Casey Wittenberg wins Louisiana Open

Casey Wittenberg
Casey Wittenberg ( Getty Images )

Sunday, March 25, 2012

BROUSSARD, La. — Casey Wittenberg won the Louisiana Open on Sunday for his first Nationwide Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for an eight-stroke victory.

The 27-year-old former Oklahoma State player opened with round of 66, 66 and 63 and finished at 24-under 260 at Le Triomphe Country Club. He earned $90,000.

Fabian Gomez, Chris Riley and Paul Claxton tied for second. Gomez shot 65, Riley 67, and Claxton 68. readers: We value your input and welcome your comments, but please be respectful in this forum.