Patrick Reed’s year-plus drought is over. The 29-year-old golfer has secured his first PGA Tour win since the 2018 Masters.
Reed played consistent golf call weekend, shooting a final day 69 to finish at -16 and edge out Abraham Ancer by one stroke to win The Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J.
Jon Rahm and Harold Varner Jr. shot -14 and tied for third.
This is the second time Reed has won this event, which used to be called The Barclays. He won the 2016 edition at Bethpage Black in New York.
Captain America is a winner at Liberty National. 💯
With a final-round 69, Patrick Reed wins the Northern Trust by one shot for his seventh PGA Tour title and first since the 2018 Masters. pic.twitter.com/t0pmxWNYfT
— Golf Digest (@GolfDigest) August 11, 2019
For his career, Reed has now won seven PGA Tour events.
After mediocre showings at this year’s Masters, PGA Championship and U.S. Open, Reed finished in 10th place at The Open Championship last month. He then tied for 12th at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and 22nd at the Wyndham Championship.
Perhaps this win will not only get him off the schneid but propel him to a strong finish to 2019.