Michael Thompson birdied two of the last three holes Sunday and earned a two-stroke victory in the 3M Open, earning him his second PGA Tour win in seven years.
Thompson’s best previous finish in this delayed 2020 season was a tie for eighth at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut, and he missed the cut in his last start at the Workday Charity Open in Ohio two weeks ago.
With Sunday’s win, Thompson secured a spot in the U.S. Open and also earned a prize of $1,188,000, nearly 12% of his career earnings on the tour. Thompson came into the tournament ranked 218 in the world, will now be eligible to compete at next month’s PGA Championship in San Francisco.
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