Rocket Mortgage Classic R4

Cam Davis wins first PGA title in playoff

Rocket Classic 2021 R4
July 01-04
Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, Michigan
$7,500,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 3

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Cameron Davis holed a 50-foot sand shot for eagle on the par-5 17th then birdied the 18th to close with a final round 67 joining Troy Merritt (68) and Joaquin Niemann (68) at 18-under 270 for a three-way playoff.


Rocket Classic 2021 R4

Niemann bogeyed the first playoff hole while Davis and Merritt played four more. Davis missed several birdie putts and both parred until the fifth hole where Merritt bogeyed and Davis won his first PGA Tour title.


Rocket Classic 2021 R4

“I hit some good putts, I hit some not-so-great putts,” said Davis. “But I had a lot of opportunities and I guess that was eventually what got it over the line for me, good solid quality shots in important situations. I’m really proud of that and that’s a testament to some of the hard work we’ve put in.”

“It’s still so surreal for me. I’ve been in some good positions before, but to play the golf that I played coming down the stretch was just awesome.”


Rocket Classic 2021 R4

Davis is the fourth Australian winner on Tour this season following Matt Jones at the Honda Classic and Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. He also earned his ticket for the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis next month, his first time playing in a WGC.

Nieman has now finished second three times this year following the Sony Open in Hawaii and the Sentry Tournament of Champions where he also lost in a playoff.


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Rocket Classic 2021 R4

Alex Noren closed with a 64 to tie for fourth place with Hank Lebioda (68) at 17-under.

Bubba Watson also produced a 64 to climb up the leaderboard and finish T6 alongside Brandon Hagy (68) at 16-under.

