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Kevin Foley came from behind to earn his first Web.com Tour victory at the Panama Claro Championship thanks to a 3-under-par 33-34=67 in the final round.

Foley hung around the leaderboard all week after an opening 66, finishing the tournament at 8-under 66-69-70-67=272. He stepped on the par-4 18th in a tie at 7-under with 54-hole leader Mathew Goggin, who was playing in the group behind. Foley circled a clutch birdie, while Goggin could only settle for a par. The win is Foley's first on the Web.com Tour, and comes a year after he played his way onto the Tour having begun 2012 with no status. It also virtually assures him of finishing inside the top 75 on the year-end money list, meaning he will be part of the four-tournament race for a 2013-2014 PGA TOUR card.
Sun, Feb 24, 2013 05:22:00 PM

Zach Johnson continued his assault on TPC Deere Run with a bogey-free, 8-under-par 30-33=63 in his opening round of the John Deere Classic.

He signed his card with the clubhouse lead. ZJ ranks second in all-time earnings at this tournament, yet today's score is his lowest in 43 competitive rounds. He split all 14 fairways and hit 15 greens in regulation en route to eight birdies, including on all three par 5s. The only par breaker that disappeared from outside 10 feet measured 18'8" at the par-3 12th hole.
Jul 10 - 1:41 PM

Todd Hamilton opened the John Deere Classic with a bogey-free, 7-under-par 32-32=64, good for very early possession of the clubhouse lead.

Talk about capitalizing on getting the last sponsor exemption. Hamilton went out in the second threesome off the 10th tee at TPC Deere Run today. He'd go on to hit 16 greens in regulation and convert seven times for birdie. Three of his rolls stretched longer than 11 feet, the longest measuring 18'9" at the par-3 seventh hole. This was his first round of the 2013-14 season. It's his first red number since a second-round 70 at last year's Open Championship and equals his career low on the PGA TOUR first set in the third round of the 2008 Frys.com Open.
Jul 10 - 1:08 PM

In what will go down as one of the strangest injuries of 2014, Jesper Parnevik broke a rib when he fell off a Segway.

OK, so Segways aren't as safe as we are led to believe. Brandt Snedeker banged up his knee in China while riding one last fall. However, there is video evidence of Parnevik's tumble. Click on the link below for the short clip. He was maneuvering around a small tree when he lost his balance and fell on the handle of the machine. It looks painful and it will cost him at least a few weeks of action. The Swede tagged the vid with this text: "Haha, of all injuries I'v [sic] had, this is the most ridiculous!! Broke a rib and had to withdraw from all events this month." He doesn't have any fantasy value unless you're in a pool that rewards odd sports injuries. If so, congratulations. You just won your league championship.
Jul 9 - 7:37 PM

Steve Stricker has elected not to compete in next week's Open Championship.

He said last week that he was going to wait to see how he played at Greenbrier and potentially this week at the John Deere Classic, but the time had come when he felt compelled to take a pass on the trip. He blew up for a 4-over-par 74 in the final round at The Old White TPC where he settled for a share of 35th place. Stricker is the all-time earnings leader at the JDC with consecutive victories in 2010-2012. He placed T10 last year.
Jul 8 - 11:56 AM

With a bogey-free, 6-under-par 32-34=66 at today's open qualifier at Pinnacle Country Club in Milan, Illinois, Andrew Ruthkoski earned a berth into the John Deere Classic.

Ruthkoski was the only of the four-spotters without a blemish today. He circled six birdies in regulation, and then survived a 3-for-2 playoff that eliminated Jace Long (34-32=66). Ruthkoski has cashed in three of his five career PGA TOUR starts, but hasn't pegged it in an event since missing the cut at the 2009 Buick Open. Ryan Lenahan (33-33=66; 7 birdies, 1 bogey) also survived today's playoff. At 7-under, 33-32=65, Raymond Knoll (1 eagle, 6 birdies, 1 bogey) and Armando Villarreal (8 birdies, 1 bogey) shared medalist honors. Lenahan, Knoll and Villareal will be making their PGA TOUR debuts. The field at TPC Deere Run is now complete at 156.
Jul 7 - 5:24 PM

Roger Sloan claimed his first Web.com Tour victory in a playoff over Derek Fathauer on a long day at the Nova Scotia Open.

