Putnam pips Iles in Utah Championship
Michael Putnam won the Utah Championship on Sunday for his first Nationwide Tour title, closing with a 4-under 67 for a three-stroke victory over Bradley Iles of New Zealand and Jhonattan Vegas.
The 27-year-old Putnam finished at 18-under 266 on the Willow Creek Country Club course. Iles finished with a 71 and Vegas shot a 67.
Putnam earned $99,000 to jump from 47th to 15th on the money list with $191,747, with the top 25 at the end of the season earning 2011 PGA Tour cards.