Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo birdied the second playoff hole to defeat American Adam Schenk and win the PGA Tour’s Charles Schwab Challenge for his first triumph in eight years.
The 30-year-old South American fired a two-under par 68 and despite a closing double bogey finished level with Schenk on eight-under 272 for 72 holes at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
After both parred 18 to begin the playoff, they went to the par-3 16th and Grillo’s tee shot landed just inside five feet.
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Schenk, seeking his first PGA title, missed the green but chipped within three feet only for Grillo to make his putt for the long-sought title.
“It has been such a ride,” Grillo said.
“It makes me think of where I am coming from. It makes me think of my family ……