Picture of Nick Taylor celebrating with his caddie after winning the 2023 RBC Canadian Open.
Nick Taylor has broken a 69 year drought as he won the Canadian Open in a playoff over Tommy Fleetwood.

Nick Taylor has broken a 69 year winless streak of a Canadian winning the Canadian Open and he did it in dramatic fashion.

He outlasted Tommy Fleetwood in a 4 hole playoff by sinking a 72 foot eagle putt on the 18th hole. It was the 3rd time they played the hole in the playoff.

Taylor is the first Canadian winner since Pat Fletcher won the Canadian Open in 1954.

With his win, Taylor takes home a stellar payday of $1.62 million. Fleetwood for finishing as the runner-up takes home a $981,000 payday.

The Canadian Open drew big numbers for CBS on Sunday as 3.304 million viewers tuned in for Nick Taylor’s walk-off win, the highest total for the final round of the event in 23 years (Tiger in 2000). It peaked with 6.767 million viewers.

Want to see when Nick Taylor plays next on the PGA? The US Open is the next tournament. View the PGA Tour TV Schedule for times and TV stations.

RBC Canadian Open 2023 Final Leaderboard

1Nick Taylor-1775676366271$1,620,000
2Tommy Fleetwood-1770706467271$981,000
T3Aaron Rai-1667696967272$477,000
T3Tyrrell Hatton-1672647264272$477,000
T3C.T. Pan-1670666670272$477,000
T6Eric Cole-1469736963274$315,000
T6Mark Hubbard-1468706670274$315,000
8Justin Rose-1369696671275$281,250
T9Andrew Novak-1269686772276$245,250
T9Rory McIlroy-1271676672276$245,250
T9Brandon Wu-1271696769276$245,250
T12Harrison Endycott-1172686968277$178,650
T12Doug Ghim-1171686969277$178,650
T12Harry Higgs-1171666773277$178,650
T12Jonathan Byrd-1168697070277$178,650
T12Adam Hadwin-1171687068277$178,650
17Nate Lashley-1070687070278$146,250
T18Will Gordon-968746968279$132,750
T18Carl Yuan-968677470279$132,750
T20Matt Kuchar-871717068280$102,330
T20Sam Bennett-870727068280$102,330
T20Lucas Glover-869727069280$102,330
T20Matt Fitzpatrick-868736970280$102,330
T20Corey Conners-867697074280$102,330
T25Ted Potter, Jr.-773677071281$64,850
T25Ludvig Aberg-769727169281$64,850
T25Lee Hodges-772677270281$64,850
T25Dylan Wu-771707268281$64,850
T25Seonghyeon Kim-768707271281$64,850
T25Chez Reavie-772717365281$64,850
T25Ryan Moore-769747167281$64,850
T25Justin Lower-767707569281$64,850
T25Alex Smalley-773707167281$64,850
T34Brendon Todd-668697372282$47,925
T34Harry Hall-669717468282$47,925
T34Roger Sloan-669707370282$47,925
T34Cody Gribble-669727071282$47,925
T38Sahith Theegala-573707169283$39,150
T38Greyson Sigg-571716972283$39,150
T38Patton Kizzire-571707468283$39,150
T38Seung-Yul Noh-571687470283$39,150
T38MJ Daffue-573697071283$39,150
T43Carson Young-471697173284$28,530
T43Callum Tarren-469727370284$28,530
T43Shane Lowry-472697073284$28,530
T43Ryan Gerard-468757269284$28,530
T43Peter Malnati-470697372284$28,530
T43Chesson Hadley-467707275284$28,530
T43Michael Kim-472717368284$28,530
T50Austin Smotherman-371707272285$22,860
T50Garrick Higgo-371697273285$22,860
T52Brent Grant-271727469286$21,438
T52Jason Dufner-273707370286$21,438
T52Cameron Percy-275677272286$21,438
T52Brian Gay-271707273286$21,438
T52Mike Weir-272707470286$21,438
T57Scott Piercy-170727669287$20,160
T57Stuart Macdonald-173687571287$20,160
T57Cameron Young-171727470287$20,160
T57Sung Kang-173687175287$20,160
T57Andrew Landry-173697768287$20,160
T57Peter Kuest-172687473287$20,160
T57James Hahn-169737372287$20,160
T57Adam Long-174697470287$20,160
T65Scott BrownE73687572288$19,170
T65Taylor PendrithE69727077288$19,170
T65Richy WerenskiE69727770288$19,170
T68Wil Bateman174667574289$18,540
T68Trevor Cone171727571289$18,540
T68Brice Garnett168757175289$18,540
T68Akshay Bhatia169747373289$18,540
T72Vince Whaley273697672290$17,910
T72Henrik Norlander271727671290$17,910
T72Martin Trainer271727473290$17,910

What did golf fans say about the Nick Taylor win?

You gave the country a moment it will never forget. Truly one of the great sporting moments that will be remembered for a LONG time.

What a finish and Tommy Fleetwoods reaction was totally first class. Congratulations on the win Mr. Taylor.

Why do we need PIF??? Great excitement, good ratings.


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