On Sunday at PGA National, Matt Jones shot a final-round 68 to claim a five-shot victory at The Honda Classic.
The 40-year old Aussie offset three bogeys with five birdies en route to a four-day total of 12-under par, five clear of runner-up Brandon Hagy (66).
The win was the former Arizona State alum’s second career PGA Tour title, and first since the 2014 Shell Houston Open.
Along with The Honda Classic trophy, Jones earned $1,260,000 and 500 FedExCup points. He also secured 34 first-place OWGR points to jump from No. 83 to 49th in the Official World Golf Rankings.
With the victory Jones was also awarded with a full two-year exemption through the 2023 PGA Tour season, and secured spots in the following 2021 and 2002 high-profile events:
- The Masters (2021)
- PGA Championship (2021)
- Memorial Tournament (2021)
- Sentry T of C (2022)
- The Arnold Palmer (2022)
- The PLAYERS (2022)
For his runner-up position, Hagy earned $763,000 and 300 FedExCup points. He also picked up 20.4 OWGR points and cracked the top 200 for the first time.
Final Money, Points, Scores
The Honda Classic
PGA National – Champion Course | Palm Beach Gardens, FL | Mar 21, 2021
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