Bart Bryant Captures Dick’s Sporting Goods Open Championship
Bart Bryant defeated second round leader Michael Bradley by one stroke to win the 2018 Dick's Sporting Goods Open Championship at En Joie Golf Course in Endicott. Bryant finished at 16 under par to edge Michael Bradley by one stroke. Bradley held the lead by two shots over Bryant and Marco Dawson after the second round finished on Saturday.
Bryant had been in the winner's circle before in Endicott. He won the 2013 Dick's Sporting Goods Open and becomes the first two-time winner of the event'
Bryant iced the victory when, leading by one stroke, he sank a 23-foot putt for a birdie on the 18th and final hole. This came after Bradley had hit his approach shot to within six feet of the pin setting up a potential tie-making birdie putt.
For his winning efforts Bryant earned a check for $307.000 He improves his standing in the Charles Schwab Points Cup race moving up to 15th place.
Tom Gillis and Marco Dawson finished tied for third place with -13 totals. Kenny Perry Mark Calcavecchia and Paul Goydos each finished the day at -12 for the tourney.