Justin Harding banked a lucrative top 10 after a final round 65 at the AT&T Byron Nelson on Sunday where Sung Kang broke through into the winner’s circle.
The South African, enjoying a prolonged spell in the US after his Masters debut, backed up his third round 64 with a flawless 65 to move up six places.
Harding was enjoying a good day, and that got better when he chipped in for a 3 on the 471-yard par-4 11th.
It was a case of lucky 13 again as he stroked home another from that range on the 220-yard par-3 12th for his third under-par hole in a row as he moved to 5-under for the round.
Now firmly inside the top 50 in the world, Harding ended his day with a birdie on the 16th hole.
Branden Grace did not enjoy such a fruitful day as his 73 saw him drop down 27 places to share 63rd place.
At the top, Kang eventually broke away from playing partners Matt Every and Scott Piercy to win his first TOUR event in 159 career starts, shooting a final-round 4-under 67 to win by two. The victory moves Kang to 21st in the FedExCup standings, and also improves his resume as a potential International Team member for this year’s Presidents Cup.
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