Fortinet Championship R4

Max Homa wins third PGA title

Fortinet Championship 2021 R4
September 16-19
Silverado Resort and Spa North, Napa, California
$7,000,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 3

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Max Homa produced six birdies, an eagle at the par-4 12th, holing out from the rough from 95 yards, and a single bogey to close with a 65. He won the Fortinet Championship by one shot at 19-under, his second win this year following his win at the Genesis Invitational in February and his third overall on the PGA Tour.


Fortinet Championship 2021 R4

“I had full control today. I had a really good warm-up, hit my wedges really well. The only bogey I made was going kind of right at it so just felt like I had good control. It just feels really nice.


Fortinet Championship 2021 R4

“I’ve been playing the back nine really well all week, just plugging along, picking up maybe a shot here and there and kind of — I had a really good feeling. This golf course sets up where 16, 17, 18 is where the crux of the movement comes, so I was really pleased to par 14, 15 and go into 16 tied. I’ve been playing the par 5s well.

“I know Maverick [McNealy] had been as well, but I wanted to at least not have to do anything nuts on the last three, but I needed to be close enough on those three to have the opportunity to go and something happen and fortunately was tied going into those and could just kind of play normal solid golf.”


Fortinet Championship 2021 R4

McNealy, who held the lead heading into the weekend and was tied overnight, made three birdies on the front nine before making another at the 16th and closing with a double-bogey at the par-4 17th and an eagle at the par-8 18th for a 68 to finish second at 18-under.

“Yeah, that was fun,” he said of his closing eagle. “I mean, good golf’s more fun than bad golf, for sure. It was a great drive, great second shot and why not just make it, you know. Make sure Max knows that I was right there. But he played awesome and man, he came out of nowhere on the back nine.

“It was a great week. I learned a lot. I was really proud of my round today. Obviously it’s an uncomfortable situation, but yesterday prepared me a lot for today and I was really, really proud of how I came out of my front nine.


Fortinet Championship 2021 R4

“I love the way I was feeling, I love the way I managed myself and I love the shots that I executed. It was one shot on 17 which, to be fair, if it gets through that tree I’m just dumping it to the back of the green, two-putting for par and I’ve got a chance for that eagle on 18. I wouldn’t do anything over.”

Chilean Mito Pereira came third at 16-under after carding a bogey-free 68.

“I’m just very happy with how I managed it today. Wasn’t an easy day, greens started to get real firm, windy. The wind was going everywhere. So happy how I managed all the round, didn’t make any bogeys. I’m real happy with the result.”


Fortinet Championship 2021 R4

Australian Marc Leishman, who started the day T26 at 8-under, closed with a 65 for a share of fourth place at 15-under alongside American Talor Gooch who signed for a 68.

“Wherever I finish, to play golf like I have the last two days was really pleasing. Hasn’t been the greatest year I would say. There’s been patches of good stuff, third at the Travelers and top-5 at the Masters, I believe, but other than that it’s been pretty lame. So good to put some good scores together, get a sniff again. It’s nice to get in the hunt, get the juices flowing. I love that, that’s what we do, that’s why we do it.”

Jim Knous who held a share of the lead overnight, made two birdies, a bogey and a triple-bogey at the par-4 14th to close with a 74 and finishes T11 at 12-under.


