Munoz wins in playoff for 1st PGA title

(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Sebastian Munoz of Colombia didn't think he was good enough for the PGA Tour unless he watched Carlos Ortiz of Mexico, his teammate at North Texas, reach the big leagues. He wasn't sure he was good enough to win until watching Joaquin Niemann of Chile win last week.

Munoz was on his own late Sunday afternoon in the Sanderson Farms Championship, and he delivered all the right shots.

Down to his last stroke, Munoz holed a 15-foot birdie putt for a 2-under 70 to force a playoff with Sungjae Im. And in the playoff, he let Im make the more crucial mistake. Munoz hit a chip-and-run to just under 4 feet and made the par for his first PGA Tour victory.


Money Leaders: PGA Tour
Rank Player Earnings
1 Sebastian Munoz $1,423,625
2 Joaquin Niemann $1,365,312
3 Tom Hoge $844,230
4 Sungjae Im $811,575
5 Harris English $574,324
6 Brian Harman $489,844
7 Byeong Hun An $474,435
8 Richy Werenski $453,544
9 Nate Lashley $366,094
10 Scottie Scheffler $346,175
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