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Michael Thompson Wins Boise Open To Regain PGA Tour

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 September 2016 21:33 Sunday, 18 September 2016 21:25

Michael ThompsonCanadian Press

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Michael Thompson won the Web.com Tour Finals’ Albertson Boise Open at Hillcrest Country Club to regain a PGA Tour card.

Thompson finished with his second straight 7-under 64, birdieing five of the first seven holes on the back nine, for a three-stroke victory over Argentina’s Miguel Angel Carballo.

The 31-year-old Thompson finished at 23-under 261 and earned $180,000 in the second of four events that will determine 25 PGA Tour cards. He won the 2013 Honda Classic for his lone PGA Tour title.

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DeChambeau Wraps Up PGA Tour Card With Web.com Finals Win

Last Updated on Monday, 12 September 2016 01:37 Monday, 12 September 2016 01:30

Bryson DeChambeauCanadian Press

BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau won the Web.com Tour Finals-opening DAP Championship to wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season.

The 22-year-old former SMU player beat Andres Gonzales with a 5-foot par putt on the second hole of a playoff at Canterbury Golf Club. DeChambeau and Gonzales each birdied the 18th on the first extra trip down the par-4 hole, eliminating Nicholas Lindheim and Argentina’s Julian Etulain.

“It’s a big patience test for me, and I think I passed,” DeChambeau said.

DeChambeau shot a 1-over 71 in windy conditions to match Gonzales (68), Lindheim (66), and Etulain (67) at 7-under 273.

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This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 September 2016 18:54 Tuesday, 06 September 2016 18:35

altCanadian Press

PGA TOUR

BMW CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Carmel, Ind.

Course: Crooked Stick CC. Yardage: 7,516. Par: 72.

Purse: $8.5 million (First Prize: $1.53 million).

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Ryan Brehm Wins Web.com Tour Finale, Earns PGA Tour Card

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 August 2016 18:47 Tuesday, 30 August 2016 18:41

Ryan BrehmCanadian Press

NORTH PLAINS, Oregon (AP) — Ryan Brehm won the Web.com Tour’s regular-season ending WinCo Foods Portland Open to earn a PGA Tour card.

The 30-year-old former Michigan State coach made $144,000 to jump from 30th to fourth on the money list with $281,808 and earn a PGA Tour card as a top-25 finisher.

“It’s been a wave of emotions all day,” Brehm said. “Everything from thinking 20 years in the future to trying to zone in to exactly what you’re doing on the course. I’m just thrilled. I’m thrilled to be in this position. What a week! Wow!”

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This Week In Golf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 August 2016 18:34 Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:58

Deutsche Bank ChampionshipCanadian Press

PGA TOUR

DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP

Site: Norton, Mass.

Course: TPC Boston. Yardage: 7,214. Par: 71.

Purse: $8.5 million (First Prize: $1.53 million).

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