Ledesma Wins TPC Colorado Championship, Secures 1st TOUR Card

Nelson Ledesma


BERTHOUD, Colorado — Nelson Ledesma won the TPC Colorado Championship to wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season, birdieing the par-4 18th for a one-stroke victory over Brett Coletta.

Ledesma, from Argentina, shot a 2-under 70 to finish at 15-under 273. He won for the second straight year on the tour, earning $108,000 and 500 points to guarantee a PGA Tour card as a top-25 finisher in the final regular-season standings.

Coletta, from Australia, had a 71. He parred the 18th after birdieing the par-4 17th to tie his playing parter.

Scott Harrington (65), Dawie van der Walt (67), Harry Higgs (68) and Michael Gellerman (71) tied for third at 13 under.