by Publisher CoachellaValley | January 24, 2021 9:32 pm
LA QUINTA, CA – PGA TOUR – FINAL ROUND
Si Woo Kim wins The American Express for his third TOUR title, by just one stroke taking home $1,206,000.
The overall prize money payout on Sunday at The American Express is $6.7 million with the winner taking $1.2M in La Quinta, California today.
Final Round Weather: Mostly sunny. High of 64. Wind NW 7-14 mph.
Kim wrapped up his third bogey-free round of the tournament — all on the Pete Dye-designed Stadium Course — with a two-putt par on the 18th to finish at 23-under 265 in this event long hosted by Bob Hope. Kim won by just one stroke over Patrick Cantlay.
“I just tried to focus on my game,” Kim said. “I didn’t even know I had a bogey-free round today.”
Kim joined Collin Morikawa as the only PGA TOUR players under 26 years old with three tournament wins.
Note: PGA WEST Pete Dye Stadium Course for third and final rounds Final-Round Leaderboard:
Si Woo Kim 66-68-67-64—265 (-23)
Patrick Cantlay 69-71-65-61—266 (-22)
Cameron Davis 68-70-66-64—268 (-20)
Tony Finau 68-66-67-68—269
Things to know • Si Woo Kim posts 8-under 64 to win by one stroke over Patrick Cantlay after going bogey free in three rounds on the PGA WEST Pete Dye Stadium Course, including his final 36 holes •
Kim collects his third career PGA TOUR victory and first since THE PLAYERS Championship 2017, a span of 1,352 days
• Patrick Cantlay beats the course record by two strokes with an 11-under 61 and ties the best score in relation to par in the final two rounds of a 72-hole event on TOUR (18-under)
• Cameron Davis secures his best career PGA TOUR finish with a bogey-free 8-under 64
• 54-hole co-leader Tony Finau opens with two birdies but cards a 4-under 68 in search of his second PGA TOUR victory
• Defending champion Andrew Landry finished T64 at 1-under
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