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Rovonta Young birdies last hole, fires final-round 66 to capture APGA Tour at World Golf Village title

Rovonta Young had himself a spherical to bear in mind.

The 26-year-old performed the again 9 at the King & Bear course in St. Augustine, Florida, to the tune of 5-under 31, in the end signing for a final-round 6-under 66 to earn his first skilled victory at the APGA Tour’s occasion at World Golf Village.

Young completed at 4 underneath for the match, one shot away from each Davin White and Landon Lyons after making a 12-foot birdie putt on his remaining gap. Wyatt Worthington II and Nyasha Mauchaza completed T-4 at 2 underneath.

“The conditions today were perfect and I knew I could take advantage,” mentioned Young after the win. “I’ve been working on the mental part of my game with a coach and I’ve gained confidence. The APGA Tour is providing a great opportunity for HBCU players like me by providing greater access. The caliber of golf courses and players is greatly improved since I started in 2018.”

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The Alabama A&M product has been on the developmental tour for minority golfers, like Kamaiu Johnson and Willie Mack III, for 4 years. This 12 months, Young has completed sixth in each the APGA Tour (*66*) Insurance Open Invitational and the APGA Tour Black History Month Classic.

Up subsequent, the APGA Tour heads to Sin City for the APGA Tour Las Vegas at TPC Las Vegas, April 11-13, after which TPC Scottsdale for the APGA Tour Scottsdale, April 18-20.

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