Golf

Raleigh's Hadley wins Rex Hospital Open

Posted June 23, 2013
Updated June 24, 2013

— Raleigh native Chesson Hadley shot a 64 on Sunday for a two-stroke victory at the Web.com Tour's Rex Hospital Open.

Hadley began the day five strokes behind third-round leader Danny Lee but finished at 19-under 265 and earned $112,500 for his first win on the tour. The win also secures a spot for Hadley on the PGA Tour in 2014.

"I never thought about winning this tournament," he said. "I didn't think I had a chance. I just wanted to hold things together, try to make a few birdies and hope I could take a step closer to the big goal, which is playing on the PGA Tour.

Hadley — who played at Georgia Tech — had five birdies on the back nine at TPC Wakefield and nearly eagled the par-4 18th to overtake Lee.

Lee took a four-stroke lead into his final round and led most of the day, but bogeyed two of his final four holes and finished at 267.

Edward Loar (68) finished at 268 while Ben Martin (66) and Josh Broadway (69) were at 269.

Wake Forest graduate Len Mattiace fired a four-under round Sunday and finished tied for seventh.

Hadley, who held a two-round lead, fell back Saturday despite posting a 69.

1 Comment

Please to add a comment.

Newest First
View all
  • Hokies94 Jun 23, 7:51 p.m.

    A 64 is out there. This young pup is on his way to the real Tour one day. I look forward to tracking his career. Golf on WRAL is kinda slow at times.

  • ACC: Clemson at NC State

    Wednesday at 9:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: NC State at Georgia Tech

    Saturday at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Arkansas at Florida

    Saturday at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • PGA: Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Saturday at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • HSBB: Broughton at Leesville Road

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on 620am

  • NHL: Hurricanes vs. Tampa Bay

    Tomorrow at 7:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • ACC: Duke at Notre Dame

    Wednesday at 7:30 pm on 620am

  • ACC: NC State vs. Clemson

    Wednesday at 9:00 pm on WRAL-FM

Scoreboard
Local
2nd
NCCU 29
DELST 36
 
2nd
UNC 45
SYR 47
 
7:30pm Tonight
BRK 0
POR 0
7:30pm Tonight
NYK 0
SAC 0
1st
OKC 2
MIN 4
 
1st
MEM 5
ORL 2
 
1st
NOP 4
PHI 4
 
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
BOS
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
DEN
2nd
AMER 31
ARMY 37
 
2nd
OU 35
CLST 34
 
2nd
NCCU 29
DELST 36
 
2nd
PBY 34
HIGH 34
 
2nd
UNC 45
SYR 47
 
2nd
DET 30
WRST 35
 
1st
NCAT 16
COPST 15
 
1st
SCST 18
HAMP 21
 
1st
COOK 23
HOW 18
 
Half
NWST 41
NICST 25
 
1st
NO 15
CARK 2
 
1st
CAMP 8
GWEBB 3
 
8:00pm Tonight
FAM
MDES
 
1st
INCWORD 7
MCNST 13
 
1st
SAV 10
NORST 7
 
8:00pm Tonight
ABCHRIST
SHSU
 
8:00pm Tonight
LAM
STEPH
 
1st
SELA 9
TAMCC 12
 
1st
VALPO 15
UWMIL 3
 
8:30pm Tonight
ALAAM
ALCOR
 
8:30pm Tonight
ALAST
SOUTH
 
9:00pm Tonight
ARKPB
PVU
 
9:00pm Tonight
ISU
TEX
9:00pm Tonight
MVSU
TXSOU