Holmes rallies to win at Riviera - Wet Weekend California

Holmes rallies to win at Riviera - Wet Weekend California

Holmes played his way, potentially at the detriment of his group and the pace of play they would prefer, and he won the tournament by a single stroke ahead of Thomas, collecting a cheque for $US1.332 million.

Thomas shot a 65 in the morning to complete the third round with a four-shot lead.

Speaking to reporters with the Genesis Open trophy by his side, J.B.

There were three two-shot swings on the back nine, all because of putting.

He three-putted the next hole to fall back further, made an 8-foot birdie on the 16th to get with one but couldn't catch up. "The third putt on 13, I could feel the wind coming and I got scared so I tried to hit it harder - and I did hit it harder and that's why I missed it".

Then came Sunday afternoon's biting winds, conditions that Holmes said more than justified his deliberate pace of play.

"There are tournaments I didn't win my rookie year that still bother me and that was a lot worse than that, so I'm sure that will bother me". But it's been a long stretch, and he decided not to play.

He closed with a one-over 72 that left him on six-under 278 and said he was looking forward to nothing more than a day off before he thinks about preparing for next week's WGC-Mexico Championship.

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Tiger Woods will get his debut in Mexico under way alongside Ryder Cup team-mate Bryson DeChambeau and Abraham Ancer, the host nation's top-ranked player. "That's the way it goes".

Maybe the biggest break for Holmes was at the par-4 seventh, when his wedge from a bunker didn't clear the lip and buried into the grass framing the sand. Once he did, he was given relief from an embedded ball and escaped with a bogey.

"It's a huge win", said Holmes, who had just one top-10 finish in the 2018-19 season until this week. Adam Scott was right in the hunt until he missed six consecutive putts from under 10 feet that dropped him out of contention quickly.

In the lead-up to the event Scott urged PGA Tour officials to take a closer look at slow play by properly holding players more accountable and dishing out fines.

"You play in 25-mile-an-hour gusty winds and see how fast you play", he said.

South Korean Kim Si-woo closed with a five-under par 66 for third place on 272, one stroke in front of Australian Marc Leishman (68) and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy (69).

With the novella notebooks of distances and detailed green measurements pros and their caddies carry and study throughout a tournament round for every single shot, DMD's could potentially make a big difference in cutting down the time spent before players hit a shot. Rory McIlroy nearly got back in the game when he holed a bunker shot on the 16th to get within two shots, but he failed to birdie the par-5 17th and was fooled by the wind in making bogey on the final hole for a 69.

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