Argentina’s Angel Cabrera secured his first PGA Tour win since 2009 with a two shot victory over George McNeill in The Greenbrier Classic at The Old White TPC in West Virginia.

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Argentina’s Angel Cabrera secured his first PGA Tour win since 2009 with a two shot victory over George McNeill in The Greenbrier Classic at The Old White TPC in West Virginia.

Cabrera fired an excellent final round of 64 to overtake third round leader Billy Hurley III and hold off McNeill who had closed with a season’s best 61.

The 44-year-old from Argentina, who had no top-10 finishes to his name on the 2014 PGA Tour prior to this event, moved into the lead with consecutive birdies on the 11th and 12th holes. He then holed a full 8-iron for an eagle on the 13th to go three clear.

But with bogeys at the next two holes, his lead over McNeill was cut to just one. A birdie at the par-5 17th gave the Argentinian room to breathe though, and a solid par at the last was sufficient to secure the win.

“The truth of the matter is I just had a great week, and I’ve just been working very hard to get to this moment, and I’m very, very happy,” Cabrera said.

Webb Simpson was another fast finisher at the Greenbrier. He shot a 63 to finish alone in third spot.

Bud Cauley ended the week in a seven-man tie for fourth place. He closed out in style with a hole-in-one on the final hole.

But he missed out on earning a spot in The Open Championship at Royal Liverpool by virtue of his world ranking. The four available places went to George McNeill, Chris Stroud, Cameron Tringale and Billy Hurley III.

The Greenbrier Classic
The Old White TPC, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
Jul 3-6, purse $6,500,000, par 70

1    Angel Cabrera (Arg)    68    68    64    64    264    $1,170,000
2    George McNeill (USA)    70    67    68    61    266    $702,000
3    Webb Simpson (USA)    71    69    67    63    270    $442,000
T4    Keegan Bradley (USA)    67    69    69    66    271    $227,035
T4    Bud Cauley (USA)        69    68    70    64    271    $227,035
T4    Brendon Todd (USA)    71    67    67    66    271    $227,035
T4    Billy Hurley III (USA)    68    63    67    73    271    $227,035
T4    Chris Stroud (USA)    66    66    70    69    271    $227,035
T4    Cameron Tringale (USA) 72    66    64    69    271    $227,035
T4    Wil Wilcox (USA)        68    69    65    69    271    $227,035

Note: Player score in bold signifies Titleist ball usage