Houston Open R4

Lanto Griffin holds off strong competition to claim maiden PGA title

October 10-13
GC of Houston, Humble, Texas
$7,500,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 3

Lanto Griffin carded a final round three-under 69 to win his first PGA Tour title at the Houston Open.

The 31-year-old American took a one-shot lead into the last day after a 65 on Saturday and had to fight hard during a tense back nine on Sunday, with compatriots Scott Harrington and Mark Hubbard also in the mix.


But Griffin grabbed the lead with a superb 35-foot putt on the par-three 16th for birdie, and held strong with pars on his last two holes to claim victory on 14-under.

He won by a stroke from Harrington and Hubbard, who carded 67 and 69 respectively, with compatriot Harris English sharing fourth with four others.

“This is going to be a week that I’ll never, never forget – regardless what happens the rest of my career,” Griffin said. “I feel very fortunate beyond words.”

Scotland’s Russell Knox finished in a tie for 28th at five-under after a closing 71, fellow Scot Martin Laird was tied for 42nd, England’s Ben Taylor was equal-55th and Ireland’s Seamus Power was equal-61st.


Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
1
Lanto Griffin
USA
-14
66
74
65
69
274
T2
Scott Harrington
USA
-13
69
67
72
67
275
T2
Mark Hubbard
USA
-13
68
69
69
69
275
T4
Harris English
USA
-11
70
72
69
66
277
T4
Xinjun Zhang
CHN
-11
67
76
68
66
277
T4
Talor Gooch
USA
-11
64
72
72
69
277
T4
Carlos Ortiz
MEX
-11
70
67
71
69
277
T4
Sepp Straka
AUT
-11
65
71
72
69
277
T9
Bud Cauley
USA
-10
72
69
70
67
278
T9
Chad Campbell
USA
-10
70
72
68
68
278
T9
Stewart Cink
USA
-10
70
68
71
69
278
T9
Denny McCarthy
USA
-10
71
72
66
69
278

