Henrik Stenson goes low to win Wyndham Championship
- Author: Tabitha Byrd Aug 22, 2017,
Aug 22, 2017, 0:23
Henrik Stenson birdied four of the last six holes as he won the Wyndham Championship by one shot with a closing round of 64. "It was a tight race". Lucky for me I managed to put my foot down and make a couple of birdies coming home'.
The final round included three holes-in-one. Atwal is the first and to-date the only Indian to win on the PGA Tour. His backside birdies came on Nos. 13-15 " and celebrated by dabbing.
Every, a 33-year-old with two career victories on TOUR, arrived at par-70 Sedgefield Country Club in a tie for 183rd on the FedExCup points list.
Flores closed the Wyndham Championship with a seven-under 63 on Sunday at Sedgefield, and he jumped all the way to 123rd in the FedEx Cup standings after beginning the week 139th. "We know the kind of damage you can do in the playoffs".
"It's certainly a good time to start firing". There's nothing better than having a tournament win under your belt, having an exemption for next year.More news: Makarova upsets Kerber to advance in Cincinnati
"I was just, like, 'I just have to go all in and go for it all, '" Thompson said. "Sometimes you turn something around in a short time". Ollie Schniederjans shot a 64 to finish second.
Simpson carded a 68, faring significantly better than fellow overnight leader Ryan Armour (175/1), who had a two-over 72 to tumble down to a share of 11th. "Billy Horschel and I did a lot of choreography work beforehand and nailed it, did the right high fives", Crane said about his post-ace celebration. 17 and 18 were answered by Stenson, who curled in a 10-footer on No. 16 and added a 27-foot make from across the green on No. 17 that provided the final margin. They played for the person behind them and in front of them.
Schniederjans also shot 64, while compatriot Webb Simpson finished four shots back in third place.
"Very calm and collected there", Stenson said after his mid-round troubles.
This is the final event of the regular season, with golfers aiming for top 125 spots in points to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs.
Lowry needed a big week at the Wyndham Championship to move into the top 125 golfers on the standings and the Offaly man went mightily close thanks to a tied seventh-place finish in North Carolina.