PGA Tour Brunch | Honda Recap
@PGATourBrunch with a Recap of the Exciting and Wet Finish from Honda
The Honda Classic | Recap
PALM BEACH GARDENS - Sepp Straka came from five strokes back to win his first PGA Tour title while becoming the first player from Austria to win on Tour.
Runner-up Shane Lowry, hindered by sudden rainfall at the end of his round, went bogey-free in the final round for best finish on Tour since win at 2019 Open Championship.
First-year PGA Tour member Kurt Kitayama, the first round leader, finished in the Top-10 for the first time in his 26th career Tour start.
Local resident, Daniel Berger, became the first player since Dustin Johnson at the 2017 WGC-HSBC Champions (six strokes) to lead by five shots or more after 54 holes and fail to win.
The Honda Classic | Final Leaderboard
Sepp Straka 71-64-69-66—270 (-10)
Shane Lowry 70-67-67-67—271 (-9)
Kurt Kitayama 64-69-71-68—272 (-8)
Daniel Berger 65-65-69-74—273 (-7)
Final Leaderboard: (link)
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First Look at Arnold Palmer Invitational (link)
Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview (Action Network)
First Look at Puerto Rico Open (PGATourCom)
What They’re Saying:
Sepp Straka Made PGA Tour History at The Honda Classic (Golf Week/USA Today)
Straka Shines on Sunday (PGATourCom)
Golf Industry and Sporting Goods News:
Winner’s Bag: What’s in Sepp Straka’s Golf Bag? (PGATourCom)
How Much Money Did They Win at The Honda? (Golf Week/USA Today)
DeChambeau WDs From Arnold Palmer Invitational (Golf Week/USA Today)
Zach Johnson Named USA Ryder Cup Captain (ESPN)
On This Day in Golf History:
February 28, 1971 - In the only staging of the PGA Championship in February as the first major championship of the season, Jack Nicklaus won his second PGA title at the original PGA National Club at Palm Beach Gardens. Nicklaus won the title by two strokes over Billy Casper to become the first player in golf history to win a double career Grand Slam, taking all four Majors two times. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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