Well placed halfway through the tournament, Paul Barjon had mortgaged all his chances on Saturday of finishing the tournament in the top 5 and thus saving his right to play on the PGA Tour. Sunday, the French ended his season in a very good way by signing his best card of the week. What feed some regrets but also a lot of hopes for 2023!
Hopes of seeing Paul Barjon evolve on the PGA tour for a second consecutive year are over.
20th after 36 holes, the Frenchman had to climb into the top 5 of the tournament at all costs to hope to finish in the top 25 of the ranking established over the last three events of the Korn Ferry Tour season and save his category on the PGA Tour.
Unfortunately his score of 73 (+1) on Saturday destroyed his last chances.
Sunday, the Habs returned for the honor (and a few dollars) a very nice last card of 67 (-5) on the course of the Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Indiana.
8 birdies, 1 bogey and 1 double marked the last lap of the Frenchman who finally ranked 26th, 6 shots from the 5th place he needed to believe in redemption after two missed cuts during the first two tournaments of these Finals.
Heading for the French Open
He will now be able to recharge the batteries before the start of the 2023 season on the Korn Ferry Tour traditionally scheduled for January!
Until then, we should see him again, if all goes well, at the Golf National for the Cazoo Open de France at the end of the month (from September 22 to 25).
Winner of his first tournament and number 1 of the season on the Korn Ferry Tour, the American Justin Suh earned a full exemption on the PGA Tour. He also earned his place in The Players in March as well as at the start of the 2023 US Open on the north course of the Los Angeles Country Club in Riviera.
As every year, this last decisive tournament for accession to the PGA Tour was rich in emotion and we were entitled until the last putts to great moments of sport, a just reward for the abnegation and perseverance shown by players in the PGA Tour antechamber.
From nearly quitting golf to earning a @PGATOUR card.
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