South Korean-born American Na wins PGA Greenbrier title

Kevin Na

Kraft birdied the last for an even par 70 and solo second place ahead of compatriots Brandt Snedeker and Jason Kokrak.

"It's undescribable. The amount of close calls I've had and disappointments I've had, walking off the 18th hole in the locker room, on the drive back to the hotel". After opening with 68-63-67, the Clemson product began solo 5th, two short of co-leaders Harold Varner III and Kelly Kraft. "I mean, I had a lovely, beautiful tee shot".

Austin Cook finished tied for fifth place, with all five players earning a qualification spot for the upcoming Open Championship at Carnoustie.

The victory was Na's first since he won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in October 2011. He amassed 17 top-five's since that win before breaking through this week at the Greenbrier.

"It felt good to get back on the right side of things again", Snedeker said. "It's why I play golf - all the practice days, all the misses, all the bad moments, all are taken care of with putts like that". Putting the work in, knowing I'm working as hard, if not harder, than I ever have. "I'm not trying to play prefect golf, I'm just trying to see targets and have fun with it".

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson, seeking his fourth title of the year, fired a 72 to share 13th on 271.

"And especially on the back nine, there were two or three greens that were just - they were borderline rolling too fast". Four players shot 65 on Thursday, and many more crowded the leaderboard after posting 66s to start the tournament. He was never a factor in the final round, winding up tied for 21st at 8 under.

Varner's best finish on tour was a tie for fifth at the OHL Classic in Mexico in 2016.

Phil Mickelson, in his first tournament since his freakish US Open final day meltdown on the 13th green, was penalised two shots on Sunday for improving his line of play.

Watson rebounded to birdie the next two holes and matched the low round of the day, moving within three shots of the leaders. Lahiri was bogey-free over the first two rounds but bogeyed the first two holes Saturday, shot 71 and dropped three strokes behind.

Mickelson had three bogeys, a double bogey and a triple bogey on 18 to go with four birdies for a final-round 74 to finish the tournament tied for 65th.

It's on to the Midwest for the PGA Tour this week, with the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois up next.

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