Harris English wins Sentry Tournament of Champions

Harris English was more than seven years removed from his most recent PGA Tour title as he stood 268 yards from the pin after a big drive on the par-5 18th hole in Sunday’s final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

A birdie from there would force a playoff with Joaquin Niemann. An eagle would end his victory drought and be the highlight of a long climb out of golf’s abyss.

English rifled a 3-iron to 10 feet.

And then missed his putt.

But his tap-in birdie forced a playoff with Niemann and 15 minutes later at the Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii, English faced a six-foot putt for birdie on the same hole to once again end his drought.

This time he buried it.

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English, who lost his playing status on the PGA Tour after the 2018-19 season when he didn’t record a single top-10 and fell to No. 369 in the world, is now thinking about making the Ryder Cup team and winning a major championship.

English, 31, who finished regulation at 25-under-par 267 with rounds of 65-67-66-69, was emotional after he secured his third PGA Tour title and continued a solid stretch of golf that was just missing an official…

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