The competitors were forced to log 36 holes in the final round due to the impact of Hurricane Arthur on Saturday at Ashburn Golf Club's New Course in Halifax. Make that 37 for Sloan and Fathauer, as they were tied at 11-under-par 273 at the end of regulation. Sloan closed with a 1-under 36-34=70 to Fathauer's 5-under 29-37=66. Returning to the par-4 18th for what would be the only hole of sudden death, Sloan's par was good enough as Fathauer settled for a 5. Sloan is Canadian, so there is no doubt that his victory on native soil in his 32nd Web.com Tour start will hold a special place in his heart for some time. After beginning the week at 80th on the money list, he's vaulted to 12th. Should he remain inside the top 25 at season's end, he would graduate to the PGA TOUR in 2014-15.
Jul 6 - 8:43 PM

With a 3-under-par 33-34=67 in his final round of The Greenbrier Classic, Steve Marino finished in a five-way share of 11th place at 8-under 272, good for $137,800.00, just $174.00 more than he needed to secure conditional status for the remainder of the season.

This was the final start on his Major Medical Extension for which he needed no worse than a solo fourth-place finish to retain status. With his secondary objective achieved, Marino will slide to the back of the line in the conditional status category and remain eligible for the FedExCup Playoffs. He's already committed to the John Deere Classic and is sure to wrangle a spot in the Reno-Tahoe Open in four weeks. Spots on merit in the RBC Canadian Open (July 24-27) and Wyndham Championship (Aug. 14-17) should be considered questionable until those fields are published on their preceding Fridays.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Jul 6 - 6:43 PM

Ángel Cabrera captured The Greenbrier Classic title by two strokes over George McNeill with a 6-under-par 31-33=64 in the final round.

Playing in the final twosome, Cabrera ended his week at The Old White TPC at 16-under 264. The biggest highlight of his round also essentially put the tournament out of reach, as he holed out for eagle from 176 yards on the par-4 13th. He added six birdies and two bogeys to his scorecard, including a 35'2" birdie at the par-3 third and a 17'5" effort at the par-4 11th also drawing a loud applause. This is his third win on the PGA TOUR but the first in a non-major. His previous two victories came in the 2007 U.S. Open at Oakmont and the 2009 Masters. While he's known as a long driver, it was his accuracy that fueled his performance this week. He ranked fourth in fairways hit, first in green in regulation and finished sixth in strokes gained-putting. Cabrera entered the week 158th in the FedExCup standings, but moved all the way to 54th. With this win, he is exempt into the PGA Championship.
Jul 6 - 5:56 PM

Cameron Tringale spun a 1-under-par 33-36=69 in the final round of The Greenbrier Classic to post 9-under 271, good for a seven-way share of fourth place.

Tringale had a quiet stroll around The Old White TPC, circling two birdies and tapping in 15 pars until a messy three-putt bogey to end his tournament. His 16'11" birdie at the par-4 14th was the highlight. By virtue of his finish, the 26-year-old has qualified for his first Open Championship. The top four inside the top 12 and ties at Greenbrier not otherwise exempt into the major earned exemptions. George McNeill finished alone in second place for the first berth. Whether he accepts remains unknown since his sister died today. Five of the seven at T4 were previously ineligible, so the Official World Golf Ranking was used as the tiebreaker. Chris Stroud (85th) will also make his debut in the major. Tringale ranks 121st, while Billy Hurley III (197th) wrapped up the last tee time available today, shutting out Bud Cauley (295th) and Will Wilcox (331st).
Jul 6 - 5:40 PM

George McNeill twirled a bogey-free, 9-under-par 28-33=61 in his final round of The Greenbrier Classic to post 14-under-par 266, two strokes in arrears of champion Ángel Cabrera.

En route to what is his career low on the PGA TOUR, McNeill enjoyed one highlight that stood above the others. He recorded a hole-in-one with a 4-iron from 219 yards on the par-3 eighth hole. That ace came at the end of a run preceded by four consecutive birdies. Of his seven birdies on the day, the notable measured 24'11" at the par-4 sixth and 10'1" at the par-4 10th. As one would imagine, McNeill's game was clicking on all cylinders. He split 11 (of 14) fairways, landed 16 GIR and gained over three strokes with the putter at the time of his posting. After his round, GolfChannel.com's Jason Sobel tweeted that McNeill's oldest sister died today and that the golfer was informed after his round. He is expected to withdraw from this week's John Deere Classic as a result, but Sobel reported on Golf Channel that McNeill will accept the exemption he earned into The Open Championship today.
Jul 6 - 3:53 PM

Bud Cauley fired a 6-under-par 32-32=64 in the final round of The Greenbrier Classic and is the first to post 9-under 271.

Cauley gave the fans positioned in the sky boxes surrounding the 18th green something to remember. He landed his 7-iron on the par 3 measuring 176 yards today just short of the hole and watched it roll into the cup for a hole-in-one. His first 17 holes featured six birdies and two bogeys, so he had it going all day long. Highlights were abundant, as four of his birdies were longer than 12 feet, with a 29'3" effort on the par-5 12th the longest.
Jul 6 - 2:08 PM




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