If he can keep it up Sunday, Johnson will become just the second SC born player to win the RBC Heritage, joining friend and one-time Dutch Fork High golf teammate Wesley Bryan, who became the first to do it two years ago.
Burns, who entered Sunday's final round three strokes off the lead, started his round with an opening nine of 3-under 33 that included an eagle, two birdies, five pars and a bogey. He parred each of his final two holes and although he waited on the possibility of either Patrick Cantlay or Shane Lowry in the groups behind spoiling his party, he would eventually win by one over Kuchar with Cantlay, Lowry and Scott Piercy tied for 3rd another shot back. Johnson added a second double bogey on the par-5 15th, a hole he had birdied the first three rounds. A wayward drive on 11 led to a bogey, and he dropped another shot on the par-4 12th. He has finished second twice in PGA Tour events, once at the Farmers Insurance Open in 2017 and past year at the Wyndham Championship.
In an era where players such as Cameron Champ (+3, Missed Cut) are hitting the ball unimaginable lengths, the narrow corridors and postage stamp greens of Harbour Town continue to challenge the world's best.
Top-ranked Dustin Johnson, who held the 54-hole lead, stumbled to a 77 to tie for 28th, 2013 victor Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland tied for 48th after a 73, ninth-ranked Xander Schauffele of La Jolla and San Diego State shot 75 to tie for 63rd and defending champion Satoshi Kodaira of Japan imploded in an 82 to finish 70th and dead last among players who made the cut. Kuchar, a victor at Hilton Head in 2014, made a run at another title with three birdies in five holes before a bogey at the seventh. 'I grew up watching all of Tiger's wins, so to have a win of my own after Tiger last week feels incredible, ' said the 27-year-old.
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"Dream come true", Pan said in an interview after winning his first PGA Tour title. Durant, Triplett and Jones shot 69. Shelton played three years at Alabama. Shelton closed with a 69 to join him at 15-under 273.
LPGA - Brooke Henderson successfully defended her title in the Lotte Championship in Kapolea, Hawaii, to tie Sandra Post's record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with eight. The 21-year-old Henderson closed with a 2-under 70 at breezy Ko Olina Golf Club for a four-stroke victory over Eun-Hee Ji. He's much closer to his goal of playing in the season-ending Tour Championship after finishing 35th and 88th in his first two seasons.
Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz tied for 61st among the 77 finishers at 11 over, shooting 80-74-73.