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Cantley wins Jojo Championship… PGA Tour 3rd win

Last year’s Champion Woods tied for 72nd, Ahn Byeong-hoon tied for 35th

Patrick Cantle

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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Kim Dong-chan = Patrick Cantley (USA) won the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour Jojo Championship (total prize of $8 million).

On the last day of the tournament held at the Sherwood Country Club (par 72, 6,980 yards) in Thousand Oaks, California, USA on the 26th (Korean time), Cantlay drove 9 birdies and blocked 2 bogies, 7 under par 65. Hit the hit.

With a final total of 23-under par and 265 strokes, Cantlay defeated Yon Lam (Spain) and Justin Thomas (USA) with 22 under par 266 hits, and became the protagonist of the winning prize of $1.44 million (about 1.620 million won).

Cantley has won 3 wins in tour careers in about 1 year and 4 months since the June 2019 Memorial Tournament.

Cantley, who was in fourth place, three shots behind the lead until the third round, was a 22-under-par co-leader with Thomas and Ram as a birdie on the 13th hole (par 5). I hit it up and went out.

On the 15th hole (par 3), Cantley, who gained momentum, sent a tee shot 3m to the side of the hole to catch a birdie for 3 consecutive times and rather separated from the second place.

Cantley, who once jumped to the sole lead by three strokes as Ram played in a row on the 12th and 13th holes, lost one stroke on the 16th hole (par 5), and Ram, who played in the champions group, caught a birdie in the same hole The gap between first and second places narrowed to one stroke.

First, Cantley finished the game at 23 under par, and Ram sent the second shot from the last hole 18 (par 4) to a distance of about 5.8 m, leaving the last birdie putt.

When this putt entered, Ram, who was able to continue the game with an extension, was satisfied with the runner-up as the putt shifted to the right.

Justin Thomas (USA), who took the lead until the third round, finished in a tie for second place with Ram as a birdie on the 18th hole.

Tiger Woods (USA), who won this tournament last year and achieved 82 wins, the most winning tie record on the PGA Tour, finished the tournament with a total of 1 under par 287 strokes, tied for 72nd among 77 players.

Phil Miculson (USA), who played round 4 with Woods on this day, finished 76th with a 3 over par 291.

Ahn Byung-hoon (29) was tied for 35th with 12-under par 276, and Lim Sung-jae (22) was tied for 41st with 11-under par 277.

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