Harris English Wins Sentry in Playoff PDF Print E-mail


Harris English was victorious at the Sentry Tournament of Champions



Kapalua, Hawaii - Harris English ran off four birdies in a five hole

stretch on Sunday, but had his chance at the end of regulation to

seal the deal at the Plantation course at Kapalua - missing a 10-foot

eagle putt on the 72nd hole to force a playoff with Joaquin Niemann

(both finished at 25 under par). Moments later, he did seal the deal

at the Sentry Tournament of Champions on the 18th with a 6 foot

birdie putt.

Niemann, who fired a final round 64 in regulation, failed to match

English in the playoff after an errant approach into the 18th got

caught up in the thick native grass left of the green.

English gained entry into the event (normally reserved only for winners

of the prior season) because the field was expanded to include all players

who reached the previous Tour Championship due to the abbreviated

season of 2020 (due to COVID-19).

The victory was the third of Harris English's career on the PGA Tour

and his first since 2013 at the Mayakoba Classic.

Justin Thomas capped off a week filled with success and controversy,

his Sunday 66 left him one shot out of the playoff. His Anti-gay slur

after a missed putt was heard on the telecast causing him some self-

imposed embarrassment. "I really screwed up and made a terrible

judgement call, it definitely was a distraction out there today, but I

now I get time to become a better person for it."


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