Date: August 05, 2013
Author: Omnisport

Woodland triumphs at Reno-Tahoe Open

A solid final round has helped American Gary Woodland take out the Reno-Tahoe Open in Nevada on Sunday. Woodland finished the Modified Stableford-scored PGA Tour event with 44 points, nine clear of countryman Jonathan Byrd and Argentine Andres Romero. It marked his second win on the tour and first since March 2011, when he was victorious at the Transitions Championship. Woodland, who set up his win with a 16-point third round, holed four birdies and a bogey to finish the final round with seven points at the Montreux Golf and Country Club. Byrd stormed home as his eagle at the par-five 13th, seven birdies and a bogey saw him claim 18 points and move into second. Romero&aposs eight points saw him finish alongside Byrd with 35 points, two ahead of American Brendan Steele. Americans Dicky Pride and David Mathis ended up with 32 points, one clear of South African Rory Sabbatini and South Korean Seung-Yul Noh. Stuart Appleby (26 points) and Rod Pampling (23) were the best of the Australians, while Nathan Green (20) and Greg Chalmers (20) were also solid.