HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Wesley Bryan rallied to win his home-state RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 4-under 67 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Luke Donald.
Bryan, a South Carolina native who played college golf for the Gamecocks, was four shots behind entering the day but moved into contention with four consecutive birdies on the front nine. He took the lead with a birdie on the 15th hole and finished at 13-under 271.
Donald shot 68 in his latest close call at Harbour Town Golf Links – it was his fifth second-place finish since 2009.
EUROPEAN TOUR: Edoardo Molinari won the Trophee Hassan II in Rabat, Morocco, beating Paul Dunne on the first playoff hole for his first European Tour title in seven years.
Molinari sank a two-foot par putt after Dunne missed his putt for par from 6 feet, securing victory for the Italian after a 5-under 68 saw him join Dunne at the top of the leaderboard.
CHAMPIONS TOUR: Stephen Ames won the Mitsubishi Electric Classic in Duluth, Georgia for his first Champions Tour victory, easily holding off Bernhard Langer at TPC Sugarloaf.
The 52-year-old Ames, a naturalized Canadian citizen from Trinidad, closed with a 6-under 66 for a four-stroke victory over Langer.
Ames opened with rounds of 67 and 68 to take a one-stroke lead over five players into the final round.
LPGA: Cristie Kerr won the LPGA Lotte Championship on Saturday in Kapolei, Hawaii, for her 19th tour title, closing with a 6-under 66 for a three-stroke victory.