AKRON, Ohio — Hideki Matsuyama warmed adult feeble and afterwards incited in a best turn of his career during a Bridgestone Invitational, a 9-under 61 that tied Tiger Woods for a march record and gave him another blowout feat in a World Golf Championship.
It was a lowest final turn in 4 decades during Firestone Country Club and led to a five-shot feat over Zach Johnson.
Matsuyama, who began a final turn dual shots behind Johnson and Thomas Pieters, finished during 15-under 265.
Matsuyama’s final birdie pennyless by one shot a lowest final turn by a leader during Firestone. Fulton Allem shot 62 when he won a aged World Series of Golf in 1993.
Pieters was never in a diversion after blank 4-foot standard putts on unbroken holes to tighten out a front nine. He sealed with a 71.
Jordan Spieth sealed with a 68 and tied for 13th in his final contest before he goes for a career Grand Slam in a PGA Championship.
Kim hangs on for 1st vital championship
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — I.K. Kim won a Women’s British Open, unresolved on with a 1-under 71 for a two-shot feat Sunday and her initial vital championship.
The feat during Kingsbarns Links comes 5 years after Kim missed a 14-inch putt to win a Kraft Nabisco Championship and afterwards mislaid in a playoff. She had a six-shot lead going into a final turn Sunday, and it was tough work.
Jodi Ewart Shadoff of England put huge vigour on Kim by shutting with a 64. She got within dual shots of a 29-year-old South Korean, though Kim sealed with 9 true pars.
Kim finished during 18-under 270.
Michelle Wie sealed with a 66 and tied for third with Caroline Masson and Georgia Hall.
Stroud eagles final hole, wins playoff
RENO, Nev. — Chris Stroud done an eagle on his final hole to get to get into a three-man playoff and won with a two-putt birdie on a second additional hole Sunday in a Barracuda Championship, his initial PGA Tour feat in his 289th start.
Stroud played a final 6 holes during Montreaux Golf and Country Club with 3 birdies and an eagle to acquire 20 points in a mutated Stableford format. That got him into a playoff with Greg Owen and Richy Werenski, who any birdied a par-5 18th.
Owen was separated with a standard on a 18th hole. Returning to a 18th hole, Stroud drilled his proceed to 12 feet, while Werenski went over a green, chipped to 25 feet and missed a birdie putt.
Goydos beats Sauers in Champions playoff
BLAINE, Minn. — Paul Goydos birdied a initial playoff hole Sunday to win a 3M Championship over Gene Sauers.
It is a initial PGA Tour Champions win of a deteriorate for Goydos and fifth of his career.
Both Goydos and Sauers shot 66 in law to get to 20-under 196 during a TPC Twin Cities.
Kevin Sutherland shot 64 to tie for third with Steve Stricker (66) and Brandt Jobe (67), dual shots back.
Scott Verplank was 3 behind after a 66.
Griffin ties for 16th in Web.com Tour event
HAYWARD, Calif. —Lanto Griffin birdied a final hole Sunday to post a 2-over-par 72 in a final turn of a Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic on Sunday.
Griffin, who had non-stop a 72-hole eventuality with rounds of 66-65-66, finished tied for 16th with an 11-under sum of 269 and fell from 22nd to 23rd on a tour’s income list. The circuit’s tip 25 money-earners acquire their PGA Tour cards for subsequent season.
Denny McCarthy (Virginia) had a 66 and tied for 20th during 270.
PGA Tour pro Martin Piller shot 18-under 262 to win a event.
U.S. adds rookies to Solheim Cup team
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — U.S. captain Juli Inkster combined a span of rookies to her Solheim Cup group for matches that will see copiousness of new faces.
Inkster, a captain for a second true time, combined 18-year-old Angel Yin and Austin Ernst to her 10 involuntary qualifiers. She upheld over a knowledge in Paula Creamer and six-time Solheim Cup maestro Angela Stanford. Creamer, a captain’s collect in 2015, will skip her initial Solheim Cup given she incited pro.
The Solheim Cup is Aug. 18-20 during Des Moines Golf and Country Club.