Web.com Tour Recap: Joey Garber checks out of Rex Hospital Open with victory

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Web.com Tour Recap: Joey Garber checks out of Rex Hospital Open with victory

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Web.com Tour Recap: Joey Garber checks out of Rex Hospital Open with victory

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What: Rex Hospital Open
Where: TPC Wakefield Plantation, Raleigh, N.C.
Winner: Joey Garber
Money: $117,000
Score: 18-under 266
Buzz: Garber began the final round three shots off the lead and rallied with a 5-under 66 to secure the victory. Playing in the final pairing, the Web.com Tour rookie made three consecutive birdies at holes No. 2-4 and finished strong with birdies at 15 and 16. It’s the first professional victory for the 26-year-old Georgia graduate, who was ranked No. 1 in the country for much of his senior season and earned first-team Golfweek All-American honors. Garber finished T-30 at the 2017 Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament to secure status this season. He has two additional top-10 finishes on the year and has made the cut in 8 of 13 starts. … Hank Lebioda and Scott Langley finished T-2 at 17 under, while 54-hole leader Michael Johnson finished T-4 after shooting even-par 71 in the final round.

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