Winner’s Circle: Bryson DeChambeau Claims Victory in Las Vegas

Bryson DeChambeau Wins Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin
Bryson DeChambeau celebrates an eagle on the 16th in the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, NV. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Bryson DeChambeau shot a 5-under par 66 at TPC Summerlin to claim victory at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Bryson DeChambeau Wins Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin
Bryson DeChambeau celebrates an eagle on the 16th in the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, NV. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

DeChambeau, who entered Sunday’s final round tied for the lead, finished his fourth day in Las Vegas with just one bogey offset by five birdies and one tournament-clinching eagle on the 16th hole en route to a final score of 21-under par, one clear of defending champion Patrick Cantlay.


PRO-FILE

Nationality American
Height: 6′ 1″
Weight: 185 lb
Birthdate: September 16, 1993 (age 25)
Native: Modesto, California
Residence: Clovis, California
College: SMU


FINAL TOP 5

1. Bryson DeChambeau -21 (66-66-65-66)
2. Patrick Cantlay -20 (69-67-63-65)
3. Sam Ryder -19 (66-71-66-62)
4. Rickie Fowler -17 (68-67-69-63)
4. Abraham Ancer -17 (66-66-69-66)
4. Robert Streb -17 (65-66-68-68)


WINNER’S STATS

Driving: 312.6 yards (29th)
Fairways: 78.6% (44/56) (4th)
Greens: 83.3% (60/72) (4th)
Putting: 1.667 (12th)
Scores: 1 Eagle, 22 Birdies, 46 Pars, 3 Bogeys
Key Stretch: After a birdie by Patrick Cantlay on the par-5 16th hole, DeChambeau found himself down one with three to go, but following an eagle on No. 16 coupled with a bogey by Cantlay, he led by two with two to play.


VICTORIES

PGA Tour: 5
2018 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
2018 Dell Technologies Championship
2018 The Northern Trust
2018 Memorial Tournament
2017 John Deere Classic


DeCHAMBEAU’S FINAL-ROUND HIGHLIGHTS


MONEY & PLAYOFF POINTS

The win earned the 25-year old Californian $1,260,000, along with 500 points to move to 5th place on the points list. It was DeChambeau’s third win his his last five starts, and fourth victory of the 2018 calendar year.


WORLD RANKING

DeChambeau received 40 OWGR points, and will move up one spot, from 6th to No. 5 in the Official World Golf Rankings following this victory.


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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