(Puerto Vallarta) Tony Finau entered a 66 (-5) and won the Mexican Open by three strokes ahead of Spaniard John Rahm on Sunday.
Finau had no bogeys going into the final round in Vallarta Vidanta, finishing second to Rahm. The American was not seriously challenged on the back nine.
Brandon Wu, who also finished second last year, rallied to the sixth hole and parked the next hole to tie the lead. Finau responded with a birdie on the seventh flag, while Wu was caught off guard on the eighth and radiated twice on the tenth.H.
Finau finished the event with a cumulative score of -24 to Edge Ram, who shot a 67 and had his chances of closing in on top of the standings.
Ram, however, fails to birdie on two 5-bar. He made a bad shot on the 12thH The hole and bad approach on the 14thH banner.
Wu (68) settled into third as 21-year-old Akshay Bhatia hit 70 to claim fourth place alone.
It was Finau’s sixth career win on the PGA Tour. His title brought him up to 11H world ranking.
Ram was playing for the second time in three weeks after winning the Masters. He will not be present at the Wells Fargo Championships to take advantage of the two-week break before the PGA Championship.
under 30H Center, Taylor Pendreth (68) was the highest-ranked Canadian at the tournament. His compatriot Michael Gligic (67) scored 39thH Class.
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