Pereira Wins REX Hospital Open In A Playoff For 2nd Korn Ferry Tour Title, Secures PGA TOUR Card

Mito Pereira

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — Mito Pereira of Chile won a playoff in the REX Hospital Open for his second Korn Ferry Tour victory of the season and a PGA TOUR card for next season.

Pereira won with a birdie on the first extra hole with Stephan Jaeger. He jumped from 12th to second in the points standings with the final top 25 getting PGA TOUR cards.

Pereira and Jaeger each closed with 4-under 67s to finish at 21-under 263 at The CC at Wakefield Plantation, matching the tournament 72-hole scoring record.