PGA Tour

Barracuda Championship 2018

August 02-05

Montrêux Golf and Country Club, Reno, Nevada

$3.3 million

August 02-05

Montrêux Golf and Country Club, Reno, Nevada

$3.3 million

Round 4

Andrew Putnam wins first USPGA Tour title

August 05, 2018

Andrew Putnam had five birdies and just one bogey Sunday as he wrapped up his first USPGA Tour title at the Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada.

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Putnam, who played on the tour in 2015 but spent last season on the developmental Web.com tour, started the day with a three-point lead over Sam Saunders in the tournament that uses the Modified Stableford scoring format.

Players get eight points for an albatross, five for an eagle, two for a birdie and zero for par with a point subtracted for a bogey and three points docked for double bogey or worse, with Putnam amassing nine points on Sunday to finish with a total of 47.

He needed only a bogey at the last to win, but finished off with a 22-foot birdie putt from off the green at the 18th hole at Montreaux Golf and Country Club.

The gives Putnam a $612,000 winner's prize, a two-year tour exemption and a berth in the final major of the year, the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri, next week.

Chad Campbell was second with 43 points, nabbing 11 on Sunday.

Sam Saunders, who started the day three off the lead, finished with a round worth minus-1, finishing tied for seventh.

Putnam, a 29-year-old from Tacoma, Washington, said he wasn't exactly "expecting" to win, with his focus on keeping his tour card after his spell on the Web.com tour.

Nevertheless, he had been encouraged by his recent results and had high hopes coming into the tournament played opposite the elite World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio, where the world's top-ranked players were competing.

"I've been playing really good the last couple of months,"

said Putnam, who had a runner-up finish at the FedEx St. Jude Classic and tied for eighth at the Canadian Open.

"I felt like I was one of the favorites coming into this tournament, felt like if I played my game I had a chance."

