NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — Trey MullinaxHe won the rain-delayed Barbasol Championship on Saturday for his first PGA Tour title. He holled a 15-foot putt from 18th greens edge to win the title Kevin StreelmanBy a stroke.
Mullinax, 30, celebrated the breakthrough putt by a celebratory fist pump. He played 33 holes Sunday and finished at 25-under 263.
Mullinax stated that he was focused for 72 holes. Mullinax stated that she missed a few putter opportunities and told herself to keep putting. She is putting well. I have been hitting my irons perfectly all week, which is probably my strongest part of the game. I knew I was going get that shot a couple times, and I hit the perfect shot at just the right time.
Streelman lost all hope of making it to the playoff when his 9-foot birdie shot rolled right. He settled for par and a score of 67.
Streelman stated, Im frustrated that I hit two incredible shots there on the last two holes and hit both good putts. One of them went, and one of them didn’t.
Mullinax won the last place in the British Open, which starts Thursday. Mullinax, a former Alabama player, also receives spots in the 2023 PGA Championship as well as the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
It was the Barbasol Championships sixth consecutive win, decided by 1 shot or a playoff. Mullinax won his title with three birdies on Mullinaxs backside, and eight overall in his 105th PGA Tour debut. He overcame bogeys on the par-5 6th and 9th holes.
Mullinax and Streelman were locked for several holes, before Streelman made a run for it with a par-3 16th-hole bogey. Streelman quickly got the win with a birdie on 17 to convert a 9 footer.
After two days of rain delays that delayed round play, the weather was finally perfect in central Kentucky. However, it meant that Sunday was long as many of the field had to complete the bulk if a third round suspended in darkness before regrouping for 18 holes.