translated from Spanish: Cink wins PGA Napa tournament

American Stewart Cink ended an unstated 11-year drought by winning the PGA Napa tournament on Sunday, his first win since the 2009 British Open.Cink achieved eight birdies and ended up with a 65-stroke, seven-under-par carton at silverado Resort in Napa, California.
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He finished with a total of 267 hits (-21), to take the win by a two-stroke lead over his compatriot Harry Higgs.Cink, 47, acknowledged that he sometimes wondered in the years since beating Tom Watson in a tiebreaker at Turnberry if he would feel the honeys of triumph again. But he kept his nerves on Sunday, after a bogey on the 17th hole, but reduced his lead to a blow with a birdie then on par five on the 18th hole.
«Sometimes I’ve been in a position to do it (win) and I haven’t. This was a really special week when I’ve had a lot of good things in my golf,» Cink stressed.

Cink, who started the day with two strokes of the lead, made birdie on four holes in the first nine holes, contributed birdie in ’11 and drained a 20-foot birdie putt from the edge on the 15.Higgs hole finished second with 269 (-19), followed by Americans Doc Redman, Chez Reavie, Kevni Streelman and Brian Stuard , all tied third with 270 (-18). Argentines Nelson Ledesma and Emiliano Grillo were 23rd and 29th, respectively, with 274 (-14) and 275 (-13) in that order. Mexican Carlos Ortiz finished 46th with 279 hits, for nine under par, while Venezuelan Jhonattan Vegas finished 52nd with 280 strokes (-8).

Cink had a great Sunday day in Napa.

Colombian Camilo Villegas, Argentine Fabián Gómez, Puerto Rican Rafael Campos and Spaniards Sergio García and Rafa Cabrera Bello did not pass the cut of the second round.



Original source in Spanish

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