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Winner’s Circle: Bryson DeChambeau Captures the Memorial

Bryson DeChambeau made two late bogeys on Sunday to finish at 71 but then edged Byeong-Hun An and Kyle Stanley in a sudden-death playoff to capture the 2018 Memorial Tournament.

DeChambeau’s final round at Muirfield Village Golf Club included three birdies (Nos. 5, 11, and 12) against two bogeys (Nos. 14 and 18) to join An and Stanley at 15-under par.

On the first playoff hole (No. 18), DeChambeau and An both parred to extend the overtime, while Stanley was knocked out with a bogey.

On the second go-round of 18, DeChambeau drained a 10-foot birdie to claim his second career victory.

Credit: Getty Images/Matt Sullivan

PRO-FILE

Nationality American
Height: 6′ 1″
Weight: 185 lb
Birthdate: September 16 (age 24)
Native: Modesto, California
Residence: Clovis, California
College: SMU


FINAL SCORES

1 Bryson DeChambeau -15 (69-67-66-71)*
2 Kyle Stanley -15 (67-66-70-70)
2 Byeong Hun An -15 (68-67-69-69)
4 Patrick Cantlay -14 (68-69-66-71)
5 Peter Uihlein -13 (69-70-70-66)
*Playoff


PLAYOFFS

Hole 18: DeChambeau Par, An Par, Stanley Bogey
Hole 18: DeChambeau Birdie, An Par


THE FOUR ROUNDS

After Round 1: T16 -3 (69)
After Round 2: T4 -8 (67)
After Round 3: 1st -14 (66)
After Round 4: 1st -15 (69)


WINNER’S STATS

Driving: 306.3 yards
Fairways: 62.5% (35/56)
Greens: 72.2% (52/72)
Putting: 1.692
Scores: 21 Birdies, 47 Pars, 4 Bogeys


VICTORIES

PGA Tour: 2
2018 Memorial Tournament
2017 John Deere Classic


MONEY & PLAYOFF POINTS

With his win, DeChambeau earned $1,602,000 and 500 FedExCup points to move up to 4th place (from 22nd).


WORLD RANKING

DeChambeau received 70 OWGR points, and will move from No. 38 to No. 22 in the Official World Golf Rankings following this victory.


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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