Dustin Johnson is proclaimed champion with a blow of advantage over Kevin Streelman

The Spaniards Sergio García, Jon Rahm and Rafael Cabrera did not have a prominent role, being very far from the top positions.


The American Dustin Johnson was proclaimed champion of the PGA Tour Travelers Championship on Sunday when concluding the fourth and final round with a card of 67 strokes (-3) and adding 261 (-19). Johnson, 36, 91 in the world rankings, was the most consistent player in the tournament, the third to be played after the almost three-month hiatus forced by the coronavirus pandemic, and achieved his twenty-first professional title in the PGA. Tour. The new tournament champion, who distributed prizes worth $ 7.4 million, pocketed $ 1,332,000 in cash and also received 500 points for the world ranking.

His compatriot, veteran Kevin Streelman, finished second to a hit (262, -18) after completing the TPC River Highlands run this Sunday with a record 67 (-3). Streelman, 41, received a prize of $ 806,600 and 300 points that will allow him to improve his current position, number 38, in the world ranking.

Another American, young promise Wil Gordon, and Canadian Mackenzie Hughes shared third place after adding 263 hits (-17) with Sunday matchday cards of 64 (-6) and 67 (-3), respectively. Hughes, who in the first round was the surprise leader, contributing a record of 60 hits (-10), took a cash prize of $ 436,600 and 163 points for world ranking. Gordon, just 23 years old and invited to the tournament, took $ 436,000, although without points for the world ranking, but received a Special Temporary Membership.

The day was not the best for the three Spanish golfers who competed, in addition to four other Latin Americans, although the Mexican Abraham Ancer was again the best classified after handing over 69 shots (-1) and adding 267 (-13), which they allowed him to occupy provisionally the eleventh position. Ancer, second last week at RBC Heritage, this time claimed a prize of $ 139,983 and 56 points for world ranking. Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy, leader of the world classification, shared the place with Ancer after completing the route on Sunday with a record of 67 strokes (-3)

Sergio García, with a record of 66 (-4), was the best Spaniard of the day and of the tournament, occupying the 32nd place, after adding 270 hits (-10). Rafael Cabrera presented the card with 64 (-6), his best run of the tournament, and achieved 271 strokes (-9), which helped him climb 24 points and finish thirty-seventh in the standings.

Jon Rahm, number two in the world, lost his concentration again in the decisive moments of the journey and had a hard time finishing it with 71 blows (+1), which relegated him 19 places in the general classification, down to 37 that he shared with Cabrera.

The Venezuelan Jhonattan Vegas, who went from less to more in the tournament, once again showed solidity to record 66 hits (-4) and climb 11 places, up to 24, with 269 hits (-11), a mark that also had another seven golfers, including veteran Phil Nickelson, provisional leader in the second round. The other two Latin American golfers, who competed during the weekend, the Argentine Emiliano Grillo (72, +2) and the young Chilean Joaquín Niemann (75, +5), did not have their best performance and dropped to positions 60 and 63 , respectively.



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