PGA Tour Brunch | AMEX Wrap-up
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The American Express | Wrap-Up
LaQUINTA - Hudson Swafford came from behind to claim his third career PGA Tour victory and second at The American Express in the past five years. In fact, the victory came five years and one day after his 2017 American Express title.
Tom Hoge finished runner-up for the second time in his 201st career start.
The 54-hole co-leader and Tour rookie Lee Hodges secured his best career PGA Tour finish at T-3
Reigning FedExCup Champion Patrick Cantlay faltered and finished ninth but did record his second top-10 finish in as many starts this season while defending AMEX champion Si Woo Kim finished T-11.
The American Express | Final Leaderboard
Hudson Swafford - 70-65-66-64—265 (-23) LQ-NT-SC-SC
Tom Hoge - 65-66-68-68-–267 (-21) NT-SC-LQ-SC
Brian Harman - 67-70-67-64—268 (-20) NT-SC-LQ-SC
Lanto Griffin - 67-65-69-67—268 (-20) NT-SC-LQ-SC
Lee Hodges - 62-72-64-70—268 (-20) LQ-NT-SC-SC
Full Leaderboard (link)
What They’re Saying:
Swafford Wins the American Express for second time in five years (ESPN/AP)
Swafford Goes Low (Golf Week/USA Today)
Stacked Field and Early Odds at this week’s Farmer’s Insurance Open (Action Net)
First Look at The Farmer’s insurance Open at Torrey Pines (PGATourCom)
#SportsBiz and Golf Industry News
Money Earned at the American Express (Golf Week/USA Today)
Swafford’s Golf Bag at the American Express (PGATourCom)
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On This Day in Golf History:
Jan 24, 1999 - David Duval registered one of the greatest rounds in golf when he shot a (59) to come from seven strokes back to win the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. Duval shot a 13-under par round on the Arnold Palmer Private Course at PGA West in LaQuinta, capped by a six-foot putt for eagle on his final hole. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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