Chez Reavie wins Web.com Tour Finals event
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Chez Reavie won the Web.com Tour Finals' Small Business Connection Championship by a stroke Sunday to regain his PGA Tour card.
Reavie, the 2008 Canadian Open winner, birdied the par-5 18th for a 6-under 66 and 15-under 273 total at River Run. The 33-year-old former Arizona State player earned $180,000 to push his series total to $203,000, more than enough to lock up a PGA Tour card. He tied for 10th last week in Indiana in the finals opener after finishing 166th in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings.
Jamie Lovemark, Steve Marino and Argentina's Emiliano Grillo tied for second. Lovemark closed with a 67, and Marino and Grillo shot 72. They each earned $74,667.
The tournament was the second in the four-event series that features the top 75 players from the Web.com Tour money list, Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings and non-members such as Grillo who earned enough money to have placed in the top 200 had they been eligible to receive points.
The top 25 players on Web.com regular-season money list - Lovemark was 12th, and Marino 19th - earned PGA Tour cards. They are competing against each other for tour priority, with regular-season earnings counting. The other players are fighting for another 25 cards based on series earnings.