset and unwavering determination, MacIntyre aims to maintain his lead and clinch victory at the RBC Canadian Open.

In addition to MacIntyre’s impressive performance, other contenders like Mackenzie Hughes, Ben Griffin, Rory McIlroy, and Tommy Fleetwood also made significant moves on the leaderboard, setting the stage for an exciting final round of the tournament. Stay tuned for more updates and highlights from the 2024 RBC Canadian Open.