Homa takes the Farmers Open from behind

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La Jolla, CA – On a strange day the leader group just couldn’t find their rhythm all round. Playing in the second to last group Max Homa snatched the Farmers Open 2023 Championship shooting a final round 66 (-13). He left the leaders

Now with this win Homa has won 4 tournaments in California with 2 more wins added to his total. The field was even and fugitively behind him all day during this round.

Max Homa teeing off on hole 5 during round 3 on Friday at Torrey Pines South Course in San Diego. (Photo by Jevone Moore)

“It was cool, I’m not going to cry.” Said Homa, “It’s a ton of patience and a lot of confidence.”

Sam Ryder held on till a out of play ball at the 15th hole that resulted in double bogey (6). He was forced to lay up but caught a bad break with non favorable line. This led to a three-stroke change and major shift for today’s championship.

“It’s a hard golf course, I just had to keep hitting putts and making shots.” said Homa, “I’m very proud of myself and my team.”

Ryder during round 2 on Thursday at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. (Photo by Jevone Moore)

The final group Ryder tied 4th at (-9) shooting a final round 75, Jon Rahm tied for 7th with (-8) shooting a 74 and Tony Finau (-7) with a round of 73. They were +6 as a group in this final round.

“But just didn’t get it done.” said Ryder, “I battled pretty hard, I just couldn’t really get confident on the greens.”

After the round Homa could not beaming with that smile touching the crowd and signing away for the fans. The kids were all reaching at the gate loving that he was signing autographs for the fans.

Homa took advantage of the par 3 today scoring birdies to help push his relentless mentality on his round to finish on top and collect the Trophy and a 500 points of FedEx points for this season competition sitting in No. 2 spot.

LA JOLLA, CA – January 26 Farmers Open during round 2 on Thursday at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. (Photo by Jevone Moore)

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