Sung Kang made a 23-foot birdie putt on the 15th hole to take the lead at the Byron Nelson in Dallas and then rolled to his first PGA Tour victory on a 27-hole Sunday at Trinity Forest.
In his 159th career PGA Tour start, Kang closed with a 4-under-par 67 to finish at 23-under and beat runners-up Matt Every and Scott Piercy by two strokes.
“It just feels amazing. I was thinking about winning on the PGA Tour when I was real young and watching Tiger (Woods) dominating,” Kang said. “My dad gave me a lot of support when I was young.”
Every finished with a 66. Piercy, also in the final threesome, finished a bogey-free tournament with a 64.
Every and Kang played all four rounds together, including the extended day Sunday after the third round was delayed by rain for six hours.
A stroke behind Every when third-round play resumed, Kang completed a 68 to take a three-stroke lead over Every into the final round.
European Tour: In Southport, England, Marcus Kinhult birdied the last two holes for a 2-under 70 and a one-shot win over three players in the British Masters.
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Kinhult fell out of the lead at Hillside Golf Club with back-to-back bogeys, only to rally with a birdie on the par-5 17th that put him in a four-way tie for the lead. Kinhult then holed an 8-foot birdie putt to finish on 16-under 262.
Other tours: The final round of the PGA Tour Champions’ Regions Tradition in Birmingham, Ala., was pushed back to Monday because of rain. … Michael Gellerman shot a 3-under 69 to finish at 11-under 277, good for a one-shot win in the Web.com Tour’s KC Golf Classic in Kansas City, Mo.