Jarred Garcia looked forward to finishing the APGA Tour Black History Month Classic on Sunday, throwing three birdies in the last five holes at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Fla., And winning a one shot. Garcia, who has won for the first time since 2019, cashed in a first place prize of $ 7,695 for his efforts.
Garcia of Jacksonville, Fla., Finished the event 6 under after rounds 70-68. Landon Lyons, co-winner of the first tournament of the year and winner of the APGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open Invitational at Torrey Pines last month, came just ahead of his candidacy for a third consecutive victory. He finished at 5 cents.
Garcia, 31, is a graduate of the University of North Florida who held PGA TOUR Latinoamerica status.
“I found something in my swing and these last three days are the best I’ve ever hit the ball, I think ever,” said Garcia, who plans to play the full schedule on the APGA Tour. “The courses we play are incredible. The tour took a huge leap. Thanks to the APGA Tour, I am now playing with clubs equipped for the first time.
From there, the APGA Tour heads north to St. Augustine, Florida for the APGA Tour at the World Golf Village March 21-23.