Golf Cowboy Call-Ups: Wittenberg wins first tournament of season

Trevor Smith

Sports Blogger

@theozoneonline

 

Rickie Fowler

Rickie Fowler is currently in 10th place of the Fed-Ex Cup rankings and sits in ninth in the world rankings. Fowler will look to bounce back at the Masters after finishing 12th at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on March 19. The Masters will take place April 6-9 in Augusta, Georgia.

 

Casey Wittenberg

(Ken Gray, Flickr)

Casey Wittenberg won the Chitimacha Louisiana Open by three shots Sunday. Wittenberg shot a 69 Sunday to finish 21-under and post his first Web.com Tour victory of the year. This win was Wittenberg’s third of his professional career and first since 2012. The win propels him from 87th to fifth place on the Web.com circuit’s money list.

 

Talor Gooch

Talor Gooch tied for fifth place at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open. Gooch shot a 68 in the final round to finish 14-under. This marks Gooch’s best finish of the year, beating his previous best of 10th place at the Panama Claro Championship.

 

Peter Uihlein

Peter Uihlein tied for fifth place at the Puerto Rico Open this past weekend. It was Uihlein’s first PGA tournament of the year after competing in three European tournaments earlier in the season. Uihlein finished 17-under after shooting a final round of 66.

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