South Korea’s Lee Kyoung-hoon stormed to his first PGA Tour victory at the Byron Nelson this past Sunday, while Charl Schwartzel signed off in T3.
Lee produced an excellent Sunday showing at the TPC Craig Ranch by shooting a final-round six-under-par 66.
With overnight leader Sam Burns failing at the final hurdle, Lee jumped at the opportunity to move to the top of the leaderboard.
He rolled in five birdies on the front nine, adding to the bogey he made on the 9th, before going two under after the turn.
It moved Lee to 25 under par for the week where he bagged an impressive three-stroke victory at the end of the day, with Burns settling in second place.
By doing so Lee secured the final spot of qualification for this week’s PGA Championship at the Ocean Course.
Sealing the win in style on 17. 🎯 pic.twitter.com/iySsTeLGPA
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) May 17, 2021
The American, though, struggled to get going in his final round on Sunday and concluded with a two-under-par 70.
Schwartzel, on the other hand, had an outside chance of challenging for top spot, but a big final-round score would’ve been required for that.
Instead, the 2011 Masters champion put in a valiant performance on Sunday – going four under for the day to sign off on 21-under-par and in T3.
Schwartzel ended his week alongside the American trio of Patton Kizzire, Daniel Berger and Scott Stallings.