Robert Streb holds off Kevin Kisner to win RSM Classic in a playoff

Cameron Tringale and Harris English roared through the final round of the RSM Classic on Sunday, each posting 8-under 62 at a windless Sea Island Resort’s Seaside Course to make a run to the top of the leaderboard.

The course could be had on Sunday as 53 of the 65 golfers shot in the 60s on the par-70 layout.

That included third-round leader Robert Streb, who shot a 68, and Kevin Kisner, who fired a 63. After Streb missed a birdie putt on 18, he and Kisner, two former RSM champs, went to a playoff.

After each golfer parred the first playoff hole, Streb almost holed out from the fairway with his second shot on 17, the ball rolling over the left side of the cup and stopping inches away. Kisner flew the green and needed to chip in for birdie to extend the event to a third playoff hole but could not.

Streb tapped in for birdie to nab his first PGA Tour win since he won the RSM in 2014 when the event was called the McGladrey Classic. He shot in the 60s all four days (65-63-67-68) after having done so just three times in 12 rounds this season entering the tournament.

Kisner, who is now 0-for-5 in playoffs, was seeking his fifth win on Tour.

Streb is the first two-time winner of the RSM.

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Tringale finished solo third. Bernd Wiesberger and Andrew Landry finished T-4 at 17 under. English, Camilo Villegas, Kyle Stanley and Zach Johnson finished T-6 at 16 under.

Corey Conners and Patton Kizzire finished T-10 at 15 under.

The PGA Tour is off next week for Thanksgiving. The final official event on the 2020 calendar is Dec. 3-6 at the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico. The QBE Shootout, an unofficial event in Naples, Florida, is Dec. 11-13.

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