PGA Tour Brunch | RBC Recap
@PGATourBrunch Recaps Jordan Spieth's Playoff Win at Harbour Town
HARBOUR TOWN - Jordan Spieth defeated Patrick Cantlay in a playoff to win the RBC Heritage, earning his 13th PGA Tour title and first since the 2021 Valero Texas Open. Spieth became the 82nd player to reach 13 wins on the tour and moves to T-72 on the all-time wins list.
With the victory, Spieth moved to No. 11 in the FedEx Cup standings, his highest position of the season. The playoff was the first in the FedEx Cup era (est. 2007) between two FedEx Cup Champions.
Patrick Cantlay (P2) earns his third top-three finish and fourth top-10 in five starts at the event (T-3/2017, T-7/2018, T-3/2019, MC/2021, P2/2022) while 54-hole leader Harold Varner III (T3) now has three Top-3 results on the PGA Tour, with two coming at the RBC Heritage (T-3/2019 FedEx St. Jude Championship, T-2/2021 RBC Heritage, T-3/2022 RBC Heritage)
Shane Lowry (T-3) has finished in the Top 15 in each of his last five stroke-play events, including a runner-up at The Honda Classic and back-to-back T-3s (Masters Tournament and the RBC).
Cam Davis (T-3) ties his career-low score on the PGA TOUR with a 63, his second instance with the first coming at the 2020 Sanderson Farms Championship.
Defending champion Stewart Cink finished 68th.
RBC Heritage | Final Leaderboard
*Jordan Spieth 69-68-68-66—271 (-13) 5-3
Patrick Cantlay 66-67-70-68—271 (-13) 3-3
Cam Davis 69-73-67-63—272 (-12)
J.T. Poston 68-72-68-64—272 (-12)
Matt Kuchar 68-69-67-68—272 (-12)
Shane Lowry 66-72-65-69—272 (-12)
Sepp Straka 66-71-67-68—272 (-12)
Harold Varner III 67-72-63-70—272 (-12)
Cameron Young 63-73-70-66—272 (-12)
*defeated Patrick Cantlay with a par-4 on the first extra hole (No. 18)
Final Leaderboard: (link)
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First Look at the Zurich (PGATourCom)
What They’re Saying About Harbour Town:
Spieth Takes Playoff Over Cantlay to win RBC Heritage (PGATourCom)
Spieth Wins for a second straight Easter Sunday (ESPN/Associated Press)
Fritelli Par Turns to Penalty (Golf Week/USA Today)
Photo Gallery from Beautiful Harbour Town (Golf Week/USA Today)
Golf Industry and Sporting Goods News:
Winner’s Bag: What Was In Jordan Spieth’s Golf Bag? (Golf Weekly/USA Today)
How Much Money was Won at RBC? (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
April 18, 2010 - Jim Furyk won the (then) Verizon Heritage Classic at Hilton Head when Brian Davis called a two-shot penalty on himself on the first hole of a sudden death playoff. (Davis hit a reed of long grass during his back swing from a hazard to the left of the 18th green at Harbour Town Golf Links). - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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