Pos.
Player
Nat
Score
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
1
Andrew Putnam
USA
47
6
17
15
9
47
2
Chad Campbell
USA
43
6
4
22
11
43
T3
J. J. Spaun
USA
37
7
12
10
8
37
T3
John Oda
USA
37
7
9
13
8
37
5
Ollie Schniederjans
USA
36
17
8
1
10
36
6
William McGirt
USA
35
6
2
7
20
35
T7
Chris Stroud
USA
34
7
6
13
8
34
T7
Sam Saunders
USA
34
10
13
12
-1
34
T9
Brandon Harkins
USA
33
5
13
3
12
33
T9
Vaughn Taylor
USA
33
2
6
10
15
33
T11
Benjamin Silverman
CAN
32
11
8
3
10
32
T11
Cheng Tsung Pan
TPE
32
7
8
6
11
32
T11
Derek Fathauer
USA
32
6
14
5
7
32
T11
Hudson Swafford
USA
32
12
10
-1
11
32
T15
D. J. Trahan
USA
31
8
10
-3
16
31
T15
Ethan Tracy
USA
31
9
6
8
8
31
T15
John Merrick
USA
31
11
12
-3
11
31
T15
Martin Laird
SCO
31
9
8
9
5
31
T15
Matt Jones
AUS
31
10
10
4
7
31
T15
Michael Thompson
USA
31
10
3
13
5
31
T15
Shane Lowry
IRL
31
10
12
8
1
31
22
Scott Stallings
USA
29
9
9
6
5
29
T23
Doug Ghim
USA
28
6
3
11
8
28
T23
Hunter Mahan
USA
28
7
12
-
9
28
T23
Kevin Tway
USA
28
8
8
1
11
28
T26
Aaron Baddeley
AUS
27
14
12
-
1
27
T26
Johnson Wagner
USA
27
6
2
12
7
27
T26
Lanto Griffin
USA
27
8
5
5
9
27
T26
Ryan Palmer
USA
27
12
6
-
9
27
T30
Alex Cejka
GER
26
10
6
7
3
26
T30
Dicky Pride
USA
26
8
1
7
10
26
T30
Nick Hardy
USA
26
6
4
6
10
26
T30
Stuart Appleby
AUS
26
3
10
10
3
26
T30
Zac Blair
USA
26
-
12
12
2
26
35
Tom Hoge
USA
25
5
8
10
2
25
36
Denny McCarthy
USA
24
14
3
1
6
24
T37
Conrad Shindler
USA
23
5
8
3
7
23
T37
Patrick Rodgers
USA
23
9
3
9
2
23
T37
Ricky Barnes
USA
23
-1
15
2
7
23
T37
Sulman Raza
USA
23
2
14
-4
11
23
T37
Tyrone van Aswegen
RSA
23
11
6
-1
7
23
T42
Jonas Blixt
SWE
22
3
6
9
4
22
T42
Ken Duke
USA
22
2
8
11
1
22
T44
Billy Hurley III
USA
21
6
1
6
8
21
T44
Brett Stegmaier
USA
21
5
8
-
8
21
T44
Dylan Meyer
USA
21
10
2
10
-1
21
T44
Graeme McDowell
NIR
21
4
3
4
10
21
T44
Jonathan Byrd
USA
21
1
9
8
3
21
T44
Seamus Power
IRL
21
8
10
2
1
21
T50
Harris English
USA
20
2
8
3
7
20
T50
Padraig Harrington
IRL
20
6
1
6
7
20
T50
Tom Lovelady
USA
20
10
6
4
-
20
53
Parker McLachlin
USA
19
4
3
13
-1
19
T54
Charlie Beljan
USA
18
10
5
5
-2
18
T54
Joel Dahmen
USA
18
9
9
-2
2
18
T54
Retief Goosen
RSA
18
6
11
-5
6
18
57
Nicholas Lindheim
USA
17
1
6
1
9
17
T58
Kris Blanks
USA
16
6
4
8
-2
16
T58
Robert Streb
USA
16
13
-3
1
5
16
T58
Rod Pampling
AUS
16
9
4
-2
5
16
T58
Xinjun Zhang
CHN
16
6
2
4
4
16
T62
Stephan Jaeger
GER
11
10
-2
-2
5
11
T62
Talor Gooch
USA
11
7
3
-
1
11
T64
Cameron Beckman
USA
10
5
3
3
-1
10
T64
Grant Booth
-
10
-
7
3
-
10
T66
Jonathan Kaye
USA
9
8
7
-3
-3
9
T66
Martin Flores
USA
9
4
5
1
-1
9
T66
Omar Uresti
USA
9
8
2
-8
7
9
T69
Andres Romero
ARG
7
4
5
2
-4
7
T69
Nick Taylor
CAN
7
2