Fortinet Championship 2021 R4

Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
1
Max Homa
-19
67
72
65
65
269
2
Maverick McNealy
-18
68
64
70
68
270
3
Mito Pereira
-16
67
67
70
68
272
T4
Marc Leishman
-15
69
71
68
65
273
T4
Talor Gooch
-15
69
70
66
68
273
T6
Hideki Matsuyama
-13
69
69
71
66
275
T6
Patrick Rodgers
-13
68
70
70
67
275
T6
John Augenstein
-13
68
69
70
68
275
T6
C.T. Pan
-13
71
68
67
69
275
T6
Scott Stallings
-13
67
70
67
71
275
T11
Austin Cook
-12
68
71
68
69
276
T11
Will Zalatoris
-12
68
67
71
70
276
T11
Scott Piercy
-12
69
69
68
70
276
T11
Si Woo Kim
-12
68
70
68
70
276
T11
Jim Knous
-12
70
67
65
74
276
T16
Mark Hubbard
-11
70
68
71
68
277
T16
Bronson Burgoon
-11
68
67
73
69
277
T16
Nate Lashley
-11
67
70
70
70
277
T16
Harold Varner III
-11
68
68
70
71
277
T16
Beau Hossler
-11
70
64
70
73
277
T16
Troy Merritt
-11
67
68
69
73
277
T22
Brendon Todd
-10
71
70
70
67
278
T22
Peter Malnati
-10
71
66
73
68
278
T22
Cameron Tringale
-10
66
72
71
69
278
T22
David Lipsky
-10
73
64
70
71
278
T22
Charley Hoffman
-10
69
71
67
71
278
T22
Dawie van der Walt
-10
68
70
68
72
278
T28
Chez Reavie
-9
65
75
70
69
279
T28
Patton Kizzire
-9
69
70
67
73
279
T30
Greyson Sigg
-8
68
72
71
69
280
T30
Nick Watney
-8
71
70
69
70
280
T30
Wyndham Clark
-8
68
71
70
71
280
T30
Kevin Tway
-8
70
69
69
72
280
T30
Andrew Putnam
-8
72
69
66
73
280
T30
Webb Simpson
-8
70
71
65
74
280
T36
Taylor Pendrith
-7
71
68
71
71
281
T36
Nick Hardy
-7
69
72
68
72
281
T36
Matt Kuchar
-7
70
66
72
73
281
T36
Aaron Baddeley
-7
71
68
68
74
281
T36
Tom Hoge
-7
71
66
69
75
281
T36
Phil Mickelson
-7
70
69
67
75
281
T42
Brendan Steele
-6
70
71
72
69
282
T42
Paul Barjon
-6
70
71
71
70
282
T42
Joseph Bramlett
-6
70
70
71
71
282
T42
Jim Herman
-6
70
71
70
71
282
T42
Jason Dufner
-6
67
72
70
73
282
T47
Peter Uihlein
-5
68
73
75
67
283
T47
Sung Kang
-5
70
71
70
72
283
T47
Dylan Wu
-5
70
70
70
73
283
T47
Sahith Theegala
-5
69
70
69
75
283
T51
Chase Seiffert
-4
73
67
76
68
284
T51
Matthew NeSmith
-4
73
68
74
69
284
T51
Scott Gutschewski
-4
69
70
74
71
284
T51
Adam Schenk
-4
68
73
72
71
284
T51
Luke List
-4
71
70
72
71
284
T51
Ryan Armour
-4
72
68
72
72
284
T51
Adam Svensson
-4
70
70
71
73
284
T58
Sam Ryder
-3
69
71
78
67
285
T58
Vaughn Taylor
-3
70
71
75
69
285
T58
Quade Cummins
-3
72
69
73
71
285
T58
Sean O’Hair
-3
69
72
71
73
285
T58
Russell Knox
-3
69
67
75
74
285
T58
Justin Suh
-3
70
71
68
76
285
T64
Nick Taylor
-2
70
71
74
71
286
T64
Cameron Percy
-2
71
69
72
74
286
T66
Michael Gligic
-1
71
70
74
72
287
T66
Austin Smotherman
-1
70
69
73
75
287
T66
Lanto Griffin
-1
73
68
71
75
287
T69
David Skinns
E
70
71
74
73
288
T69
Michael Thompson
E
72
69
72
75
288
CUT
Doc Redman
-2
71
71
142
CUT
Bo Van Pelt
-2
75
67
142
CUT
Tyler Duncan
-2
74
68
142
CUT
Charles Howell III
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Brandt Snedeker
-2
68
74
142
CUT
