Greg Chalmers wins Barracuda for first PGA Tour title

RENO, Nev. (AP) Greg Chalmers won the Barracuda Championship on Sunday at Montreux for his first PGA Tour title, eagling the final hole for a six-point victory in the modified Stableford scoring event.

The 42-year-old Australian left-hander broke through in his 386th start after entering the week as the active player with the most events without a victory.

A point ahead of Gary Woodland and needing at least a par on the par-5 18th to wrap up the victory, Chalmers made an 8-foot eagle putt after hitting a 320-yard drive and 230-yard approach. Earlier, Woodland three-putted for a bogey on 18.

Chalmers earned a two-year tour exemption and a spot in the British Open in two weeks at Royal Troon. With only conditional status, he split time between the tour and the Web.com Tour this year.

Chalmers had a four-point round to finish with 43 in the scoring system that awards eight points for double eagle, five for eagle, two for birdie and deducts a point for bogey and three for double bogey or worse.

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