Daniel Berger shot a final-round 66 and then edged Collin Morikawa in a playoff to claim victory at the Charles Schwab Challenge.

Berger, who was in the clubhouse at 15-under par, watched as Morikawa missed a seven-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole that would have clinched victory.

Instead it went to a playoff, and on the first sudden-death hole (No. 17, par-4), Berger made a par 4, while Morikawa lipped out his own short par putt, handing the title to the 27-year old Floridian.

It was Berger’s third career Tour title, but first since the 2017 FedEx St Jude Classic – exactly three years ago.

For the win, Berger earned $1,350,000 and 500 FedExCup points. He also secured 72 first-place OWGR points to move all the way (from No. 107) to No. 31 in the world rankings.

Morikawa, meanwhile, earned $817,500 and 300 FedExCup points for his solo second-place finish. The 23-year old star also secured 43 OWGR points to leap inside the world top-30 (No. 27) despite making just 22 PGA Tour starts.


Final Money, Points, Scores

Charles Schwab Challenge

Colonial Country Club | Fort Worth, TX | June 14, 2020


Credits: Getty Images, PGA TOUR Media, OWGR


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