Wyndham Clark clinched his first PGA TOUR win of his career with an impressive four-shot victory at the Wells Fargo Championship.
The 29-year-old American began the final day with a two shot lead but that lead quickly dissolved in the first three holes and fell behind compatriot Xander Schauffele.
However, an impressive stretch of five birdies in eight holes meant that World No. 80 grabbed back control of the tournament and he went onto hit a three-under 68 to finish on 19-under at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina.
This was Clark’s first victory in 133 starts on the PGA TOUR for the American with his best display previous occurring at the 2022 Bermuda Championship where Clark was defeated by Brian Gay in a play-off.
“I’m a little choked up, it’s been a long five years to get to this point,” Clark said. “I thought I’d have won earlier but it was well worth the wait and I’m so grateful. I didn’t start great, I was shaky and I think in years past I might have folded. This time I stayed patient, hung in there and caught fire on the backside.”
Schauffele had to settle for a second place finish after he ended the Sunday with a final-round 70 to finish on 15-under.
England’s Tyrrell Hatton and America’s Harris English tied for third on 12-under after Hatton made a final-hole bogey.
The next event on the PGA TOUR is the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship between May 11-14 at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas.