Sunday, May 6, 2012

2012 Wells Fargo Championship from Quail Hollow News, Notes, and Recap from the PGA Tour

Well, another great tournament on the PGA Tour.  Congrats again to Rickie Fowler on the win.  Now for some final wrap up info and notes.

  • Champion Rickie Fowler finished T2 in the field in Driving Accuracy and 2 in total birdies
  • The win comes in Fowler's 72nd start on tour
  • Rickie Fowler becomes the youngest American to win on tour since Anthony Kim
  • Rory McIlroy regains the Number 1 world ranking with his T2 finish and moves ahead of Luke Donald once again
  • McIlroy led the field in driving distance at 330.9 yards
  • Lee Westwood shot a final round 66 for the low round of the day and moved into a T5
  • Runner-up D.A. Points led the field in GIR
  • With the win, Rickie Fowler moves into 15th in the FedEx Cup Standings
  • Fowler also moves into 7th place in the Ryder Cup standings, giving himself a great shot at making his 2nd consecutive Ryder Cup Team
Thanks for reading and check back in this week for news, notes, and predictions from The Players Championship.

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