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Kyle Jones Wins Playoff To Claim Utah Championship

Golf ball on green at the lip of hole. (Photo: Getty Images)

FARMINGTON, Utah – Baylor alum golfer Kyle Jones knocked off two others in a playoff round to win the Korn Ferry Tour Utah Championship on Sunday.

Jones, Paul Haley II and Utah native Daniel Summerhays all finished the final round at -20 for the tournament and went on to play in a playoff at Oakridge Country Club.

After the surge to be in contention to win the match, Summerhays came up short when he barely missed to cup on the first playoff hole and was eliminated. Meanwhile, Haley and Jones each picked up a par to move on to the second hole of the playoff.

Jones scored a birdie on the second hole to claim the Utah Championship.

Local Performances

Patrick Fishburn shot one under par in the final round to finish -13 for the tournament. Mike Weir was even for the day and ended with -9 for the Utah Championship.

Fishburn was tied for 36th while Weir ended tied for 67th when the tournament concluded.

Summerhays’ Final Round

Before the Utah Championship started, Daniel Summerhays announced that it would be his last tournament as a pro. He is retiring so that he can become a high school teacher and coach.

Summerhays started the final round at -11 but shot up the scoreboard on Sunday with -9 score including an eagle on the 15th hole.

 

 

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