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Stephen Ames declared 36-hole winner of Chubb Basic


NAPLES, Fla. — Stephen Ames captured his seventh PGA Tour Champions title on Sunday with out hitting a shot when the ultimate spherical of the Chubb Basic was canceled due to an enormous storm system transferring throughout Florida.

Event officers initially deliberate to play solely 9 holes for the ultimate spherical at Tiburon Golf Membership till a forecast of the storm getting stronger led to the cancellation.

Ames shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to construct a three-shot lead over Rocco Mediate, and he was declared the winner. Ames now has 5 wins in his final 24 begins on PGA Tour Champions.

It was the second time in three weeks the ultimate spherical was canceled at a PGA Tour-sanctioned occasion, this time on a special coast. The AT&T Pebble Seashore Professional-Am was washed out on Sunday with Wyndham Clark the 54-hole winner.

Ames completed at 13-under 131 and earned $270,000. Rocco Mediate, who opened with a 63, was runner-up after a 71 on Saturday. Ernie Els was a part of a four-way tie for third.

Steven Alker, who received the final two Champions occasions relationship to the tip of final season, wound up in a tie for fifteenth.

It was the primary time because the 2021 Insperity Invitational in Houston {that a} PGA Tour Champions occasion, sometimes 54 holes, was decreased to 36 holes due to climate.



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