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RBC CANADIAN OPEN

June 9, 2019

Webb Simpson

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Q. (In progress.)
WEBB SIMPSON: Yeah, today was a struggle. Just wasn't quite sharp off the tee. This golf course, I been hitting the fairway and this golf course is tough when you're not hitting the fairway.

But it was nice to finish with a few birdies coming in. Happy for Rory. He played fantastic.

Q. What are your biggest takeaways?
WEBB SIMPSON: I felt like mentally it was my best week in a long time. I putted really well. I'm excited. Got to make short putts, long putts at the U.S. Open to contend, and so I'm excited for next week. I think my game is in a good spot. (Indiscernible - crowd.)

Q. (Indiscernible - crowd.)
WEBB SIMPSON: Yeah, I think there was plenty of opportunities this week to get frustrated or when I short sided myself around the green to not stay focused. I had a lot of 3- to 6-footers and I was able to make most of them.

I felt good all week. Even today. I was a little off, but I was still kind of in control even not being exactly where I have been the last few days.

Q. You know what the test will be next week. You've gotten a cross the finish line before. Given where your game is, where would you say your comfort level is going into Pebble?
WEBB SIMPSON: Very comfortable. Never played Pebble with it being firm and understand it's typically firm for U.S. Opens there. I'm excited for that. I love the style of golf course where you have to shape it into the hole, you're hitting different clubs off the tee.

I think being in contention this week was only a bonus for next week. Playing on the last group today, few groups from the last yesterday, and so it's only going to help for next week.

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