Bowditch wins Byron Nelson
In Irving, Texas, Steven Bowditch closed with a five-under 64 for a four-shot victory in the AT&T Byron Nelson, winning in the Australian’s adopted home for his second career title — both in Texas.
Bowditch had 27 birdies while becoming the seventh player to lead all four rounds of the event. He finished at 18-under 259 on the rain-altered layout.
Charley Hoffman (65), Texan Jimmy Walker (66) and Scott Pinckney (66) tied for second at 14 under. Zach Johnson shot a 63 to finish alone in fifth at 13 under. Hometown favorite and Masters champion Jordan Spieth finished seven under after an even-par 69.
Playing with Bowditch in the final group, Dustin Johnson brief ly