Piercy depend on for their first victory in Reno - Los Angeles Times

It was the longest seven feet of Scott Piercy lives.

Piercy had the opportunity to two-putt on the 18th green for a title, but pushed his first putt far beyond the hole. Although a seven metre putt more than half of the time is made, this was no guarantee.

However the winning shot links without a doubt, his vacation plans breathe a sigh of relief and cancel the 32-year-old covered the Cup to allow.

Piercy managed only two under 70 on Sunday, but it was enough to post a one shot victory at the Reno-Tahoe open with a final score of 15-under 273.

With the victory an invitation comes to the next week PGA Championship in Atlanta, and Piercy is certainly clear to his schedule.

"I am so excited."I am really, Piercy said in a television interview. "With two-putt - it is not easy." "We had planned next week to holiday, now I have cancel."

18 Was not an easy task for Piercy, his tee shot that in a wedge between a cart path and the accompanying grass blown up. He managed in the fairway and the green in three shots from there impressive in its own right, to get set up the tournament winning putts.

Pat Perez was second at 14-under 274 after a round of 68, but he stumbled late being with bogey at 17 and 18 in the bunker approach. Piercy waited Pérez miss his chance at birdie, before he his shot from the cart way to.

Steve Flesch (68) and Blake Adams (69) was third at 13-under, while Jim Renner (68) took fifth at minus-12. Josh Teater, played in the final pairing with Piercy, shot a 73 ein-Over and bound ready for that at minus-10: 10.

With a two-shot lead and not's give up Piercy in the day, although he was certainly threatened by Perez.

He had a sterling front 9 with three birdies and no bogeys and looked as if he would cruise the title. Headline on the back nine, Piercy had a two-shot lead, a partner Teater and two better than playing better than Perez.

But over the last nine holes, Piercy nary had a birdie, almost costs him dearly.

On the 332-yard-14 Piercy tried reach off tea, but hit a poor shot with three wood and dropped a bogey the par-four. In the meantime of birdied Perez, both the 12 and 13, setting up a tie at the top of the leaderboard with to play four holes.

, Error made but the most expensive on the 17th, his approach on the left side of the Green beat Perez. Not up and down, he was able to get, missing his par putt.

On December 18, Perez had moved again with a birdie, but hit his third into a greenside bunker and ended with a par. After a walk of clubhouse, his scorecard he sign only as Piercy from could observe his clutch putt to win the tournament.

Notes: Piercy was the 11th first-time winner on the PGA Tour this year...Piercy powodok 54-hole cast to win for the first time. He failed in two previous attempts...Only day Löhr (68) had a bogey free round on Sunday...Next week is the PGA Tour Atlanta Athletic Club for the PGA Championship, final major moved year. Martin Kaymer won in 2010.

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Piercy depend on for their first victory in Reno - Los Angeles Times