Winner’s Circle: Corey Conners Claims Maiden Title at Valero Texas Open

Corey Conners Wins Valero Texas Open
Corey Conners celebrates on the 18th green after winning the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio on April 7, 2019 in San Antonio, TX. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Corey Conners shot a final-round 66 at TPC San Antonio’s Oaks Course to claim his maiden PGA Tour title at the Valero Texas Open.

Conners finished his final day in Texas with four bogeys offset by 10 birdies to reach 20-under par, two clear of Charley Hoffman.

Corey Conners
Corey Conners lines up a putt for birdie on the 1st green during the final round of the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio on Apr 7, 2019 in San Antonio, TX. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

PRO-FILE

Nationality: Canada
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 190 lb
Birthdate: January 6, 1992 (age 27)
Native: Listowel, Ontario
Resides: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
College: Kent State
Equipment: PING


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FINAL TOP-5 FINISHERS

Pos-Player-Score (Final Rd)
1. Corey Conners -20 (-6)
2. Charley Hoffman -18 (-4)
2. Ryan Moore -17 (-8)
4. Si Woo Kim -15 (E)
4. Brian Stuard -15 (-6)


CONNERS: ROUND BY ROUND

Rd 1: (-3, 69) -3, T17
Rd 2: (-5, 67) -8, T2
Rd 3: (-6, 66) -14, 2nd
Rd 4: (-6, 66) -20, 1st


CONNER’S STATS

Driving: 301.9 yards (28th)
Fairways: 37/56, 64.3% (10th)
Greens: 59/72, 81.9% (1st)
Putts: 1.525 (1st)
Scoring: 1 Eagle, 29 Birdies, 32 Pars, 9 Bogeys, 1 Double


CONNER’S 2019 PGA TOUR SEASON

Starts: 13
Cuts Made: 5
Wins: 1 (Valero Texas Open)
Additional Top 10s: 2
Money: $2,228,813 (15th)
Points: 846 (13th)
World Rank Before/After: 196th/87th


CAREER VICTORIES

PGA Tour: 1
2019 Valero Texas Open


CONNER’S FINAL-ROUND HIGHLIGHTS


Credit: PGA TOUR Media


EARNINGS

With his win, Conners earned $1,350,000 and 500 points to move to No. 15 on the money list, and 13th in the points standings.


WORLD RANKING

Conners received 40 OWGR points, and will move from No. 196th to about 87th in the Official World Golf Rankings following this victory.


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