Stephan Jaeger should wait at least one other week to attempt to earn that PGA Tour promotion as Greyson Sigg had different plans.
On Sunday, at the Korn Ferry Tour’s Visit Knoxville Open, Jaeger opened the ultimate spherical with a three-shot lead over Sigg after which birdied his first gap. A win would’ve been Jaeger’s third on the circuit, and that might’ve earned him his Tour card. The final participant to earn his PGA Tour card through the three-win promotion was Wesley Bryan in 2016. In all, 11 gamers have performed so.
If Jaeger is to be the twelfth, it’ll come at a later date.
Sigg, who opened the week with a 61, fired a final-round 66 and snagged the victory at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee, the first skilled win for the 26-year-old University of Georgia product. His earlier finest end was a solo second within the Korn Ferry Tour Championship final August.
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Sigg is considered one of 12 gamers featured within the CBS present known as “One Shot Away,” which is produced by PGA Tour Entertainment. It tracks gamers chasing after a PGA Tour card in the course of the 2021 portion of the mixed Korn Ferry Tour season. KFT gamers who end within the prime 25 at the top of the season additionally earn a promotion to the PGA Tour.
Greyson Sigg performs his shot from the tenth tee in the course of the Final Round of the Visit Knoxville Open at Holston Hills Country Club on May 16, 2021 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
Jaeger was additionally trying to tie Jason Gore’s file for many wins—with seven—on the circuit however managed an even-par spherical of 70 as he closed with a bogey on the seventeenth gap and a par on the par-5 ending gap.
Seth Reeves shot a 61, matching Sigg’s first-round fireworks. Reeves had 10 birdies and a bogey in his remaining spherical spherical to complete solo third at 17 beneath. Max Greyserman and Harrison Endycott completed tied for fourth a 16 beneath.
The Korn Ferry Tour subsequent travels to Blue Hills Country Club in Kansas City for the AdventHealth Championship.