Adam Svensson's first success on the PGA Tour came in the US at The RSM Classic. In St.Simons Island (Georgia), the Canadian signed a feat that, after a first lap closed in 108 / o place, seemed unthinkable.
Adam Svensson, results
And instead, round after round, blow after blow, Svensson managed to win the contest with a total of 263 (73 64 62 64, -19) hits.
Nothing to do for the Americans Brian Harman and Sahith Theegala, 2 / i with 265 (-17) alongside the English Callum Tarren. With a last bogey free lap in 64 (-6) strokes, backed up by six birdies, Svensson moved up from 3rd position and took the whole stakes.
The second Canadian (after Mackenzie Hughes in 2016) to take this tournament, the exploit brought him $ 1,458,000 for a total prize pool of 8,100,000. In addition, it allowed him to move up from 174th to 72nd place in the world ranking and from 92nd to 6th in the FedEx Cup.
The 28-year-old from Surrey, a city of British Columbia, crowned his dream victory in his 70th attempt. on the PGA Tour after 3 successes, between 2018 and 2021, on the Korn Ferry Tour, the second American men's circuit.
PGA Tour golfers close a new week of competition by closing a hard-fought RSM Classic ($ 8.1 million prize pool). The event, born in 2010, was resolved in the closing stages thanks to the change of pace by Adam Svensson. The Canadian scored four birdies in the second half of the day, closing the event with an overall score of -19 (263 shots) after today's excellent -6.
For the North American there are two lengths of margin on the losers. Seconds that bear the name of the Englishman Callum Tarren, and of the Americans Sahith Theegala and Brian Harman. -15 and fifth position for the Irish Seamus Power and for the Americans Cole Hammer, Joel Dahmen, Chris Stroud and Alex Smalley.
On the par 70 and par 72 courses of the Sea Island Golf Club of Saint Simons Island (Georgia, United States) the top ten closed with a score of -14 by the Swedish David Lingmerth, and the home golfers Erik Barnes, Robby Shelton, Wyndham Clark and Patrick Rodgers.
Greyson Big Round Sigg. The American places a disruptive -6, recovering 26 positions up to the final 15th place at -13. Ben Martin instead slips to 21st position, collapsed on the most beautiful and capitulated due to the daily +2.
For Svensson, 28, from Surrey (British Columbia, Canada), success in the state of Georgia is the fourth of a professional career. The Canadian adds the first PGA title to the three collected on the Korn Ferry Tour. Next weekend the PGA Tour will take a short break, before starting again in early December with the Hero World Challenge.