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Rain rules out play in Ontario

JASON Dufner played six holes in 1 under on Sunday to top the Canadian Open leaderboard before third-round play was washed out because of more heavy rain and lightning.

Dufner, the second-round leader after rounds of 68 and 63 on the saturated Glen Abbey course in Oakville, Ontario, had a one-stroke lead over Anthony Kim and Jerry Kelly. Kim was 4 under after nine holes, and Kelly was 1 under through six.

"Instead of reading the grain, you have to read the current out there," said Mike Weir, the Canadian star who had a hole-in-one.

PGA Tour officials still hope to complete four rounds.

"None of the players can control what's going on," Dufner said. "I think everybody wants to get out there and play and compete and try to win this golf tournament."

Weir also was the center of a confusing rules decision involving his second shot on the 18th hole on Saturday in the second round.

Weir's ball moved before he played the shot, but he was unsure whether he had addressed the ball or caused it to move. After calling for a ruling, he replaced the ball in its original location and took a one-stroke penalty.

Before Weir signed his scorecard, the penalty stroke was rescinded after he and the rules committee reviewed video and determined it was inconclusive whether he caused the ball to move. On Sunday, additional video was reviewed, and Weir again assessed himself a one-stroke penalty for his causing the ball to move, even though it was still inconclusive whether he had addressed the ball.

"Even though I don't think I did, I guess there's that gray-area possibility I could have," Weir said. "So with that, I didn't feel comfortable myself not taking it."


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