Every wins Nationwide Tour finale
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Matt Every won the season-ending Nationwide Tour Championship on Sunday to earn a 2010 PGA Tour card with a 10th-place finish on the money list, closing with a 5-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over Michael Sim.
Every earned $180,000 to jump from 49th to 10th on the money list with $300,936, with the top 25 earning PGA Tour cards. The former University of Florida star had a 21-under 267 total on the Daniel Island Club's Ralston Creek Course.
Sim, a three-time winner this year, shot a 69. He earned $108,000 to push his tour-record total to $644,142.
Josh Teater (70) and Steve Wheatcroft (72) tied for third at 13 under.
Every and Wheatcroft were the only players to move into the top 25, with Wheatcroft earning $58,000 to jump from 31st to 20th with $213,165.