Tom Lewis earns PGA Tour card with Korn Ferry Tour Championship win

Tom Lewis Ensured his playing Rights with Success at the Korn Ferry Tour Championship on the PGA Tour for the next season.

The event was the last of 3 tournaments from the Korn Ferry Tour Finals, in which PGA Tour cards have been available to the leading 25 players that didn’t already have their playing rights supported.
Lewis missed the first two events but made the visit to Indiana for his appearance on the second-tier tour, where a 65 gave him a five-shot victory over challenger Fabian Gomez.
“I’m chuffed,” Lewis explained. “A win is a triumph. Hopefully, I will go on and make greater opportunities for myself to the aisle and outside here today.”
Lewis was eligible to play following a finish at The Open left him 196th’s equivalent in the FedExCup standings, together with those involving 126th and 200th permitted to feature from the Korn Ferry Tour Finals.
The Englishman posted back-to-back 66s on Sunday and Saturday to shoot a direct into the last round, at which he holed a lengthy birdie at the third and left a six-footer to save par at the initial.
A gain at the fifth was cancelled out with a bogey at the next, only for Lewis to go inches away by a hole-out eagle in the eighth to prepare the first of three successive birdies.
Before finishing his victory with a par at the last lewis stretched his lead with birdies over his next two holes and finished a streak of pars with a birdie in the 15th.
Victory saw Lewis lifts him to world No 63 and finish second in the Finals 25 standings, together with Englishman Ben Taylor and also the Viktor Hovland among the notable players to receive their promotion of Norway.

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