2019 Champion John Deere Classic winner JT Poston to play Wyndham Championship | Sports

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GREENSBORO – JT Poston, who won the John Deere Classic last weekend in Silva, Illinois, will next month play the Wyndham Championship, where he earned his first PGA TOUR win of 2019, the tournament announced today. today. The 83rd annual Wyndham Championship is scheduled for August 3-7, 2022.

Poston became just the second PGA TOUR wire-to-wire winner this season by winning the tournament by three strokes over Emiliano Grillo and Christiaan Bezuidenhout. With his second PGA TOUR win, Poston moved up to 22nd in the FedExCup points standings and earned a spot in the 150th Open Championship at St. Andrews July 14-17, 2022.

Poston, who will start his fifth Wyndham Championship next month, entered the 2019 final round three strokes behind but shot a par 62 from 8 under and won the tournament by one stroke over 2011 champion Webb Simpson. Poston became the first player since 1974 to win a PGA TOUR stroke play event without making a bogey.

“JT is obviously playing some really good golf right now,” executive director Mark Brazil said. “Winning end to end is hard to do, but JT was in total control. When I called him to congratulate him, he said he would be back at the Wyndham Championship next month, and with the summer pass, I wouldn’t be surprised if he was in contention at Sedgefield in early August.

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It’s been quite the summer for the Hickory, North Carolina native. Poston entered the Travelers Championship ranked 112th in FedExCup points; he finished tied for second and moved up to 66th. With his win at the John Deere Classic, he moved from 66th to 22nd in the FedExCup standings, putting himself in prime position for a deep run in the FedExCup playoffs.

Wyndham Championship tickets are on sale now and the tournament is offering a discount for advance ticket purchases. For example, daily tickets for the first round of Thursday’s official tournament are only $60, but will increase to $70 on July 24, 2022. All ticket options, along with detailed pricing, are available for purchase online. visiting http://www. .wyndhamchampionship.com/tickets. Tournament tickets must be purchased online in advance; tickets cannot be purchased at the tournament entrance.

About the Wyndham Championship

Played annually on the Donald Ross-designed course at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina, the Wyndham Championship was founded in 1938 and is the sixth oldest event on the PGA TOUR, excluding the Majors. The tournament thanks title sponsor Wyndham Rewards and presenting sponsor Truist for their continued support. Additional tournament information can be found at www.wyndhamchampionship.com and on the tournament’s social media channels, including the Wyndham Championship Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram.

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