Trey Mullinax
-2
73
69
142
CUT
Davis Riley
-2
72
70
142
CUT
James Hahn
-2
73
69
142
CUT
Chad Ramey
-2
73
69
142
CUT
Kyle Stanley
-2
71
71
142
CUT
J.J. Spaun
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Danny Willett
-2
70
72
142
CUT
J.B. Holmes
-2
71
71
142
CUT
Adam Long
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Martin Trainer
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Aaron Rai
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Curtis Thompson
-2
71
71
142
CUT
Ryan Moore
-1
74
69
143
CUT
William McGirt
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Roger Sloan
-1
70
73
143
CUT
Bo Hoag
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Turk Pettit
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Bill Haas
-1
69
74
143
CUT
Jon Rahm
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Hank Lebioda
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Harry Higgs
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Scott Brown
-1
70
73
143
CUT
Adam Hadwin
-1
66
77
143
CUT
Lucas Herbert
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Kristoffer Ventura
-1
72
71
143
CUT
John Huh
E
71
73
144
CUT
Kelly Kraft
E
71
73
144
CUT
Seung-Yul Noh
E
72
72
144
CUT
Vincent Whaley
E
71
73
144
CUT
Andrew Novak
E
70
74
144
CUT
Hayden Buckley
E
71
73
144
CUT
Jamie Lovemark
E
69
75
144
CUT
Ben Martin
E
70
74
144
CUT
Jonathan Byrd
E
69
75
144
CUT
Emiliano Grillo
E
70
74
144
CUT
Cameron Champ
E
73
71
144
CUT
Doug Ghim
E
70
74
144
CUT
Callum Tarren
E
70
74
144
CUT
Brian Stuard
+1
77
68
145
CUT
Max McGreevy
+1
72
73
145
CUT
Stephan Jaeger
+1
75
70
145
CUT
Joshua Creel
+1
73
72
145
CUT
Brice Garnett
+1
73
72
145
CUT
Seth Reeves
+1
70
75
145
CUT
Jonas Blixt
+2
73
73
146
CUT
Alex Smalley
+2
75
71
146
CUT
Denny McCarthy
+2
72
74
146
CUT
Josh McCarthy
+2
74
72
146
CUT
Brandon Wu
+2
71
75
146
CUT
Brett Drewitt
+2
74
72
146
CUT
David Hearn
+2
72
74
146
CUT
Brandon Hagy
+2
74
72
146
CUT
Pat Perez
+2
70
76
146
CUT
Kevin Na
+2
69
77
146
CUT
Kurt Kitayama
+2
76
70
146
CUT
Tyler McCumber
+3
70
77
147
CUT
Kiradech Aphibarnrat
+3
72
75
147
CUT
Kevin Stadler
+3
74
73
147
CUT
J.T. Poston
+3
76
71
147
CUT
Hudson Swafford
+3
77
70
147
CUT
Chesson Hadley
+3
71
76
147
CUT
Chris Stroud
+3
72
75
147
CUT
Danny Lee
+3
71
76
147
CUT
Taylor Moore
+3
74
73
147
CUT
Lee Hodges
+3
73
74
147
CUT
D.J. Trahan
+4
70
78
148
CUT
Kramer Hickok
+4
74
74
148
CUT
Cameron Young
+4
75
73
148
CUT
Justin Lower
+4
69
79
148
CUT
Trevor Werbylo
+4
73
75
148
CUT
Ben Kohles
+5
74
75
149
CUT
Kevin Yu
+5
71
78
149
CUT
Kevin Chappell
+6
78
72
150
CUT
Jared Wolfe
+6
75
75
150
CUT
Sepp Straka
+7
72
79
151
CUT
Dylan Frittelli
+8
74
78
152
CUT
Michael Duncan
+9
78
75
153
CUT
Andrew Landry
+10
77
77
154
CUT
Sebastián Muñoz
+12
76
80
156
CUT
Ted Potter, Jr.
+12
74
82
156
DQ
Michael Kim
E
72
76
148
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