Hahn takes Nelson lead

Ross Houston
June 2, 2017

"It's sad that it's leaving because I was never a fan of this course, but came here and now I am", Horschel said.

"Seemed like it was on auto pilot today, which was nice for a change", Day said.

Jason Day took the lead in the final round of the Byron Nelson when he holed a pitch on the 15th, following two poor shots on the long par-4.

Horschel entered this week coming of four consecutive missed cuts, and he didn't play on the weekend in his previous two starts at the Byron Nelson in 2011 and 2012.

The victory was the first for Horschel since he went on a torrid run in the 2014 FedEx Cup Playoffs and took home the Tour Championship.


After sliding the birdie putt past the cut on the playoff hole, Day said: "The second putt, I just misread it, I guess".

The lead changed hands again when Day recovered from finding the trees off the 15th tee to hole out from the bunker for an unlikely birdie, only for the Australian to need three putts from the fringe at the par-five next.

Billy Horschel poses with the trophy after winning the AT&T Byron Nelson at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas on May 21, 2017 in Irving, Texas. Day's par putt stayed left of the hole. "Overall, it was a pretty good week, but obviously I'm disappointed that I didn't get the win".

He was seeking his first win in just over a year at the tournament that provided the first of his 10 tour victories back in 2010.

"Jason didn't have his best game out there, and I know I didn't, but we both battled". "I can't just lag it down there 2 feet short and keep going back and forth".


James Hahn, two shots behind the leaders on 18, came within half an inch of holing out his approach for eagle to tie, and had to settle for a birdie that put him in solo third place. You always want to win with a birdie on the last hole.

Hahn said he won't fret while sleeping on the lead, even with 12 players within five strokes. I said you know what, this is just the challenge now. They both made pars at the 17th and 18th so that a playoff was needed.

Defending champion Sergio Garcia had birdies on six of his last eight holes Saturday to get within four strokes of the lead.

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Stephan Jaeger won the BMW Charity Pro-Am on Sunday for his second Web.com Tour victory when heavy rain washed out the final round.

The stocky Kokrak may need the added cushion as the chasing pack includes world number one Dustin Johnson, who shot his second 67 to be six-under on 134.


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