Stephan Jaeger finishes off record Web.com Tour romp
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) Stephan Jaeger broke one more Web.com Tour record and tied another Sunday in the Ellie Mae Classic, finishing his four-day scoring frenzy at TPC Stonebrae at 30-under 250.
The 27-year-old German player broke Steve Wheatcroft's 72-hole stroke record of 255 and tied Daniel Chopra's mark for relation to par set in the 2004 Henrico County Open.
Jaeger started the record spree Thursday with a 12-under 58 that broke the Web.com Tour mark and matched the lowest score on a substantial tour. He followed with rounds of 65, 64 and 63, parring the final three holes Sunday for a seven-stroke victory over Rhein Gibson.
Along the way to his first tour title, Jaeger also broke tour records with his 36- and 54-hole totals. He earned $108,000 to jump from 102nd to 20th on the money list with $139,793, with the top 25 at end of the season earning PGA Tour cards.
Gibson birdied five of the last seven holes for a 62.