Winner’s Circle: Luke List Claims Maiden Victory at the Farmers Insurance Open

Luke List Wins 2022 Farmers Insurance Open
Luke List talks to the media after winning the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Jan 29, 2022 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Ben Jared / PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

Luke List produced a final-round 66, then beat Will Zalatoris in a playoff to win his maiden PGA Tour title at the 2022 Farmers Insurance Open.

Sitting five strokes back of the 54-leader duo of Zalatoris, and former World No. 1 Jason Day, List entered Sunday at T19.

It did not take long, though, for List – who began the week 151st in the world ranking, to insert himself, legitimately, into the mix. A birdie on the par-3 3rd hole led to three additional birdies on the next three holes. Suddenly, List was 4-under through six holes on the day. He made the turn at that same number.

List went on to birdie Nos. 12 and 16 before his sole blemish of the day on par-4 17th when he missed a 4-foot par putt. He immediately rebounded with a brilliant birdie on the par-5 18th to shoot a 6-under 66 and take a handle on the clubhouse lead.

Zalatoris, a 25-year-old American, who posted top 10s in three majors last year, looked prime to notch an inevitable first career victory when he arrived at the 18th tee box tied with List and needing just a birdie on the par-5. He had parred each of the previous 11 holes. Unfortunately for Zalatoris, his birdie putt attempt from about eight feet lost speed and skidded just left of the hole. Zalatoris matched Rahm’s Sunday 71.

Luke List Wins 2022 Farmers Insurance Open
Luke List reacts to a birdie on the 18th hole during the final round of The Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Jan 29, 2022 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Donald Miralle via Getty Images)

With sundown quickly approaching, not much extra time was likely, but List only needed one hole. Going back to the 18th, their drives landed next to each in a fairway bunker. Both layed up safely from the sand, but List followed his layup with the shot of his life: a pristine approach that landed to tap-in range for birdie. Zalatoris could have extended the playoff with a birdie himself, but his attempt for ten feet narrowly missed. List had his first win.

For his first career win, List earned $1,512,000 and 500 FedExCup points. He will move to No. 3 on the money list, and 4th in the FedExCup standings. He also picked up 60 OWGR points and will move to No. 56 in the Official World Golf Rankings.


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Pro-File

Luke List Wins 2022 Farmers Insurance Open
Luke List stands on the 18th hole during the final round of The Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Jan 29, 2022 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Sam Greenwood via Getty Images)

Full Name: Luke List
Nationality: American
Height: 6′ 3″
Weight: 200 lb
Birthdate: Jan. 14, 1985 (age 37)
Native: Seattle, WA
Resides: Augusta, GA
Turned Pro: 2007
PGA Tour Rookie: 2013
College: Vanderbilt
Highest World Rank: 45th (7/22/18)
Equipment Sponsor: PXG


Farmers Open: Final Leaderboard

Luke List Wins 2022 Farmers Insurance Open
Luke List poses with the trophy after winning the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Jan 29, 2022 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Donald Miralle via Getty Images)
Top-10 Finishers

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Luke List -15 (-6)
2. Will Zalatoris -15 (-1)
3. Cameron Tringale -14 (-2)
3. Jon Rahm -14 (-1)
3. Jason Day -14 (E)
6. Joaquin Niemann -13 (-5)
6. Justin Rose -13 (-4)
6. Pat Perez -13 (-4)
6. Sungjae Im -13 (-1)
6. Aaron Rai -13 (E)

Top-5 Check Cashers

Pos-Player-(Money)
1. Luke List ($1.51m)
2. Will Zalatoris ($915.6k)
3. Cameron Tringale ($445.2k)
3. Jon Rahm ($445.2k)
3. Jason Day ($445.2k)


Luke List’s Winning Numbers

Luke List Wins 2022 Farmers Insurance Open
Luke List hits a shot on the 15th hole during the final round of The Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Jan 29, 2022 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Sam Greenwood via Getty Images)

Driving: 314 yards (17th)
Fairways: 51.8%, 29/56 (T75)
Greens: 73.6%, 53/72 (T21)
Putts/GIR: 1.717 (T40)
Birdies: 22 (T2)
SG Tee to Green: 7.443 (5th)
SG Total: 11.174 (T2)


Luke List’s 2022 PGA Tour Season

Luke List Wins 2022 Farmers Insurance Open
Luke List walks off the 16th green during the final round of The Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Jan 29, 2022 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Donald Miralle via Getty Images)

Starts: 9
Cuts Made: 9
Wins: 1 (Farmers)
Additional Top 10s: 2
Earnings: $2,310,030 (3rd)
FedExCup Pts: 797 (4th)
OWGR Before/After: 151/56


WITB: Luke List

Luke List Wins 2022 Farmers Insurance Open
Luke List stands on the 15th hole during the final round of The Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Jan 29, 2022 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Sam Greenwood via Getty Images)

Luke List plays a mixed bag of TaylorMade (Woods), Titleist (Wedges, Ball), Callaway (Utility, Putter), and PXG (Irons).

Driver: TaylorMade SIM2 (9°)
3-wood: TaylorMade Stealth Plus (15°)
Utility: Callaway X Forged UT Prototype (19°)
Irons: PXG 0311 ST Gen4 (4-PW)
Gap : Vokey Design SM9 (50°)
Sand: Vokey Design SM9 (54˚)
Lob: Vokey Wedgeworks Proto (60˚)
Putter: Odyssey O-Works 1W
Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Source: GolfWRX.com


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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