OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Sepp Straka won the KC Golf Classic on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, avoiding a playoff when playing partner Kyle Jones bogeyed the final hole.
Straka, the 25-year-old Austrian who played at the University of Georgia, closed with a 2-under 69 for a 22-under 262 total at Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate.
Jones had a 71 after opening with rounds of 63, 66 and 63 for a tournament 54-hole record of 21-under-par 192. Straka was a shot back going into the day after shooting 64-65-63.
Straka earned $121,500 to jump from 130th to 29th on the money list with $145,000, with two events left to get into the top 25 and earn a PGA Tour card.
Sam Burns (66) was third at 18 under.