PGA Tour Brunch | Zurich Classic Recap
@PGATourBrunch @DigSportsDesk Recap the Zurich Classic of NOLA
NEW ORLEANS - The race went wire-to-wire. Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans with a tournament-record 29-under (259), and became the first team to win the event in wire-to-wire fashion.
Cantlay collected his seventh PGA Tour victory in his 131st start at the age of 30 years, 1 month, 7 days while Schauffele picked up his fifth victory in his 129th Tour starts at the age of 28 years, 5 months, 30 days.
Cantlay became the first player to lose a playoff one week and win a tournament the next since Dustin Johnson (2020).
Billy Horschel and Sam Burns finished runner-up on a Tour event for the ninth and third time, respectively.
Defending champions Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith finished T-21.
Zurich Classic | Final Leaderboard
Patrick Cantlay/Xander Schauffele 59-68-60-72—259 (-29)
Sam Burns/Billy Horschel 62-68-63-68—261 (-27)
Doc Redman/Sam Ryder 61-67-69-67—264 (-24)
Final Leaderboard: (link)
Format: Teams of two players compete in Four-ball (best ball) in first and third rounds, Foursomes (alternate shot) in second and fourth rounds
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This Week: Mexico Open at Vidanta (link)
First Look at the Mexico Open (PGATourCom)
What They’re Saying About Zurich Classic:
Schauffele and Cantlay Go Wire-to-Wire (PGATourCom)
Schauffele & Cantley Outlast Horschel & Burns (ESPN/Associated Press)
Buddy-up (Golf Week/USA Today)
Golf Industry and Sporting Goods News:
Winner’s Bag: What Was In Schauffele’s and Cantlay’s Golf Bag? (PGATourCom)
Payouts at the Zurich Classic (Golf Week/USA Today)
Greg Norman’s LIV Clown Show Continues (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
April 25, 1999 - Jesper Parnevik, the eccentric-dressing Swedish golfer known for playing with his cap with its front bill turned upwards, won his second of five career PGA Tour titles to take the Greater Greensboro Open. Parnevik shot a final round (70) to edge Jim Fuyk. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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