AT&T Pebble Seashore: Ted Potter Jr. fights off stars to earn second PGA Tour victory

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Ted Potter Jr. (Getty Pictures)

Ted Potter Jr. held off a number of massive names Sunday to declare the AT&T Pebble Seashore Professional-Am title.

After flirting with a fifty nine Saturday, Potter obtained off to one other scorching begin in Spherical four, birdieing 4 of his first seven holes. Potter finally shot a three-underneath sixty nine to win the event by three photographs at 17 beneath.

Potter, who has hung out on the PGA and Net.com Excursions in current seasons, earned his second PGA Tour win — his first because the 2012 Greenbrier Basic.

Jason Day, Phil Mickelson Dustin Johnson and Chez Reavie completed tied for second at 14 beneath. Mickelson, looking for his first win since 2013, has now completed within the prime 5 in two straight occasions. Reavie has now completed second in two straight begins.

Day gained two weeks in the past at Torrey Pines, proving he is again close to his greatest type. Day has not completed outdoors the highest 25 because the 2017 Open Championship.

Johnson began the day tied for the lead, however he floundered Sunday. Regardless of the disappointing end this week, Johnson, ranked No. 1 on the planet, has already racked up three prime-2 finishes this season.

Lyme illness hindered Jimmy Walker final yr, however he’s again feeling wholesome in 2018. He completed t-9 this week, marking his first prime 10 since final yr’s Event of Champions.

Subsequent week, the PGA Tour heads to Riviera Nation Membership the place Tiger Woods will make his second begin of the season.