Winner’s Circle: It’s Paul Casey at the Valspar Championship

Paul Casey Wins Valspar Championship
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Paul Casey shot a final-round 6-under 65 at Innisbrook’s Copperhead course to capture the 2018 Valspar Championship.

Casey finished his final day in Palm Harbor, Florida with seven birdies against just one bogey to reach 10-under par.

The win was Casey’s second of his PGA Tour career, and first in eight years (2009 Houston Open).

Nationality: England
Resides: Scottsdale, Arizona
Birthdate: July 21, 1977 (age 40)
Native: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
College: Arizona State University


FINAL SCORES

1 Paul Casey -10 (70-68-71-65)
2 Patrick Reed -9 (71-69-67-68)
2 Tiger Woods -9 (70-68-67-70)
3 Sergio Garcia -8 (70-72-69-65)
5 Rory Sabbatini -7 (66-69-71-65)
5 Justin Rose -7 (70-69-66-72)


THE FOUR ROUNDS

Round 1: T8 -1 (-1, 70)
Round 2: T2 -4 (-3, 68)
Round 3: T11 -4 (E, 71)
Round 4: 1 -10 (-6, 65)


CASEY’S STATS

Driving Distance: 301.6
Driving Accuracy: 46.2%
Greens in Regulation: 61.1%
Putts Per GIR: 1.682
Scores: 16 Birdies, 51 Pars, 4 Bogeys, 1 Double


VICTORIES

PGA Tour: 2
2009 Shell Houston Open
2018 Valspar Championship

European Tour: 13
2001 Gleneagles Scottish PGA Championship
2003 ANZ Championship
2003 Benson & Hedges International Open
2005 TCL Classic
2005 Volvo China Open
2006 Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles
2006 HSBC World Match Play Championship
2007 Abu Dhabi Golf Championship
2009 Abu Dhabi Golf Championship
2009 BMW PGA Championship
2011 Volvo Golf Champions
2013 The Irish Open
2014 KLM Open


CASEY’S FINAL ROUND SCORECARD

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MONEY

With his win, Casey earned $1,134,000 and 500 points to move to No. 8 in the FedExCup standings.


WORLD RANKING

Casey received 52 OWGR points, and will move from No. 17 to No. 12 in the Official World Golf Rankings following this victory.


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