Web.com Tour rookie J.J. Spaun rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on No. 18 to surpass Sam Ryder and win the News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot at Fox Den Country Club

 

Web.com Tour rookie J.J. Spaun rolled in a 10-foot birdie putt on No. 18 to surpass Sam Ryder and win the News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot at Fox Den Country Club on Sunday.

Ryder had a chance to force a playoff seconds later, but missed his birdie putt from eight feet.

Spaun finished with a 5-under-par 66 on Sunday, setting the tournament record at 26-under 258.

Ryder finished at 25 under after carding a final-round 68.

Former Tennessee golfer Rick Lamb (67) tied for third with Ryan Brehm (66) at 23 under.