Brice Garnett wins Web.com Tour's Utah Championship


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Published 11:58 p.m. ET July 16, 2017 | Updated 11:58 p.m. ET July 16, 2017

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — Brice Garnett won the Web.com Tour’s Utah Championship on Sunday at Oakridge Country Club to wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season.

Garnett won for the first time on the tour, closing with a 6-under 65 in 98-degree heat for a one-stroke victory over Abraham Ancer (63), Austin Cook (65) and Rob Oppenheim (69).

Garnett earned $126,000 to jump from 57th to 12th on the money list with $182,554, with the top 25 after the final six regular-season events earning PGA Tour cards.

“First win out here is huge,” Garnett said. “It gets me over that magical number, and it’s hard. It’s hard to win on any tour, and it’s hard to win knowing that there’s a little carrot at the end of the road of going to the PGA Tour. It feels great, and I worked my butt off for two years, and to be going back is really, really special.”

Garnett took a share of the lead for the first time with a birdie at the par-5 15th. He grabbed the outright lead on the par-4 16th with a wedge to 4 feet for birdie, and parred the final two.

“I feel like it’s kind of been a while coming,” Garnett said….

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