Rocket Classic 2021 R4

Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
R3
R4
Total
1
Cameron Davis
-18
68
68
67
67
270
T2
Troy Merritt
-18
67
68
67
68
270
T2
Joaquin Niemann
-18
65
69
68
68
270
T4
Hank Lebioda
-17
67
70
66
68
271
T4
Alex Noren
-17
70
70
67
64
271
T6
Brandon Hagy
-16
65
71
68
68
272
T6
Bubba Watson
-16
68
73
67
64
272
T8
Mark Anderson
-15
70
70
67
66
273
T8
Sungjae Im
-15
69
68
69
67
273
T8
Kevin Kisner
-15
67
69
69
68
273
T8
Seamus Power
-15
66
71
69
67
273
T12
Chris Kirk
-14
67
68
70
69
274
T12
Jason Kokrak
-14
69
69
67
69
274
T14
Keegan Bradley
-13
71
68
68
68
275
T14
Jason Day
-13
67
73
69
66
275
T14
Fabián Gómez
-13
67
71
70
67
275
T14
Mackenzie Hughes
-13
71
69
67
68
275
T14
Pat Perez
-13
67
69
69
70
275
T14
Cameron Tringale
-13
71
70
68
66
275
T14
Kevin Tway
-13
71
68
67
69
275
T21
Joel Dahmen
-12
70
70
69
67
276
T21
Maverick McNealy
-12
68
69
72
67
276
T21
Roger Sloan
-12
65
75
68
68
276
T21
Curtis Thompson
-12
69
72
67
68
276
T25
Lanto Griffin
-11
68
70
69
70
277
T25
Max Homa
-11
70
65
74
68
277
T25
Beau Hossler
-11
68
69
72
68
277
T25
Patton Kizzire
-11
68
72
73
64
277
T25
Tom Lewis
-11
65
69
71
72
277
T25
Scott Stallings
-11
68
73
66
70
277
T25
Richy Werenski
-11
68
68
69
72
277
T32
Rickie Fowler
-10
70
69
68
71
278
T32
Doug Ghim
-10
70
68
71
69
278
T32
Bo Hoag
-10
70
68
71
69
278
T32
Sean O’Hair
-10
70
66
71
71
278
T32
Patrick Reed
-10
69
72
70
67
278
T32
J.J. Spaun
-10
66
73
68
71
278
T38
Henrik Norlander
-9
68
72
70
69
279
T38
Brandt Snedeker
-9
70
71
71
67
279
T38
Robert Streb
-9
67
71
74
67
279
T41
Aaron Baddeley
-8
69
70
69
72
280
T41
Michael Gellerman
-8
70
68
72
70
280
T41
Michael Gligic
-8
67
73
70
70
280
T41
Lucas Glover
-8
68
72
73
67
280
T41
Garrick Higgo
-8
68
71
70
71
280
T41
Russell Knox
-8
71
65
72
72
280
T41
Nelson Ledesma
-8
72
68
71
69
280
T41
Cameron Percy
-8
71
70
71
68
280
T41
Patrick Rodgers
-8
70
70
72
68
280
T41
Adam Schenk
-8
72
66
72
70
280
T41
Kyle Stanley
-8
70
69
69
72
280
T52
Scott Brown
-7
70
71
74
66
281
T52
Tyler Duncan
-7
70
67
73
71
281
T52
Chesson Hadley
-7
69
70
72
70
281
T52
Matt Jones
-7
70
69
71
71
281
T52
Anirban Lahiri
-7
71
69
73
68
281
T52
Nick Taylor
-7
72
68
70
71
281
T58
Chris Baker
-6
70
70
68
74
282
T58
Jonas Blixt
-6
68
71
72
71
282
T58
Kramer Hickok
-6
69
69
72
72
282
T58
Si Woo Kim
-6
67
72
69
74
282
T58
Matthew NeSmith
-6
71
69
69
73
282
T58
Josh Teater
-6
70
71
69
72
282
T58
Davis Thompson
-6
63
73
72
74
282
T58
Vincent Whaley
-6
71
68
70
73
282
T58
Matthew Wolff
-6
67
70
73
72
282
T67
Ryan Brehm
-5
71
67
73
72
283
T67
Sebastián Muñoz
-5
69
69
69
76
283
T67
Camilo Villegas
-5
70
70
72
71
283
T67
Danny Willett
-5
68
70
71
74
283
T71
Willie Mack III
-4
68
73
72
71
284
T71
Bo Van Pelt
-4
68
73
71
72
284
T71
Jimmy Walker
-4
69
72
73
70
284
T74
Sung Kang
-3
69
72
74
70
285
T74
Phil Mickelson
-3
69
72
72
72
285
76
Byeong Hun An
-2
71
70
69
76
286
77
Will Zalatoris
E
70
68
74
76
288
CUT
Bronson Burgoon
-2
73
69
142
CUT
Luke Donald
-2
69
73
142
CUT
Dylan Frittelli
-2
69
73
142
CUT
Harry Higgs
-2
73
69
142
CUT
Mark Hubbard
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Martin Laird
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Nate Lashley
-2
72
70
142
CUT
K.H. Lee
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Denny McCarthy
-2
71
71
142
CUT
John Pak
-2
71
71
142
CUT
Andrew Putnam
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Chez Reavie
-2
68
74
142
CUT
Rory Sabbatini
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Brian Stuard
-2
71
71
142
CUT
Justin Suh
-2
69
73
142
CUT
Michael Thompson
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Brendon Todd
-2
68
74
142
CUT
Peter Uihlein
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Daniel Wetterich
-2
73
69
142
CUT
Gary Woodland
-2
72
70
142
CUT
Ryan Armour
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Joseph Bramlett
-1
67
76
143
CUT
Austin Cook
-1
73
70
143
CUT
Bryson DeChambeau
-1
72
71
143
CUT
David Hearn
-1
73
70
143
CUT
J.B. Holmes
-1
69
74
143
CUT
Satoshi Kodaira
-1
67
76
143
CUT
William McGirt
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Mito Pereira
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Ted Potter, Jr.
-1
69
74
143
CUT
Webb Simpson
-1
69
74
143
CUT
Kevin Stadler
-1
70
73
143
CUT
Harold Varner III
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Jason Dufner
E
73
71
144
CUT
Harrison Frazar
E
70
74
144
CUT
Brice Garnett
E
75
69
144
CUT
Emiliano Grillo
E
74
70
144
CUT
Charles Howell III
E
69
75
144
CUT
Danny Lee
E
71
73
144
CUT
Hunter Mahan
E
72
72
144
CUT
Robby Shelton
E
73
71
144
CUT
Sepp Straka
E
72
72
144
CUT
Martin Trainer
E
74
70
144
CUT
Sebastian Cappelen
+1
72
73
145
CUT
K.J. Choi
+1
71
74
145
CUT
Rhein Gibson
+1
73
72
145
CUT
Adam Hadwin
+1
72
73
145
CUT
Doc Redman
+1
72
73
145
CUT
Chase Seiffert
+1
77
68
145
CUT
Vaughn Taylor
+1
74
71
145
CUT
Kris Ventura
+1
73
72
145
CUT
Connor Arendell
+2
70
76
146
CUT
Austin Eckroat
+2
72
74
146
CUT
Brian Gay
+2
75
71
146
CUT
Ben Martin
+2
75
71
146
CUT
Tyler McCumber
+2
70
76
146
CUT
Rob Oppenheim
+2
72
74
146
CUT
Scott Piercy
+2
75
71
146
CUT
Matt Every
+3
74
73
147
CUT
Will Gordon
+3
77
70
147
CUT
Tom Hoge
+3
71
76
147
CUT
Andrew Landry
+3
70
77
147
CUT
Tain Lee
+3
73
74
147
CUT
Timothy O’Neal
+3
74
73
147
CUT
Sam Ryder
+3
75
72
147
CUT
D.J. Trahan
+3
72
75
147
CUT
Rafa Cabrera Bello
+4
73
75
148
CUT
Cameron Champ
+4
71
77
148
CUT
James Hahn
+4
74
74
148
CUT
Michael Kim
+5
73
76
149
CUT
Adam Long
+5
73
76
149
CUT
Grayson Murray
+5
73
76
149
CUT
Nick Watney
+5
74
75
149
CUT
Peter Malnati
+6
74
76
150
CUT
Ben Taylor
+6
73
77
150
CUT
Rafael Campos
+7
76
75
151
CUT
Jeff Roth
+9
77
76
153
CUT
Scott Harrington
+10
76
78
154
WD
Hideki Matsuyama
E
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