Who has earned a 3-win promotion to TOUR?
Wesley Bryan becomes 11th player in Web.com Tour history to earn instant promotion
August 07, 2016
By Staff, PGATOUR.COM
- August 07, 2016
- Wesley Bryan becomes the first Web.com Tour player to win three times in a season since Carlos Ortiz in 2014. (Kevin Prise/PGA TOUR)
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Wesley Bryan stared adversity in the face time and again throughout the week at the Digital Ally Open, and each time he responded with the tenacity of a champion.
It's that type of spirit that has served Bryan well throughout the Web.com Tour season. Hence, he emerged as a winner for the third time, posting 20-under total at Nicklaus GC at LionsGate and then defeating J.T. Poston with a birdie on the second playoff hole.
Bryan becomes the 11th player in Web.com Tour history to earn an instant promotion to the PGA TOUR since the inception of the policy in 1997.
Here's a look at all players who have earned the three-win promotion.
Player Year Events Won Date of Promotion Wesley Bryan 2016 Chitimacha Louisiana Open, El Bosque Mexico Championship, Digital Ally Open August 7 Carlos Ortiz 2014 Panama Claro Championship, El Bosque Mexico Championship, WinCo Foods Portland Open August 24 Michael Sim 2009 Stonebrae Classic, BMW Charity Pro-Am, Christmas in October Classic August 23 Nick Flanagan 2007 Henrico County Open, BMW Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs, Xerox Classic August 19 Jason Gore 2005 National Mining Association Pete Dye Classic, Scholarship America Showdown, Cox Classic August 7 Tom Carter 2003 Samsung Canadian PGA Championship, Price Cutter Charity Championship, Alberta Calgary Classic August 31 Patrick Moore 2002 Richmond Open, Lake Erie Charity Classic, Tour Championship October 27 Pat Bates 2001 Siouxland Open, Shreveport Open, Tour Championship October 28 Chad Campbell 2001 Richmond Open, Permian Basin Open, Monterey Peninsula Classic October 7 Heath Slocum 2001 Greater Cleveland Open, Knoxville Open, Omaha Classic August 5 Chris Smith 1997 Upstate Classic, Dakota Dunes Open, Omaha Classic August 10