Mike Weir didn’t get his first win since the 2007 Fry’s Electronics Open, but his second place finish at the Dominion Energy Charity Classic was his best finish since joining PGA Tour Champions earlier this year.
Weir, who had a three shot lead over Phil Mickelson coming into Sunday’s final round, shot a one under 71 to finish three shots behind Mickelson, who shot a 65 to finish at 17 under.
Starting the day at 10 under, Mickelson had four birdies in his first seven holes and held a two shot lead when Weir bogeyed the seventh after six consecutive pars.
Weir pulled even when he birdied the ninth and Mickelson had his first bogey of the day on the same hole to send each on to the back nine at 13 under.
Weir birdied the 12th to take a one shot lead over Mickelson at 14 under, but Mickelson came back with a birdie of his own on 13 to pull even again.
Weir slipped back to even on the day and one shot off the lead with a bogey on the par three 14th.
Mickelson took a two shot lead with a birdie on the 15th, before he and Weir exchanged birdies on 16 to maintain the two shot edge for Mickelson, who was at 16 under. He birdied the final hole
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Adam Hadwin shot a two under 70 and tied for 28th at the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek.
Hadwin finished at five under though all four rounds in Las Vegas.
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