Kevin Chappell made an eight-foot putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday.
Chappell had a four-under-par 68 in the final round to finish at 12 under for the tournament, edging Brooks Koepka at TPC San Antonio to earn his first PGA Tour victory in his 180th career start.
“A big relief,” the 30-year-old said Chappell, who played at UCLA before turning pro in 2008. “There's been quite the monkey on my back for some time now about getting that first win. And to take that off and not have to answer those questions anymore is nice.”
Koepka, a member of the U.S. Ryder Cup team last year, was looking for his second PGA Tour win. He had the...