Mike Weir ends 13-twelve months drought, wins Insperity Invitational on PGA Tour Champions

In February, Mike Weir used to be in blueprint to do away with for the first time—wherever—in extra 13 years. He led by four shots thru eight holes accurate thru the final spherical on the Cologuard Classic in Tucson, Arizona, but Kevin Sutherland tracked him down to grab away the victory and protect Weir’s winless trudge alive.

On Sunday, on the Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands, Texas, Weir didn’t let every other one hump away.

In his 14th begin on the PGA Tour Champions, Weir snapped a winless trudge that had stretched to 13 years, six months and two days.

John Daly temporarily held a two-shot lead after he eagled the par-5 13th gap but Weir eagled the identical gap a short while later, knotting issues up at 10 underneath. Those two dueled from there but after smoking a force on 18, Daly, taking half in a gap ahead of Weir, came up short on his potential shot and splashed down within the lake in front of the green. He would stop with a double bogey 6 and a final-spherical 69.

Weir, who stuffed several potential shots on Sunday, did so again when he wished to the most on the final gap. He then two-putted for par to seal the do away with by two over Daly, Tim Petrovic and David Toms.

Daly, who turned 55 four days ago, earned his lone Champions do away with on the Insperity four years ago.

Toms used to be attempting to execute it an LSU double on Sunday. Factual a couple hours earlier, Sam Burns earned his first PGA Tour do away with on the Valspar Championship. Toms, a mentor and friend to Burns, shot a final-spherical 71.

The Insperity used to be diminished from 54 holes to 36 with most of Friday and Saturday impacted by heavy rain. It used to be the first Champions match to catch decrease to 36 holes since the 2018 Principial Charity Classic in Des Moines, Iowa. Second-spherical chief Tom Lehman used to be declared the champion there after thunderstorms at some stage within the final day.

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