Satoshi Kodaira wins RBC Heritage in playoff; Jon Rahm wins in Spain

Satoshi Kodaira (Getty Pictures)

Satoshi Kodaira earned his first PGA Tour win Sunday at Harbour City Golf Hyperlinks, defeating Si Woo Kim on the third playoff gap.

With tee occasions pushed up, Kodaira shot a 5-underneath sixty six earlier than most individuals had completed their morning coffees. Third-spherical chief Ian Poulter plummeted down the leaderboard after firing a four-over seventy five to complete tied for seventh at 9 underneath.

Kodaira, having amassed most of his success on the Japanese Tour, fought via a late bogey to nonetheless publish a ok rating to drive a playoff. His 12 beneath mark stood the check of time after Kim bogeyed three of his final seven holes.

As soon as in the playoff, Kodaira and Kim each tied twice on 18 with pars, however Kodaira claimed the title with a birdie on the par-three seventeenth in the third playoff gap.

Bryson DeChambeau and Luke Record completed tied for third at eleven underneath. Webb Simpson and Billy Horschel completed tied for fifth at 10 beneath.

Over in Europe, Jon Rahm shortly put his Masters disappointment behind him to win the Spanish Open. Rahm fired a 5-beneath sixty seven vSunday to win by two photographs at 20 underneath. 

The win will doubtless transfer Rahm again as much as third in the world rating, surpassing Jordan Spieth.