Corales Puntacana Championship
Golf Asia|November 2020
Perfect Six-Iron Sets Up Late Birdie For Swafford To Lift Trophy

Hudson Swafford followed a big birdie at the 17th with a clutch par putt on the final hole to win the US PGA Tour's Corales Puntacana Championship in the Dominican Republic.

Swafford, who has battled injury since his first tour title at La Quinta, California, in 2017, saw a big lead evaporate but held on to card a three-under-par 69 and victory with an 18-under total of 270, finishing one stroke in front of Tyler McCumber, who had six birdies in his six-under-par 66 at the windswept Corales Puntacana resort.

Canadian Mackenzie Hughes had four birdies and an eagle in a two-under-par 70, but his fourth bogey of the day at the 18th saw him settle for solo third on 272.

Man, it's amazing, Swafford said. Words can't really describe it.

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