Sebastian Munoz posted a final-round 2-under 70 and then edged Sung-jae Im in a playoff to capture his maiden PGA Tour title at the Sanderson Farms Championship.
Munoz, who entered the day at the Country Club of Jackson (MS) with a share of the lead, made birdie on the final hole to reach 18-under par to match Im, who was in the clubhouse after a Sunday 66.
Playing the par-4 18th in overtime, neither finalist reached the green in regulation (Im went long, while Munoz came up short), but the Colombian was able to get up and down for the title-clinching par.
With the victory, the 26-year old Munoz will move up over 70 spots in the world rankings – from 179th to (about) No. 106.
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Name: Sebastian Munoz
Weight: 179 lb
Birthdate: January 4, 1993 (age 26)
Native: Bogota, Colombia
College: University of North Texas
Final Scores: Top 5
Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Sebastian Munoz -18 (-2)
2. Sung-jae Im -18 (-6)
3. Byeong-Hun An -17 (-3)
4. Kevin Streelman -16 (-8)
4. Carlos Ortiz -16 (-1)
Munoz’s Winning Numbers
Driving: 315.4 yards (3rd)
Fairways: 29/56, 51.8% (33rd)
Greens: 57/72, 79.2% (9th)
Putts/GIR: 94/1.649 (11th)
Scores: 23 Birdies, 43 Pars, 6 Bogeys
SG: Off the Tee: 3.755 (10th)
SG: Approach to Green: 3.200 (26th)
SG: Around the Green: -0.056 (74th)
SG: Putting: 6.250 (8th)
SG: Tee to Green: 6.898 (14th)
SG: Total: 13.148 (1st)
2020 PGA Tour Season
Cuts Made: 2
Wins: 1 (Sanderson Farms Championship)
Addtl Top 10s: 1 (Military Salute/Greenbrier)
Earnings: $1,423,625 (1st)
FedExCup Pts: 585 (1st)
World Rank Before/After: 179/108
WITB: Sebastian Munoz
Driver: PING G400 LST (8.5˚)
Irons: PING i200 (3)
Irons: PING i210 (4-PW)
Gap: PING Glide 2.0 Stealth (50°)
Sand: Titleist Vokey SM6 (56˚)
Lob: Titleist Vokey SM6 (62˚)
Putter: PING Sigma 2
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
Money & Points
With his win, Munoz earned $1,188,00 and 500 FedExCup points. He will move to No. 1 in the PGA Tour’s points standings.
Munoz also received 26 OWGR points, and will move to about No. 106 (from 179th) in the world rankings.
Video: Munoz’s Day-4 Highlights
Source: PGA Tour/Youtube
“I always will have a special connection to Jackson, Mississippi because this was the first event I ever played as a PGA TOUR member back in 2016. So just one of those places that I’ll just cherish, and this moment just add on to that. I will always be grateful to this city what whatever it got me. Just really happy and blessed to be here.”
– Sebastian Munoz, 2019 Sanderson Farms Champion
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