In The Winner’s Circle: Aaron Wise Captures the Byron Nelson

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Aaron Wise shot a bogey-free 6-under 65 on Sunday to capture his maiden PGA Tour title at the AT&T Byron Nelson.

Wise’s final day was highlighted by a six-pack of gains over a seven-hole stretch (Nos. 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10) to finish at 23-under par, three strokes clear of 54-hole leader Marc Leishman, who posted a 68.

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PRO-FILE

Nationality: American
Height: 6′ 1″
Weight: 175 lb
Birthdate: June 21, 1996 (age 21)
Native: Cape Town, South Africa
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
College: University of Oregon


FINAL SCORES

1 Aaron Wise -23 (65-63-68-65) $1,386,000, 500
2 Marc Leishman -20 (61-66-69-68) $831,600, 300
3 Branden Grace -19 (66-68-69-62) $400,400, 145
3 J.J. Spaun -19 (64-69-69-63) $400,400, 145
3 Keith Mitchell -19 (65-68-69-63) $400,400, 145


THE FOUR ROUNDS

After Round 1: T4 -6 (65)
After Round 2: 2 -14 (63)
After Round 3: 2 -17 (68)
After Round 4: 1st -23 (65)


WISE’S STATS

Driving: 297.3 yards
Fairways: 89.3% (50/56)
Greens: 91.7% (66/72)
Putting: 1.697
Scores: 1 Eagle, 25 Birdies, 42 Pars, 4 Bogeys


VICTORIES

PGA Tour: 1
2018 AT&T Byron Nelson
Web.com Tour: 1
2017 Air Capital Classic
PGA Tour Canada: 1
2016 Syncrude Oil Country Championship


MONEY

With his win, Wise earned $1,386,000 and 500 FedExCup points to move up to 18th place (from 56th).


WORLD RANKING

Wise received 34 OWGR points, and will move from No. 99 to No. 66 in the Official World Golf Rankings following this victory.


WISE’S VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS


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