Aug 7th, 2023
Lucas Glover Claims Wyndham Championship Victory
Americans first title in 2 years
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Lucas Glover earned his fifth career PGA Tour title, his first since the 2021 John Deere Classic, and moves up 63 spots from 112 to 49 in the FedExCup standings, qualifying him for the playoffs that begin next week in Memphis.
"Last time I played Memphis, I played very well, so excited to get back there," said Glover who last won on tour at the 2021 John Deere Classic. "Just let this soak in and get my body and my mind right and get back to work Tuesday or Wednesday."
Inclement weather forced a delay that lasted two hours when the top four players had just four holes to play. At that time, Glover and Henley were tied for the lead at 20 under, two strokes ahead of An.
He was fortunate to get a break on his 18th hole as his drive that was pulled left bounced off a cart into a manageable lie.
The American laid up before making an impressive up and down to edge out Russell Henley and Byeong Hun An by two shots at Sedgefield Country Club.
Lucas Glover is the only player that entered the week outside the top 70 and moved in to qualify for the FedExCup Playoffs, bumping out rookie Austin Eckroat, who entered the week No. 70 and missed the cut (fell to No. 74.
With Adam Scott (T7) finishing No.72 in the FedExCup standings, Matt Kuchar is now the only player that has qualified for the FedExCup Playoffs in each season since the inception of the FedExCup in 2007
Justin Thomas (T12) finishes the FedExCup Regular Season No. 71 in the FedExCup standings, breaking his streak of eight consecutive seasons qualifying for the FedExCup Playoffs and seven straight appearances in the Tour Championship.