The RSM Classic is headed to a Monday finish with four players -- of an original five -- heading to a third playoff hole, the par-3 17th, after matching pars on the first two trips over the par-4 18th.
First- second- and third-round leader Mackenzie Hughes, Blayne Barber, Camilo Villegas and Henrik Norlander will return at 8:00 a.m. ET on Monday to determine the winner. Billy Horschel, the fifth combatant, bowed out with a 3-putt bogey on the first playing of the par-4 18th, whiffing an 18-inch come-backer for par. In regulation, all five players had birdie chances to win on the 72nd hole, including Horschel, though an unrealistic try from 32'7". Playing out of the final threesome, the 29-year-old began the finale in a three-way T2 on 15-under, one back of Hughes, and erased a lone bogey-5 at the eighth with birdies on Nos. 11, 14 and 15. Chasing his fourth TOUR title in his 153rd career start, first since the 2014 TOUR Championship, Horschel settles for his third career runner-up, first since a T2 at the 2014 Deutsche Bank, and drops to 0-1 in sudden death.
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 06:00:00 PM