England's Matt Wallace earns his first PGA Tour victory after a birdie at the Corales Puntacana Championship |  Golf News

England’s Matt Wallace takes the Corales Puntacana Championship in a single shot to assert his first PGA Tour title and first trophy since September 2018; Wallace fires 4 consecutive birdies within the again 9 to edge Denmark’s Nicolai Hojgaard by one stroke within the Dominican Republic

Final replace: 26/03/23 22:23

Matt Wallace gained the Corales Puntacana Championship by a stroke from Nicolai Hojgaard

England’s Matt Wallace produced a blitz of comeback birdies to assert his first PGA Tour title and first trophy in additional than 4 years.

Wallace earned a one-shot victory on the Corales Puntacana Championship within the Dominican Republic after making beneficial properties on the thirteenth, 14th, fifteenth and sixteenth holes of his remaining spherical to attain a six-under 66 and end at 19-under par.

The 32-year-old – a four-time DP World Tour winner, most not too long ago at Made in Denmark in September 2018 – completed forward of Dane Nicolai Hojgaard with 18 underneath.

Wallace was one stroke behind Hojgaard heading into the ultimate spherical and that hole remained as each gamers went out in 34, courtesy of three birdies and a bogey on their respective entrance 9.

However Wallace then notched 4 birdies on the best way dwelling whereas Hojgaard might solely handle two as he accomplished a 4 underneath 68.

Sam Stevens, who shared the lead with Hojgaard after 54 holes, completed a share of third with Tyler Duncan at 17 underneath after capturing a 3 underneath 69.

Wallace had missed the lower in six of his earlier seven PGA Tour occasions earlier than ending seventh within the Valspar Championship final week, barring a share of twenty ninth on the Honda Traditional.

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