Herman Wins the Wyndham Championship 2020

Author: Sonali


Jim Herman made it to the Wyndham Championship 2020. He won the tournament from almost missing it dramatically. Jim posted on Saturday a field-best 61 and 63 in Round 4, running the championship with a 21-under-par 259.

In a statement, Herman said, "I'm ecstatic, very emotional. It's tough to put in words what exactly this means. Last summer, winning after some injuries, it was awesome just to be back on tour. And then to prove it again, goodness gracious. I was pretty down last week after Harding Park. I played terribly over the weekend. It just shows you with golf, anything is possible. Get your attitude right, make a few putts, anything can happen."

Third career win on the PGA Tour for Herman.

Through two rounds, he was 4 and was missing only the 2-under-par cut line. In Round 3, Herman gained 3.585 strokes on the field followed by 2.589 strokes on the field in Round 4. Making some putts, he made some swing adjustments.

After this victory, Herman had moved from No. 54 in the FedEx Cup Playoff standings to No. 192. The largest-ever jump to have happened in the regular-season finale. Next week in the city of New Jersey the FedEx Cup Playoffs have been slated to happen.

This is the first since the 2019 Barbasol Championship and the third career win on the PGA Tour for Herman at the age of 42. This season, he has missed as many as the cut in 11 of the 18 events.

42-year-old Herman on finishing at 21-under 259.

After winning the game, he said, "You get old pretty quick out here with the young guys, they make you feel inadequate off the tee, especially long irons. It's mentally frustrating. To overcome it all and get here [with a win] for the third time is pretty amazing."

This was completely an unexpected win which ended with a dramatic finish in North Carolina with Jim Herman taking home the championship. With no expectations of him coming into the picture, Herman came out to be the hero of the Wyndham Championship 2020. He got his third career win on the PGA tour, and it made for him one hell of the dramatic comeback story.

The 42-year-old Herman won by a single stroke. This win had taken him to the No. 54 in the FedEx Cup Playoff standings, which is the largest ever jump in a regular-season finale. Since 2017 Herman hoisted the trophy straight for the third time and second straight season. The third-round leader, Si Woo Kim had a 70 to tie for third at 18 under with Doc Redman (68), Webb Simpson (65) & Kevin Kisner (64). Herman on the other hand had an eagle & two birdies from 59 feet (ca. 18 m) to catch up Kim on his first five holes. Then Herman stuck to No. 17 trailing Horschel by a stroke. Horschel missed a 12-footer for par on 16 and that was when Herman got the lead.

The FedEx Cup Playoffs.

After this, the other thing coming up for the Golf fans are going to be the FedEx Cup Playoffs, which is going to start at TPC Boston this week. After the FedEx Cup Playoffs, it is the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields (Illinois) & the Tour Championship at East Lake (Georgia), we are waiting for. The top five FedEx Cup standings are Justin Thomas (2,458 points), Collin Morikawa (1,902), Webb Simpson (1,878), Bryson DeChambeau (1,657) & Sungjae I’m (1,633).


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