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August 1-4, 2019

Greensboro, N.C. Sedgefield Country Club

Course Information Founded in 1926, Sedgefield Country Club’s Donald Ross design features gently rolling fairways leading to the architect’s small, undulating greens. The layout first hosted the PGA TOUR in 1938. After a 31-year absence, the Wyndham Championship returned to Sedgefield in 2008. Architect Kris Spence completed a restoration of the course in 2007 while lengthening it to accommodate the modern player. In 2012, the greens were changed from bentgrass to Champion Bermuda.

Yardage 7,127; par 70

2018 Champion Brandt Snedeker, U.S.

Media Coverage Golf Channel/CBS

Tickets Advance general admission tickets cost $10-$20 for practice rounds and $35-$45 for tournament days for a specific day, or $50 for a Good-Any-Day ticket, available through www. wyndhamchampionship.com. A weekly ticket book costs $150. Groups receiving free admission are military members (including veterans and reservists), children 15 and under (one per paying adult), Piedmont Triad area teachers and Piedmont Triad first responders.

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“Shooting 59 on Thursday, your expectations go through the roof. It was the most stressful week I’ve ever had in professional golf.” – Brandt Snedeker, 2018

C.T. Pan had rounds of 65, 64 and 67, plus a bogey-free, six-under round through 17 holes on Sunday.

HOW BRANDT SNEDEKER WON

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Brandt Snedeker shot a 59 in the first round and led virtually the entire way, but with four holes remaining in the final round he found himself one stroke behind C.T. Pan, who had just birdied the 15th hole in the group ahead. Snedeker birdied the par-5 15th himself to move into a tie and ended up with a three-stroke victory when Pan double bogeyed 18 and Snedeker made a birdie. Snedeker led by four after the first round, two after 36 holes, and only one after the third round. He shot a 65 in the final round for a 21-under 259 total.  Snedeker played his first three holes of the first round in 1-over but finished with an 11-under 59. Starting on the back nine, he had four birdies there for a 32 and then six birdies and an eagle for a 27 on the front nine.  Snedeker ranked third in Strokes Gained: Approachthe-Green (1.987 per round).  Snedeker made two eagles, holing out from 176 yards on the par-4 sixth in the first round and making a 30-foot putt on the par-5 15th in the second round.

D.A. Points fired a bogey-free, 6-underpar 30-34=64 in the second round.

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