PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Argentina's Emiliano Grillo made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship.
The 23-year-old Grillo beat Chez Reavie by a stroke in the last of the four events that replaced PGA Tour qualifying school, finishing with a 1-under 69 for a 14-under 266 total on TPC Sawgrass' Dye's Valley Course. Reavie had a chance to force a playoff, but missed a 15-foot birdie putt. He shot a 68.
The series featured the top 75 players from the Web.com Tour money list, Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings and non-members such as Grillo who earned enough money to have placed in the top 200 had they been eligible. The top 25 players on the Web.com Tour regular-season money list earned PGA Tour cards. They were competing against each other for tour priority, with regular-season earnings counting in their totals. The other players were competing for 25 cards based on series earnings.
Grillo earned $180,000 for the victory to finish second on the series money list with $283,667.
Reavie, the winner of the second event in the series, made $108,000 to top the list with $323,067. The 2008 Canadian Open winner finished 166th in the FedEx Cup.
Reavie and Patton Kizzire, the Web.com Tour's combined money leader with $518,241, earned full tour exemptions and spots in the Players Championship. Kizzire closed with a 67 to tie for fifth at 10 under.
ALFRED DUNHILL LINKS CHAMPIONSHIP
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen won the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, closing with a 1-under 71 for a two-stroke victory.
Olesen had a double bogey on the second hole and a bogey on the third but recovered to finish at 18-under 270. He has three European Tour titles.
American Brooks Koepka and Chris Stroud tied for second. Koepka had a 67, and Stroud shot 68.
HONG KONG (AP) — Jin Cheng of China won the Asia-Pacific Amateur when heavy rain and high wind forced the cancellation of the fourth round at Clearwater Bay.
Jin earned a spot next year in the Masters. He shot a 1-under 69 on Saturday for a 54-hole total of 11-under 199 and a one-stroke lead over Australians Cameron Davis and Ryan Ruffels.