Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 to cruise to a Colonial win

  • Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 at Colonial 
  • The South Korean-born American opened with a two-shot lead and stayed ahead
  • It was Na’s third career PGA Tour victory, and second in 10 months 
  • Local favorite Jordan Spieth’s strong putting disappeared in a 2-over 72

Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 to cruise to a four-shot victory over Tony Finau at Colonial on Sunday.

The South Korean-born American opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least that many for the final 16 holes after putting his second shot inside 5 feet for birdie at the par-4 second. Na finished 13 under.

Na’s third career PGA Tour victory, and second in 10 months, came after putting himself in contention with a second-round 62, one off the Colonial record. It was his third score at least that good in a span of six on the cozy course made famous by Ben Hogan.

Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 to cruise to a Colonial win

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