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.