Sentry Tournament of Champions Wrap-Up
Cameron Smith won the 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions by one stroke over World No. 1 Jon Rahm, Smith’s fourth PGA Tour victory in his 157th start. Smith moved to No. 3 in the FedEx Cup standings.
Rahm finished runner-up for the eighth time in his 114th start and equaled the Tour record for most birdies (32) in a 72-hole event, tying Paul Gow (2001 B.C. Open) and Mark Calcavecchia (2001 Waste Management Phoenix Open)
Matt Jones (3rd) tied the 18-hole tournament scoring record with Sunday’s 12-under (61) and records the lowest 36-hole score to par (23-under) in consecutive rounds in TOUR history. Rahm and Justin Thomas had set course record (61) on Saturday.
Defending champion Harris English finished T-30, extending the lack of repeat winners at Kapalua. The last repeat winner of the event was Geoff Ogilvy (2010).
Sentry Tournament of Champions Final Leaderboard
Cameron Smith - 65-64-64-65—258 (-34)
Jon Rahm - 66-66-61-66—259 (-33)
Matt Jones - 70-67-62-61—260 (-32)
Patrick Cantlay - 66-67-66-67—266 (-26)
Full Leaderboard (link)
What They’re Saying:
Record Setting Cameron Smith Wins at Sentry (PGATourCom)
Cameron Smith Holds Off Jon Rahm (Yahoo Sports)
PGA Tour Player Grades after Sentry T of C (CBS Sports HQ)
Players See Minimum Impact from Greens Book Ban (PGATourCom)
Early Look at this week’s SONY Open (Action Net)
Looking ahead to SONY in Honolulu, Cameron Smith joined Jim Furyk, Ernie Els, Vijay Singh, Zach Johnson and Justin Thomas as players who have won both PGA stops in Hawaii.
#SportsBiz and Golf Industry News
Money Earned at the Sentry Tournament of Champions (Golf Week/USA Today)
Cameron Smith’s Bag at the T of C (Golf Week/USA Today)
Jon Rahm - 44th PGA Tour Player to surpass $30 million (Golf Week/USA Today)
Tour Extends Deal with Fan Duel (PGATourCom)
Paula Creamer Welcomes her First Child (Golf Week/USA Today) - Congrats!
PGA Tour Brunch will next publish on Wednesday at Noon (ET) on the SONY Open
On This Day in Golf History:
Jan 10, 1999 - David Duval won the inaugural Tournament of Champions at The Plantation Course on the Island of Maui at Kapalua Resort. Duval shot a final round five-under (68) to win by nine strokes over Mark O’Meara and Billy Mayfair. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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