Lingmerth wins Memorial in a playoff

2015-lingmerth01-360

DUBLIN, OH (TheSpread) – It took three playoff holes, but David Lingmerth claimed his first PGA victory on Sunday by winning The Memorial Tournament.

View Current Golf Odds

Lingmerth shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to get to -15 for the tournament, which put him in a tie with Justin Rose, who shot an even-par 72 in his final round. The two both made par on the first two playoff holes before a wayward tee shot from Rose opened the door for Lingmerth to win with a par on the third playoff hole.

According to oddsmakers, Lingmerth was a massive long shot to win this weekend, as he had 300/1 odds to claim his first PGA victory. This means that a wager of $100 on him to win will pay out an additional $30,000.

Lingmerth and Rose finished two shots ahead of Jordan Spieth and Francesco Molinari, who each finished at -13 overall. Spieth had a great final round, posting a 7-under 65, while Molinari had a 1-under 71.

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Golf Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Hero World Challenge Predictions The final golf event of 2018 will get start on Thursday morning as some of the best in the world tee off in the Hero World Challenge. Here’s some golfers we like to...
Thumbnail Hero World Challenge Odds Some of the best golfers in the world come together for the final golfing event of 2018 when they compete in the Hero World...
Thumbnail Tiger vs. Phil Prediction Who will come away with the big victory in The Match, a 1-on-1 golf battle between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson this afternoon?...
Thumbnail Tiger vs. Phil Odds A one-on-one match play event decades in the making will finally take place this Friday when Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson square of in The Match. Who is favored to win this...
Thumbnail Mayakoba Golf Classic Predictions The PGA Tour begins play in the Mayakoba Golf Classic on Thursday morning. Here’s three golfers we think should be among the top contenders to win this...