Cauley wins Hotel Fitness Championship by 1

Bud Cauley won his first professional tournament on Sunday at the Tour's Hotel Fitness Championship.

Bud Cauley shot a final-round 7-under 65 to claim the Tour’s Hotel Fitness Championship – the first of four tournaments of the Tour finals. This was Cauley’s first professional victory.

The former Alabama standout finished the 72-hole tournament at Sycamore Hills GC in Fort Wayne, Ind., at 20-under 268 with rounds of 66-70-67-65. Colt Knost, who was the 54-hole leader, finished one-back at 19 under.

With his one-shot victory, Cauley regains his PGA Tour card for the 2014-15 season as does Knost.

Other notables in the top 10:

  • David Lingmerth: 64, 14-under 274, T-4
  • Sam Saunders: 72, 14-under 274, T-4
  • Nick Taylor: 66, 12-under 276, T-9
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