Max Homa, who made most effective cuts in a whole PGA Tour season in 2017, closed with a 4-under sixty seven to shy away from the sector and win the Wells Fargo Championship at Charlotte, North Carolina.
Homa began the returned nine with birdies to construct a 4-shot lead and didn’t make any errors till it most effective affected the final margin.
Homa, who turned into the NCAA champion at Cal in 2013, won for the first time in his 68th start as a seasoned. The victory receives him into the PGA Championship in two weeks and the Masters subsequent April.
LPGA: Sei Young Kim overcame a tough start to win the MEDIHEAL Championship at cold and windy Lake Merced in Daly City, California, outlasting Bronte Law and Jeongeun Lee with a birdie on the primary hollow of a playoff.
CHAMPIONS: Scott McCarron received the Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands, Texas, for his 10th Tour victory and 2nd in 3 weeks.
EUROPEAN: Mikko Korhonen of Finland edged Benjamin Hebert on the primary playoff hole to complete his comeback and win the China Open at Shenzhen.
NASCAR: The Cup race at Dover International Speedway in Delaware turned into postponed by way of rain and may be run Monday.
Chase Elliott, ultimate week’s winner at Talladega, gained the pole and could lead the field to inexperienced at 12:01 p.M. Dover hasn’t held a Monday race due to the fact that 2007.
PRAGUE MARATHON: Almahjoub Dazza of Bahrain received the men’s identify and Lonah Chemtai Salpeter of Israel became the fastest girl.
Dazza pulled away from a group of four leading runners to win in 2 hours, 5 mins and fifty eight seconds. Salpeter left the rest of the field behind and ran alone to complete in 2:19:forty six, a race document and her personal high-quality.
TRIESTE HALF-MARATHON: Noel Hitimana of Rwanda gained it Italy every week after the race revoked its ban on African runners following an outcry of racism accusations. Hitimana clocked 1 hour, 3 minutes and 28 seconds. Volha Mazuronak of Belarus received the ladies’s race in 1:13:56.
COMPETITOR SIDELINED: Egan Bernal of Colombia broke his collarbone in a schooling accident, ruling him out of the upcoming Giro d’Italia.
Bernal have been one of the pre-race favorites and changed into expected to steer Team Ineos – previously referred to as Team Sky – while the 3-week Giro begins next weekend.
CANDLEPINS: Shannon Scribner of the Big 20 in Scarborough and Chris Merrill of Stars & Strikes in South Paris gained season-ending singles open kingdom championships at Allplay Family Center in Waldoboro.
Scriber defeated Amanda Carroll of the Big 20 inside the 10-string scratch women’s final, 1,136 to 1,113. Merrill defeated Doug Smith, additionally of Stars & Strikes, 1,220 to at least one,157. The finals matched the top 12 men’s and ladies’s bowlers from an 8-event collection that began in past due September.
MADRID OPEN: Naomi Osaka and other top-seeded gamers won their establishing fits, at the same time as Caroline Wozniacki withdrew due to harm and Garbine Muguruza was disappointed.
The top-ranked Osaka, the reigning U.S. Open and Australian Open champion, hit 43 winners, including eight aces, on the out of doors purple clay to beat the 2016 finalist, Dominika Cibulkova, 6-2, 7-6 (6).