China”s Carl Yuan Yechun carded a final-round 70 at the RSM Classic on Sunday to miss out on a top-125 finish in the FedExCup Fall standings by a mere point and lose his full PGA Tour card.
Afterward, Yuan vowed to learn from the mistakes of his rookie season on the elite circuit.
The 26-year-old Yuan finished behind 125th-ranked Troy Merritt, who secured the final PGA Tour card for next season which comes with exemptions into all “Full Field “events and The Players Championship. The young Chinese had started the day in a share of 55th place at Sea Island in Georgia and traded four birdies against four bogeys to finish tied-68th.
He put up a…