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Final Money, Points, Stats: 2018 RSM Classic

Charles Howell III carded a final-round 67 at Seaside Island Golf Club and then beat Patrick Rodgers in a playoff to claim his third career PGA Tour title at The RSM Classic.

Charles Howell III Wins The RSM Classic
Charles Howell III during the final round of The RSM Classic at the Sea Island GC on November 18, 2018 in St. Simons Island, GA. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Howell III finished his final day on the Seaside Course with two blemishes (one double and a bogey) alongside 10 pars and six birdies en route to a 19-under par.

In his fourth start of the 2018-19 season, the Georgia native earned $1,152,000 and 500 FedExCup points to jump to No. 1 in the early points standings.

Howell III also picked up 24 Official World Golf Rankings points and will move to 61st (from 84th).

Finally, the former can’t-miss kid from Oklahoma State earned a two-year Tour exemption along with a trip to Kapalua for the Sentry Tournament of Champions. He also earned a trip back to his hometown of Augusta, Georgia for the 2019 Masters Tournament – his first invite since the 2012 edition, as well as elite events such as the 2019 PLAYERS Championship and PGA Championship.

Runner-up Rodgers, meanwhile, set the final 36-hole PGA Tour scoring record (123) after weekend rounds of 61 and 62. The solo-second spot earned the former Stanford star a check for $691,200, along with 300 FedEx points and 14.4 OWGR points. He will move from 172nd to 142nd when Monday’s world rankings are released.


FINAL MONEY, SCORES: THE RSM CLASSIC

Seaside Golf Club | St Simons Island, Georgia | Nov. 18, 2018

Kevin Reid

Kevin Reid is a Pro Golf Weekly producer and contributor.

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