Curtis Thompson tees off on the 16th hole during the third round of the Health Challenge golf tournament at Peek 'n Peak Resort's Upper Course, Saturday, July 9, 2016, in Findley Lake, N.Y. (Andy Colwell/Erie Times-News via AP)
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August 08, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) Wesley Bryan won the Digital Ally Open in a playoff Sunday to earn an immediate PGA Tour promotion as a three-time winner this season on the Tour.

The 26-year-old former South Carolina player became the 21st three-time winner in a season in tour history and the 11th to earn a three-victory promotion. Also the winner of the Louisiana Open and El Bosque Mexico Championship, he will be fully exempt on the 2016-17 PGA Tour.

Bryan closed with a 4-under 67 to match Grayson Murray and J.T, Poston at 20-under 264 at Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate. Murray and Poston each shot 66.

Wesley won with a birdie putt on the par-3 18th, hitting a 6-iron from 194 yards to 3 feet. The three matched birdies on the par-4 18th on the first extra hole.

Wesley earned $117,000 to push his tour-leading total to $449,392.

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