September 11, 2016

BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) Bryson DeChambeau won the Tour Finals-opening DAP Championship on Sunday to wrap up a PGA Tour card for next season.

The 22-year-old former SMU player beat Andres Gonzales with a par on the first hole of a playoff at Canterbury Golf Club. DeChambeau and Gonzales each birdied the 18th on the first extra trip down the par-4 hole, eliminating Nicholas Lindheim and Argentina's Julian Etulain.

DeChambeau shot a 1-over 71 to match Gonzales (68), Lindheim (66) and Etulain (67) at 7-under 273.

DeChambeau earned $200,000. The 2015 NCAA and U.S. Amateur champion got into the field as a non-member with enough PGA Tour money to have placed in the top 200 in the FedEx Cup had he been eligible.

The four-event series features the top 75 players from the Tour money list, Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup standings and some non-members such as DeChambeau. The top 25 players on the Tour regular-season money list earned PGA Tour cards. They are competing against each other for tour priority, with regular-season earnings counting in their totals. The other players are fighting for 25 cards based on series earnings.

Zack Sucher was fifth at 6 under after a 71. PGA Tour winners Scott Stallings (65), Rory Sabbatini (70), Will MacKenzie (70) and D.A. Points (71) were 5 under.

England's Andrew ''Beef'' Johnston tied for 28th at even par after a 70.

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