Spaun Takes Texas Open for 1st PGA Win, 1st Trip to Masters
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — J.J. Spaun won his first PGA Tour event — and his first trip to the Masters — by firing a final-round 69 at the Valero Texas Open. In his 147th PGA Tour start, Spaun survived a double-bogey start to his round by recording five birdies with no bogeys to finish at 13-under at TPC San Antonio. It gave him a two-shot margin over Matt Kuchar and Matt Jones. Adam Hadwin, Beau Hossler, Charles Howell III and Troy Merritt tied for fourth at 10-under. The 31-year-old Spaun closed with four straight pars. His previous best finish on tour was runner-up in 2018 at the RSM Classic.