Ryan Armour wins Web.com Tour opener in Panama
PANAMA CITY (AP) Ryan Armour won the Web.com Tour's season-opening Panama Claro Championship on Sunday for his first victory in 217 career starts.
The 40-year-old former Ohio State player closed with a 6-under 64 for a three-stroke victory over Kyle Thompson. Armour finished at 12-under 268 at Panama Golf Club.
Thompson had a 66.
Third-round leader Curtis Thompson shot a 72 to drop into a tie with Martin Flores at 8 under.
Jonathan Byrd (65) and Austin Cook (67) followed at 7 under.
The tour will be in Bogota next week for the Club Colombia Championship. The U.S. schedule will open March 17-20 with the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.
The short headline of this story has been corrected to show that the winner was Ryan Armour, not Ryan Palmer.