Russell Henley wins Jacksonville Open on Web.com Tour

By: wholesalegolfclubsuk  23/10/2012
Keywords: wholesale golf clubs

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Russell Henley won the Jacksonville Open on Sunday for his second Web.com Tour victory of the year, beating B.J. Staten with a par on the first hole of a playoff. Henley birdied the final hole of regulation for a 5-under 65 to match Staten at 10-under 270 on Dye's Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass. Staten finished with a 68, then had a double bogey on the playoff hole. Henley had five birdies in a front-nine 30, but opened the back nine with seven straight pars before bogeying the 17th to drop a stroke behind Staten. "I pretty much went into 18 thinking I have to make birdie," Henley said. Henley hit his approach to 15 feet and made the putt to get back to 10 under. "I remember I was reading something about Jack Nicklaus in a magazine about making pressure putts," Henley said. "It said to believe in your line and make a confident stroke and I did that right there. I just tried to put a confident stroke on it, had the right read, and it was really cool seeing it go in." Henley earned $108,000 to jump from ninth to third on the money list with $365,366. The tournament was the final full-field event of the year. The top 60 on the money list qualified for the season-ending Web.com Tour Championship next week in McKinney, Texas. The final top 25 will earn 2013 PGA Tour cards. Henley also won the Chiquita Classic last month in North Carolina, beating Patrick Cantlay and Morgan Hoffmann with a par on the first hole of a playoff. Last year while still a student at Georgia, Henley won the tour's Stadion Classic on his college course.

Keywords: wholesale golf clubs

Other news and updates from wholesalegolfclubsuk

Fisher nets PGA Tour card for 2013 from wholesalegolfclubsuk thumbnail
06/12/2012

Fisher nets PGA Tour card for 2013

Ross Fisher’s decision to skip the season-ending Dubai World Championship paid dividends yesterday when he joined a crop of 26


Ricardo Santos In The Bag: The Rookie Of The Year's Clubs from wholesalegolfclubsuk thumbnail
03/12/2012

Ricardo Santos In The Bag: The Rookie Of The Year's Clubs

Ricardo Santos has won the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award following a stand-out season on the European


24/10/2012

Harrington takes control at Grand Slam

Triple major winner Padraig Harrington, a late addition to the four-man field, birdied three of the last five holes to


23/10/2012

Bulgaria to host first ever European Tour event

LONDON (AP) -- The European Tour will stage a tournament in Bulgaria for the first time after deciding to


Love, Furyk tied for lead at Sea Island from wholesalegolfclubsuk thumbnail
22/10/2012

Love, Furyk tied for lead at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- Jim Furyk was ready to close the book on a year filled with bitter


22/10/2012

Padraig Harrington to replace injured Ernie Els in Grand Slam

SOUTHAMPTON, Bermuda (AP) -- Ernie Els has pulled out of the PGA Grand Slam of Golf next week in


20/10/2012

Pettersen shoots course-record 63 in Korea

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- Suzann Pettersen shot a course-record 9-under 63 Friday to take a one-stroke lead after


Canizares, Hendry lead after first round in Perth from wholesalegolfclubsuk thumbnail
19/10/2012

Canizares, Hendry lead after first round in Perth

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- Alejandro Canizares shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to share a one-stroke lead with Michael Hendry after


Cauley, Dawson tied for lead at Sea Island from wholesalegolfclubsuk thumbnail
19/10/2012

Cauley, Dawson tied for lead at Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) -- Bud Cauley has the same good vibes at Sea Island, even if the stakes