Australian wins PGA’s Cox Classic in Omaha

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August 26th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Australia’s Bronson La’Cassie won the Cox Classic on Sunday to earn a PGA Tour card with a sixth-place finish on the Web DOT com Tour money list. The former University of Minnesota player beat Matt Bettencourt with a par on the third hole of a playoff. La’Cassie closed with a 4-under 67 to match Bettencourt at 21-under 263 at Champions Run. Bettencourt also finished with a 67.

La’Cassie earned $144,000 to jump from 33rd to sixth on the money list with $255,629. The top 25 after the tournament earned PGA Tour cards for the 2013-14 season. Bettencourt made $$86,400 to finish 16th with $162,877. Michael Putnam topped the list with $450,184. He had a 72 on Sunday to tie for 12th at 14 under.