Champions: Jobe Ends Long Victory Drought, Wins in Iowa

Brandt Jobe’s Pro Tour Career in the United States:
PGA Tour (1987-2015): 337 events, 0 wins
Web.com Tour (1991-2015): 34 events, 0 wins
Champions Tour (2015- 6/10/2017): 31 events, 0 wins
Champions Tour, 6/11/17: 1 event, 1 win

 
It took 403 tries, but it finally happened: Brandt Jobe won a tournament as a PGA Tour professional. On Sunday, Jobe held off Kevin Sutherland and his former college roommate Scott McCarron to win the Champions Tour’s Principal Charity Classic by one stroke.


Bullets

  • Brandt Jobe fired a final-round 3-under 69 at the Principal Charity Classic at the Wakonda Club in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • At -14, Jobe defeated Scott McCarron and Kevin Sutherland by one stroke, and Bernhard Langer by two.
  • Jobe had four birdies to just one bogey in his final round. McCarron, who is also Jobe’s former college roommate at UCLA, tied Jobe’s lead after a birdie on 14, but Jobe played the final four holes -1 to McCarron’s even-par.
  • Jobe and Glen Day were 36-hole co-leaders, with Day shooting 76 to drop into 13th.
  • Sutherland had two eagles in his final six holes, including a 2 on the par-4 18th.
  • Jobe has 12 career international victories, most recently on the Japan Tour in 1998, but had gone 0-for on the PGA Tour.

Video Highlights


Top 5

1 Brandt Jobe -14 ($262,500)
T2 Scott McCarron -13 ($140,000)
T2 Kevin Sutherland -13 ($140,000)
4 Bernhard Langer -12 ($105,000)
T5 Scott Verplank -11 ($72,333)
T5 Steve Flesch -11 ($72,333)
T5 Tom Lehman -11 ($72,333)


Sociable



Quotable

“It’s hard. You’re out here to win, and I haven’t done as good of a job as I would have liked. This is nice. It’s a little bit of a relief.”
Brandt Jobe


Joel Cook

Joel Cook is Pro Golf Weekly's Lead Writer. He is a member of the Golf Writer's Association of America.



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