Reed Rallies To Earn Spot On US Ryder Cup Team

Reed rallies to earn spot on US Ryder Cup team

LOS ANGELES, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -29th Augst,2016) : Patrick Reed came from behind to win The Barclays on Sunday to claim his fifth USPGA Tour title and a spot on the American Ryder Cup team. The 26-year-old Reed caught and passed 54-hole leader Rickie Fowler who stumbled to the finish by playing his final four holes in three over. Fowler failed to make the US team and will have to rely on a captain's pick when Davis love makes his final four selections in the coming weeks. "It is awesome," said Reed, who earned $1.5 million for his first win of 2016.

"I worked hard with my coach the last couple weeks so it shows I am moving in the right direction. "I am glad I was finally able to close one off.

" Reed finished at nine-under 275 for a one-stroke victory over Sean O'Hair (66) and Argentina's Emiliano Grillo (69), who tied for second. Top-ranked Jason Day of Australia (69) was two strokes back and tied for fourth with Gary Woodland (69) and world number seven Adam Scott of Australia (71) at the Bethpage Black course in Farmingdale, New York. Fowler (74) was three strokes back and tied for seventh with Ryan Moore and Jason Kokrak, who each carded 69s. World number three Jordan Spieth (69) tied for 10th with Justin Thomas (71) at four shots behind. The Barclays marked the start of the PGA Tour playoffs but it also signalled the end of the Ryder Cup qualifying for the Americans.