Garber Makes Final-Round Charge To Claim First Win At Rex Hospital Open; Albin Choi Finishes T6

Joey Garber

Joey Garber (Photo/Rex Hospital Open)

RALEIGH, North Carolina ( Tour and Golf Canada) — After opening play at the Rex Hospital Open with rounds of 66-65-69, University of Georgia alum Joey Garber entered T2, three strokes back of the lead. Playing in the final threesome for the first time in his career, he continued his stellar play, posting a final-round 5-under 66 to end the week at 18-under 266, enough to top fellow rookie Hank Lebioda and 2018 Panama Championship winner Scott Langley by one stroke to earn his first professional win.

Team Canada Young Pro Squad member, Albin Choi, fired a 3-under 68. The Toronto native finished 15-under for the tournament.

Choi finished with a share of sixth while Roger Sloan finished with a share of 10th. Sloan had a bogey free final round recording 8-under 63 finishing 14-under for the tournament.

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