Golf Roundup: Reavie wins Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie won the Travelers Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title and first in 11 years, closing with a 1-under 69 for a four-stroke victory over Keegan Bradley and Zack Sucher.

The 37-year-old Reavie, also the 2008 Canadian Open winner, finished at 17-under 263 at TPC River Highlands a week after tying for third in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.

Reavie took a six-stroke lead into the round after a shooting a 63 on Saturday. But Bradley chipped away and got within a stroke on the par-4 15th when he made a 7 1/2-foot birdie putt after Reavie missed an 11-footer. Reavie put the tournament away on the par-4 17th, making a 14-foot birdie putt, while Bradley three-putted for a double bogey. Bradley and Sucher each shot 67, with Sucher playing the back nine in 5-under 30,

Vaughn Taylor birdied the final five holes for a 65 to finish fourth at 12 under.

European Tour

MUNICH — Italy’s Andrea Pavan beat Matthew Fitzpatrick with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff in the BMW International Open for his second European Tour title.

Pavan finished with a bogey-free 6-under 66 to match Fitzpatrick at 15-under 273 at Munchen Eichenried.

Fitzpatrick, from England, closed with a 69.

Korn Ferry Tour

WICHITA, Kan. — Henrik Norlander and Bryan Bigley were headed to the second hole of a playoff in the Wichita Open when darkness suspended play.

Norlander and Bigley birdied the par-3 17th at Crestview Country Club, while two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton, Kevin Dougherty and Sebastian Cappelen were eliminated with pars.

They finished at 15-under 265 in the event that started 5 1/2 hours late Sunday because of rain. Cappelen shot a 5-under 65, Norlander, Bigley and Dougherty had 66s and third-round leader Compton closed with a birdie for a 67.

The tournament is the first since the circuit changed its name to the Korn Ferry Tour from the Web.con Tour.

Other tours

Jazz Janewattananond of Thailand closed with a 1-over 72 to win the Kolon Korean Open by one shot over Innchoon Hwang for his second Asian Tour title this year. He was the first non-South Korean winner since Rickie Fowler in 2011 to win the Korean Open. Hwang earned a spot in the British Open through its Open Qualifying Series. Also earning a spot at Royal Portrush was Dongkyu Jang. … Atthaya Thitikul, the 16-year-old amateur from Thailand, closed with a 5-under 67 to win the Thailand Championship for the second time in three years. Thitikul, at No. 5 in the women’s world amateur ranking, is the youngest player to win two Ladies European Tour titles. … Daniela Iacobelli won the Island Resort Championship in Harris, Michigan, for her third career Symetra Tour title, beating Cindy Ha with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff. Iocobelli closed with a 7-under 65 at Sweetgrass to match Ha (66) at 11 under. … South Korean-born Cecilia Cho of New Zealand closed with a 5-under 67 for a one-shot victory in the BC Card-Hankyung Ladies Cup on the Korean LPGA Tour. … Ai Suzuki won for the second straight week and third time this year on the Japan LPGA Tour. She closed with a 2-under 70 and beat Sayaka Takahashi in a playoff at the Nichirei Ladies. … Alex Chiarella won the Lethbridge Paradise Canyon Open for his first Mackenzie Tour. He finished at 20-under 264, closing with a 3-under 68 for a one-stroke victory over Travis Trace. … Zhengkai Bai of China shot 67 to rally for a two-shot victory in the Huangshan Championship on the PGA Tour China. … Garrett May shot 5-over 74 and held on for a two-shot victory over Stewart Hagestad and Scott Stevens in the Northeast Amateur at Wannamoisett. … Eirik Tage Johansen of Norway won his first European Challenge Tour event with a 2-and-1 victory over Ugo Coussaud in the Andalucia-Costa Del Sol Match Play 9. … Jean-Francois Remesy shot 5-under 67 for a one-shot victory over Barry Lane in the Farmfood European Legends Links Championship on the European Staysure Tour.

By Paul Wager

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