PGA Tour Brunch | Byron Nelson Recap
@PGATourBrunch Recaps the 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson
2022 AT&T Byron Nelson | Recap
MCKINNEY, TEXAS - Defending champion K.H. Lee became the AT&T Byron Nelson’s first repeat winner since 1980 (Tom Watson), closing with a final round and career low (63) to defeat hometown hero Jordan Spieth by one stroke.
Spieth heads to this week’s PGA Championship and his bid to complete the Career Grand Slam following a win and runner-up in last two starts.
Hideki Matsuyama posted his second-lowest round on Tour, one stroke shy of (61) at Firestone Country Club.
Xander Schauffele played his last 49 holes in 26-under to finish T-5 after making the 36-hole cut on the number (-5).
FedEx Cup leader and World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler finished T-15 at 19-under.
The field made 2,228 birdies this week, the most on record (since 1983) at any single-course event on Tour while 104 eagles were made, the second-most on record (since 1983) at an event on Tour. The record for most eagles was 114 at the 2019 Barbasol Championship.
Byron Nelson Final Leaderboard
K.H. Lee 64-68-67-63—262 (-26)
Jordan Spieth 67-65-64-67—263 (-25)
Hideki Matsuyama 67-66-69-62—264 (-24)
Sebastian Munoz 60-69-66-69—264 (-24)
Final Full Leaderboard (link)
This Week: PGA Championship at Southern Hills
Inside the Field (PGATourCom)
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What They’re Saying
K.H. Lee Closes with (63) to Defend Byron Nelson title (Golf Week/USA Today)
Lee Edges Spieth at AT&T Byron Nelson (PGATourCom)
Spieth Comes Up Shy at hometown AT&T Byron Nelson (PGATourCom)
The Stunning, Rapid Fall of Phil Mickelson (ESPNCom)
Stricker Takes Sunday Stroll; Wins on Champions Tour (Golf Week/USA Today)
Prize Money at the AT&T Byron Nelson (Golf Week/USA Today)
Winner’s Golf Bag/K.H. Lee at Byron Nelson (PGATourCom)
Sungjae Im WDs (COVID+) from PGA Championship (PGATourCom)
Upcoming Tournaments (PGATourCom)
On This Day in Golf History
May 16, 1982 - Jack Nicklaus won his 71st PGA Tour title, claiming a three-stroke victory over runner-up Andy North at the Colonial National Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. The win was Nicklaus’ third-to-last of his career and the first title since he’d won the PGA Championship in 1980. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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