6
-3
2
7
T71
Brendon de Jonge
ZIM
4
7
4
-6
-1
4
T71
Brian Davis
ENG
4
5
5
-7
1
4
T71
Heath Slocum
USA
4
4
5
-2
-3
4
CUT
Steven Bowditch
AUS
-24
-13
-11
-
-
-24
CUT
Jay McLuen
USA
-11
1
-12
-
-
-11
CUT
Brendon Todd
USA
-9
-3
-6
-
-
-9
CUT
Frank Lickliter
USA
-9
-5
-4
-
-
-9
CUT
Daniel Chopra
SWE
-7
-3
-4
-
-
-7
CUT
Tim Herron
USA
-6
-10
4
-
-
-6
CUT
A. J. McInerney
USA
-5
3
-8
-
-
-5
CUT
Adam Schenk
USA
-4
-4
-
-
-
-4
CUT
Kevin Streelman
USA
-4
-7
3
-
-
-4
CUT
Matthew Every
USA
-4
6
-10
-
-
-4
CUT
Trey Mullinax
USA
-4
1
-5
-
-
-4
CUT
Brian Stuard
USA
-3
-2
-1
-
-
-3
CUT
Jason Owen
-
-3
-5
2
-
-
-3
CUT
David Berganio
USA
-2
-2
-
-
-
-2
CUT
George McNeill
USA
-2
-1
-1
-
-
-2
CUT
Jonathan Randolph
USA
-1
-
-1
-
-
-1
CUT
Martin Piller
USA
Par
3
-3
-
-
0
CUT
Matt Atkins
USA
Par
-1
1
-
-
0
CUT
Mike Weir
CAN
Par
-5
5
-
-
0
CUT
Norman Xiong
USA
Par
8
-8
-
-
0
CUT
Richard S. Johnson
SWE
Par
-2
2
-
-
0
CUT
David Hearn
CAN
1
2
-1
-
-
1
CUT
Jason Bohn
USA
1
2
-1
-
-
1
CUT
Marc Turnesa
USA
1
-1
2
-
-
1
CUT
Zecheng Dou
CHN
1
-1
2
-
-
1
CUT
Charlie Wi
KOR
2
3
-1
-
-
2
CUT
Fabian Gomez
ARG
2
5
-3
-
-
2
CUT
Richy Werenski
USA
2
3
-1
-
-
2
CUT
Scott Strohmeyer
USA
2
1
1
-
-
2
CUT
Cameron Tringale
USA
3
-4
7
-
-
3
CUT
Corey Conners
CAN
3
-
3
-
-
3
CUT
Craig Barlow
USA
3
-1
4
-
-
3
CUT
Geoff Ogilvy
AUS
3
7
-4
-
-
3
CUT
J. J. Henry
USA
3
4
-1
-
-
3
CUT
Peter Malnati
USA
3
5
-2
-
-
3
CUT
Roberto Diaz
MEX
3
1
2
-
-
3
CUT
Steve Wheatcroft
USA
3
5
-2
-
-
3
CUT
Tommy Gainey
USA
3
1
2
-
-
3
CUT
Daniel Summerhays
USA
4
4
-
-
-
4
CUT
David Duval
USA
4
3
1
-
-
4
CUT
Kyle Thompson
USA
4
2
2
-
-
4
CUT
Rob Oppenheim
USA
4
-1
5
-
-
4
CUT
Scottie Scheffler
USA
4
5
-1
-
-
4
CUT
Arjun Atwal
IND
5
2
3
-
-
5
CUT
Bill Haas
USA
5
5
-
-
-
5
CUT
David Lingmerth
SWE
5
2
3
-
-
5
CUT
Eddie Olson
USA
5
-2
7
-
-
5
CUT
Frank Adams III
USA
5
7
-2
-
-
5
CUT
John Peterson
USA
5
2
3
-
-
5
CUT
John Rollins
USA
5
2
3
-
-
5
CUT
Andrew Yun
USA
6
4
2
-
-
6
CUT
Ben Crane
USA
6
2
4
-
-
6
CUT
Cameron Percy
AUS
6
-
6
-
-
6
CUT
Cody Gribble
USA
6
6
-
-
-
6
CUT
Mackenzie Hughes
CAN
6
1
5
-
-
6
CUT
Mark Wilson
USA
6
7
-1
-
-
6
CUT
Robert Allenby
AUS
6
2
4
-
-
6
CUT
Robert Garrigus
USA
6
-2
8
-
-
6
RET
Ryan Blaum
USA
Par
-1
-
-
-
-1
Pos.
Player
Score
Total
1
Andrew Putnam
47
47
2
Chad Campbell
43
43
T3
J. J. Spaun
37
37
T3
John Oda
37
37
5
Ollie Schniederjans
36
36
6
William McGirt
35
35
T7
Chris Stroud
34
34
T7
Sam Saunders
34
34
T9
Brandon Harkins
33
33
T9
Vaughn Taylor
33
33
T11
Benjamin Silverman
32
32
T11
Cheng Tsung Pan
32
32
T11
Derek Fathauer
32
32
T11
Hudson Swafford
32
32
T15
D. J. Trahan
31
31
T15
Ethan Tracy
31
31
T15
John Merrick
31
31
