July 30, 2015
Y.E. Yang has his first PGA Tour win, closing out a one-shot victory Sunday over John Rollins at the Honda Classic.
The Korean took command with three straight birdies on the front
side and wouldn't fold, picking up a two-year exemption and a check
for $1,008,000. With the win, he qualified for next week's CA
Championship at Doral, plus earned an invitation to next month's
Best known for beating Tiger Woods at the HSBC Champions in
2006, Yang shot a 2-under 68 in the final round, finishing the
tournament at 9 under.
Yang played last year's final round at PGA National by himself,
going off first, completing 18 holes in just under two hours and
leaving long before any of the other 76 players.
He was there until the very end this time.
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