Brendon Todd matched the low round of the day, 66, and won the Byron Nelson Championship at the TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas, and claimed his first PGA Tour victory. Todd grew up in Western Pennsylvania and first played at Rolling Hills Country Club.
With his win Todd joined a short list of golfers with roots in the region who have won on the PGA Tour.
The following group is headed by Arnold Palmer with over 60 tour wins and seven professional major championships.
The others include:
Bobby Cruikshank, Chartiers, 20 on the forerunner of the PGA Tour, all before he moved here in 1950
Jock Hutchison, Schenley Park, 14 including the PGA and British Open
Jay Hebert, Oakmont and Kahkwa, six
Rocco Mediate, Greensburg, five
Lionel Hebert, Kahkwa, four
Jerry McGhee, Oak Tree, four
Jim Simons, Butler, three
Lew Worsham, Oakmont, two, including 1947 US Open
Johnny Bulla, Westmoreland, 1941 Los Angeles Open
Mike Nicolette, Pleasant Valley, 1983 Bay Hill
Jim Ferree, Westmoreland, 1958 Vancouver
Missy Berteotti, Valley Brook, Nevillewood, 1993 Ping Welch’s