Atwal 1st Qualifier to Win Tourney in 24 Years
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) _ Arjun Atwal has won the Wyndham
Championship by one stroke, becoming the first Monday qualifier to
win on the PGA Tour in 24 years.
Atwal, who led or shared the lead after each of the first three
rounds, shot a 67 on Sunday. He finished at 20-under 260 and earned
He’s the first Indian-born player to win on tour and the first
to win both the qualifier and the tournament that follows since
Fred Wadsworth at the 1986 Southern Open.
David Toms (64) was 19 under. John Mallinger and Michael Sim
both shot 62s and were joined by John Rollins (65) and Justin
Leonard (65) at 18 under.