Brian Bateman wins Buick Open

Updated: 03 July 2007 08:45 IST

Brian Bateman, who entered 204th on the money list, birdied the final hole on Sunday to break a four-way tie to capture a surprising win at the Buick Open

Michigan:

Brian Bateman, who entered 204th on the money list, birdied the final hole on Sunday to break a four-way tie to capture a surprising win at the Buick Open in Michigan.

Bateman closed with a three under to finish 15-under 273, it was the highest winning score at Warwick Hills since 1997, to claim his first victory on the PGA Tour. He had finished third in two previous tournaments.

Jason Gore (67), Justin Leonard (67) and Woody Austin (69) finished tied for second. Jim Furyk (70) and Scott Verplank (71) were in a group of five that were two shots behind Bateman.

Topics : Golf
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