Champ Wins Utah Championship, Secures 1st PGA TOUR Card
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2018-07-16
(PGA TOUR/Jared Clemons)
By ALEX WOOD, PGA Tour
FARMINGTON, Utah – After taking the first-round lead at the Web.com Tour’s Utah Championship presented by Zions Bank, Tour rookie Cameron Champ said his goal for the week was simply to put together two solid rounds of play. Recently plagued by second-round stagnation, Champ wanted to break through in the Beehive State and begin putting himself in a good place to earn his first Tour title. The 23-year-old went on to follow up his opening-round 10-under 61 with rounds of 64-67-68–260 to finish the week at 24-under and earn his first Tour win, besting Steven Ihm by one stroke.
“It feels amazing,” he said after the win. “Coming down the stretch, just knowing where I was, knowing where I stood and what I needed to do, just to be able to do it under pressures that I’ve never felt before … It just felt great to finish.”