T13
Bronson Burgoon
USA
-9
69
73
71
66
279
T13
Doc Redman
USA
-9
71
72
69
67
279
T13
Beau Hossler
USA
-9
70
69
68
72
279
T13
Cameron Tringale
USA
-9
68
71
68
72
279
T17
Maverick McNealy (a)
USA
-8
68
74
73
65
280
T17
Austin Cook
USA
-8
64
74
70
72
280
T17
Brandon Wu
USA
-8
69
70
69
72
280
T17
Peter Malnati
USA
-8
69
65
73
73
280
T21
Boo Weekley
USA
-7
70
73
71
67
281
T21
Kyle Stanley
USA
-7
70
71
70
70
281
T23
Cameron Champ
USA
-6
69
75
71
67
282
T23
Andy Zhang
CHN
-6
68
73
73
68
282
T23
James Hahn
USA
-6
69
73
72
68
282
T23
Ryan Armour
USA
-6
70
74
67
71
282
T23
Kramer Hickok
USA
-6
68
73
69
72
282
T28
Luke List
USA
-5
71
73
73
66
283
T28
Ricky Barnes
USA
-5
71
73
73
66
283
T28
Brendon Todd
USA
-5
76
67
74
66
283
T28
Zac Blair
USA
-5
68
76
72
67
283
T28
Sebastian Munoz
COL
-5
70
74
72
67
283
T28
Michael Gligic
CAN
-5
67
75
74
67
283
T28
Nick Watney
USA
-5
67
73
74
69
283
T28
Tyler McCumber
USA
-5
66
74
73
70
283
T28
Robert Streb
USA
-5
72
68
72
71
283
T28
Russell Knox
SCO
-5
71
70
71
71
283
T28
Scottie Scheffler
USA
-5
69
74
69
71
283
T28
Matthew Every
USA
-5
70
72
70
71
283
T28
Sam Ryder
USA
-5
70
69
72
72
283
T28
Wes Roach
USA
-5
69
68
72
74
283
T42
Martin Laird
SCO
-4
70
73
74
67
284
T42
Brice Garnett
USA
-4
71
72
70
71
284
T42
Brian Gay
USA
-4
69
74
69
72
284
T45
Rob Oppenheim
USA
-3
71
73
72
69
285
T45
Ryan Brehm
USA
-3
72
72
71
70
285
T45
Roberto Castro
USA
-3
73
69
72
71
285
T45
D. J. Trahan
USA
-3
73
70
71
71
285
T45
Henrik Norlander
SWE
-3
68
76
69
72
285
T45
Lucas Bjerregaard
DNK
-3
70
73
70
72
285
T51
Michael Gellerman
USA
-2
72
72
71
71
286
T51
Patrick Rodgers
USA
-2
69
70
76
71
286
T51
Bo Hoag
USA
-2
72
71
70
73
286
T51
Braden Bailey
USA
-2
67
74
72
73
286
T55
Rich Beem
USA
-1
69
71
76
71
287
T55
Ben Taylor
ENG
-1
71
73
70
73
287
T55
John Huh
USA
-1
67
72
74
74
287
T55
Mackenzie Hughes
CAN
-1
68
71
74
74
287
T59
Dominic Bozzelli
USA
Par
75
69
74
70
288
T59
Rafael Campos
PRI
Par
69
74
72
73
288
T61
Russell Henley
USA
1
66
77
77
69
289
T61
Seamus Power
IRL
1
67
76
74
72
289
T61
Cole Hammer
USA
1
67
77
72
73
289
T61
Chris Stroud
USA
1
73
70
72
74
289
T61
J. J. Henry
USA
1
74
67
73
75
289
T66
Jeremy Gandon
USA
2
68
76
73
73
290
T66
Shawn Stefani
USA
2
72
72
73
73
290
T66
Sebastian Cappelen
DNK
2
74
68
75
73
290
T66
George McNeill
USA
2
72
72
72
74
290
T70
Graham DeLaet
CAN
3
73
71
77
70
291
T70
Robert Garrigus
USA
3
70
73
73
75
291
T70
Chandler Phillips
USA
3
73
71
71
76
291
73
J. J. Spaun
USA
6
70
74
78
72
294
T74
Joseph Bramlett
USA
7
69
74
79
73
295
T74
Nelson Ledesma
ARG
7
71
69
80
75
295
76
Rhein Gibson
AUS
8
73
68
77
78
296
77
Jim Herman
USA
9
73
71
77
76
297
78
Bill Haas
USA
10
72
71
77
78
298
CUT
Chase Seiffert
USA
1
73
72
145
CUT
D. A. Points
USA
1
71
74
145
CUT
Josh Teater
USA
1
72
73
145
CUT
Michael Thompson
USA
1
72
73
145
CUT
Peter Uihlein
USA
1
71
74
145
CUT
Scott Brown
USA
1
76
69
145
CUT
Tyler Duncan
USA
1
70
75
145
CUT
Andrew Landry
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Daniel Chopra
SWE
2
72
74
146
CUT
David Hearn
CAN
2
72
74
146
CUT
David Lingmerth
SWE
2
71
75
146
CUT
Dawie van der Walt
RSA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Derek Ernst
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Hank Lebioda
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Henrik Stenson
SWE
2
72
74
146
CUT
Johnson Wagner
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Kevin Chappell
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Logan McCracken
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Matthew NeSmith
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Omar Uresti
USA
2
75
71
146
CUT
Parker McLachlin
USA
2
70
76
146
CUT
Patton Kizzire
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Aaron Baddeley
AUS
3
72
75
147
CUT
Jason Dufner
USA
3
73
74
147
CUT
Jhonattan Vegas
VEN
3
71
76
147
CUT
Richy Werenski
USA
3
72
75
147
CUT
Scott Stallings
USA
3
72
75
147
CUT
Tom Hoge
USA
3
70
77
147
CUT
Tom Lewis
ENG
3
70
77
147
CUT
Vince Covello
USA
3
73
74
147
CUT
Brian Harman
USA
4
72
76
148
CUT
George Cunningham
USA
4
72
76
148
CUT
Harry Higgs
USA
4
73
75
148
CUT
Keegan Bradley
USA
4
76
72
148
CUT
Mark Anderson
USA
4
75
73
148
CUT
Tim Herron
USA
4
72
76
148
CUT
Ben Crane
USA
5
74
75
149
CUT
Brendan Steele
USA
5
76
73
149
CUT
Doug Ghim
USA
5
74
75
149
CUT
John Senden
AUS
5
72
77
149
CUT
Michael Perras
USA
5
72
77
149
CUT
Sang-Moon Bae
KOR
5
73
76
149
CUT
Ted Potter Jr.
USA
5
73
76
149
CUT
John Merrick
USA
6
71
79
150
CUT
Roger Sloan
CAN
6
75
75
150
CUT
Bo Van Pelt
USA
7
70
81
151
CUT
Kristoffer Ventura
NOR
7
77
74
151
CUT
Sam Burns
USA
7
77
74
151
CUT
Cameron Davis
AUS
8
79
73
152
CUT
Daniel Berger
USA
8
77
75
152
CUT
John Rollins
USA
8
75
77
152
CUT
Robert Allenby
AUS
8
76
76
152
CUT
Arjun Atwal
IND
9
73
80
153
CUT
Hunter Mahan
USA
9
74
79
153
CUT
Robby Shelton
USA
9
76
77
153
CUT
Tommy Gainey
USA
9
78
75
153
CUT
Chris Baker
USA
11
78
77
155
CUT
Jonathan Byrd
USA
12
78
78
156
CUT
Martin Trainer
USA
14
75
83
158
CUT
Zack Sucher
USA
16
74
86
160
RET
Alex Cejka
GER
Par
71
71
RET
Brandon Hagy
USA
Par
77
77
RET
Grayson Murray
USA
Par
79
79
RET
Matt Jones
AUS
Par
73
73
RET
Michael Kim
KOR
Par
81
81
RET
Vincent Whaley
USA
Par
0
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