Kevin Tway made a 10-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff Sunday to win the season-opening Safeway Open in Napa, Calif., for his first PGA Tour title.
The son of eight-time PGA Tour winner Bob Tway, the 30-year-old former Oklahoma State player beat Ryan Moore on the par-4 10th after Brandt Snedeker dropped out on their second extra trip down the par-5 18th on Silverado’s North Course.
Tway birdied the final two holes in regulation for a 1-under-par71, then birdied all three holes in the playoff.
Snedeker, three strokes ahead entering the round and five in front with 11 to play, had a 74.
LPGA — South Korea held off challenges from the United States and England to win the eight-nation International Crown in Incheon, South Korea, for the first time. The top-seeded host team started the final round 2 points clear of the pack and won two of the four singles match-ups to finish with 15 points, 4 ahead of the defending champion United States and England.
So Yeon Ryu fought back from two down to halve with Lexi Thompson of the United States.
Only world No. 1 Sung Hyun Park lost of the South Korean quartet, 2 and 1 against Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand.
I.K. Kim defeated Bronte Law of England, 2 up, and In Gee Chun overcame Anna Nordqvist of Sweden, 1 up. Only Jessica Korda recorded a victory for the US in the final round, winning 4 and 3 against Madelene Sagstrom of Sweden.
European — Lucas Bjerregaard wrecked Tyrrell Hatton’s hopes of winning the Dunhill Links Championship for a third straight year when he shot a 5-under 67 at St. Andrews, Scotland, in the final round for a one-stroke victory.