Taiwanese Pan wins his first PGA title at RBC Heritage

The Taiwanese golfer took advantage of an error by Matt Kuchar on the penultimate hole to take the trophy. Rafa Cabrera Bello finished 16th with 6 shots of the winner.


27-year-old Taiwanese Pan Cheng-tsung won his first title on the American golf course this Sunday, winning the RBC Heritage tournament held at the Harbor Town club in Hilton Head (South Carolina, USA). a total of 272 punches, one less than the American Matt Kuchar.

Pan, who today signed a card with 67 impacts after scoring five birdies for a bogey, benefited from an error of Kuchar on the penultimate hole of the course, where he committed a bogey, and in which he lost the chance to play the tiebreaker although he corrected in the 18 with a birdie, to finish also with 67 (six birdies for two bogeys) .

The third position, two strokes of the first, It was shared by Americans Patrick Cantlay and Scott Piercy and Irishman Shane Lowry, the latter committed a double bogey on the 12th hole, a par four, and a bogey, for four birdies, while s that the previous two ended with 69 impacts after scoring five birdies for a double bogey and bogey, the first, and four birdies for two bogeys, the second.

El Spanish Rafa Cabrera Bello, who today finished in tables, with 71 strokes, (three birdies for a double bogey and a bogey), was in sixteenth position with a total of 278 impacts.

Cheng-tsung relieves in this way the Japanese Satoshi Kodaira, winner of RBC Heritage in the last edition, and adds his third victory as a professional The two previous ones in the PGA Tour of Canada in the tournaments played in 2015 The Players Cup and Cape Breton Celtic Classic.

Final classification

1. CT Pan (TPE) 272 (71 + 65 + 69 + 67) (-12)

2 Matt Kuchar (USA) 273 (69 + 69 + 68 + 67)

3. Patrick Cantlay (USA) 274 (67 + 72 + 66 + 69)

3. Scott Piercy (USA) 274 (67 + 70 + 68 + 69)

3. Shane Lowry (IRL) 274 (65 + 68 + 71 + 70)

6. JT Poston (USA) 275 (71 + 71 + 67 + 66)

6. Seamus Power (IRL) 275 (68+ 72 + 68 + 67)

6. Kevin Streelman (USA) 275 (69 + 69 + 69 + 68)

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16. Rafa Cabrera Bello (ESP) 278 (68 + 69 + 70 +71)

33. Emiliano Grillo (ARG) 281 (68 + 67 + 70 + 76)



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