T15
Martin Laird
31
31
T15
Matt Jones
31
31
T15
Michael Thompson
31
31
T15
Shane Lowry
31
31
22
Scott Stallings
29
29
T23
Doug Ghim
28
28
T23
Hunter Mahan
28
28
T23
Kevin Tway
28
28
T26
Aaron Baddeley
27
27
T26
Johnson Wagner
27
27
T26
Lanto Griffin
27
27
T26
Ryan Palmer
27
27
T30
Alex Cejka
26
26
T30
Dicky Pride
26
26
T30
Nick Hardy
26
26
T30
Stuart Appleby
26
26
T30
Zac Blair
26
26
35
Tom Hoge
25
25
36
Denny McCarthy
24
24
T37
Conrad Shindler
23
23
T37
Patrick Rodgers
23
23
T37
Ricky Barnes
23
23
T37
Sulman Raza
23
23
T37
Tyrone van Aswegen
23
23
T42
Jonas Blixt
22
22
T42
Ken Duke
22
22
T44
Billy Hurley III
21
21
T44
Brett Stegmaier
21
21
T44
Dylan Meyer
21
21
T44
Graeme McDowell
21
21
T44
Jonathan Byrd
21
21
T44
Seamus Power
21
21
T50
Harris English
20
20
T50
Padraig Harrington
20
20
T50
Tom Lovelady
20
20
53
Parker McLachlin
19
19
T54
Charlie Beljan
18
18
T54
Joel Dahmen
18
18
T54
Retief Goosen
18
18
57
Nicholas Lindheim
17
17
T58
Kris Blanks
16
16
T58
Robert Streb
16
16
T58
Rod Pampling
16
16
T58
Xinjun Zhang
16
16
T62
Stephan Jaeger
11
11
T62
Talor Gooch
11
11
T64
Cameron Beckman
10
10
T64
Grant Booth
10
10
T66
Jonathan Kaye
9
9
T66
Martin Flores
9
9
T66
Omar Uresti
9
9
T69
Andres Romero
7
7
T69
Nick Taylor
7
7
T71
Brendon de Jonge
4
4
T71
Brian Davis
4
4
T71
Heath Slocum
4
4
CUT
Steven Bowditch
-24
-24
CUT
Jay McLuen
-11
-11
CUT
Brendon Todd
-9
-9
CUT
Frank Lickliter
-9
-9
CUT
Daniel Chopra
-7
-7
CUT
Tim Herron
-6
-6
CUT
A. J. McInerney
-5
-5
CUT
Adam Schenk
-4
-4
CUT
Kevin Streelman
-4
-4
CUT
Matthew Every
-4
-4
CUT
Trey Mullinax
-4
-4
CUT
Brian Stuard
-3
-3
CUT
Jason Owen
-3
-3
CUT
David Berganio
-2
-2
CUT
George McNeill
-2
-2
CUT
Jonathan Randolph
-1
-1
CUT
Martin Piller
Par
0
CUT
Matt Atkins
Par
0
CUT
Mike Weir
Par
0
CUT
Norman Xiong
Par
0
CUT
Richard S. Johnson
Par
0
CUT
David Hearn
1
1
CUT
Jason Bohn
1
1
CUT
Marc Turnesa
1
1
CUT
Zecheng Dou
1
1
CUT
Charlie Wi
2
2
CUT
Fabian Gomez
2
2
CUT
Richy Werenski
2
2
CUT
Scott Strohmeyer
2
2
CUT
Cameron Tringale
3
3
CUT
Corey Conners
3
3
CUT
Craig Barlow
3
3
CUT
Geoff Ogilvy
3
3
CUT
J. J. Henry
3
3
CUT
Peter Malnati
3
3
CUT
Roberto Diaz
3
3
CUT
Steve Wheatcroft
3
3
CUT
Tommy Gainey
3
3
CUT
Daniel Summerhays
4
4
CUT
David Duval
4
4
CUT
Kyle Thompson
4
4
CUT
Rob Oppenheim
4
4
CUT
Scottie Scheffler
4
4
CUT
Arjun Atwal
5
5
CUT
Bill Haas
5
5
CUT
David Lingmerth
5
5
CUT
Eddie Olson
5
5
CUT
Frank Adams III
5
5
CUT
John Peterson
5
5
CUT
John Rollins
5
5
CUT
Andrew Yun
6
6
CUT
Ben Crane
6
6
CUT
Cameron Percy
6
6
CUT
Cody Gribble
6
6
CUT
Mackenzie Hughes
6
6
CUT
Mark Wilson
6
6
CUT
Robert Allenby
6
6
CUT
Robert Garrigus
6
6
RET
Ryan Blaum
Par
-1