Tony Finau Closes Out the Rocket Mortgage Classic With Five Stroke Victory

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Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, MI — July 30, 2022

Rounds in the 60s were the order of the day for most of the field remaining in the Rocket Mortgage Classic on the final day of play from the Detroit Golf Club. Joohyung Kim shot a final round of 63 to finish the tournament at 18 under par. Unfortunately for Kim, the leaders began the day at 21 under and it is unlikely they will back up to the point of allowing a low score for the day to make it into contention.

Kim was the biggest mover up to the top of the leaderboard, gaining 17 positions to finish seventh. Taylor Moore’s 66 moved him into the sixth position at -19, Stephan Jaeger carded four rounds in the 60s and took the fifth spot at 20 under-par.

Tied to Start the Round

Tony Finau and Taylor Pendrith began the day tied for the lead at 21 under, four strokes ahead of the field. The expected battle for the title never materialized. Pendrith bogeyed the second hole while Finau continued his streak of bogey-free golf and carded two birdies on the front nine.

Another Finau birdie on the 10th pushed the lead to three strokes. His string of 64 holes without carding a bogey stopped with a four and on the par three 11th. Three more birdies to finish out his round locked up the championship for Finau.

Finau wins the Rocket Mortgage Classic / Photo Courtesy of Getty Images

Pendrith never found the magic from his first three rounds and finished the day at even par. Patrick Cantlay with a six-under-par 66 and Cameron Young’s 68 moved them into a tie for second at 21 under.

Finau’s five-stroke margin of victory allowed him to capture his second PGA Tour event in a row and moved him up to 17th in the 2022 FedExCup standings.

Final Results of The Rocket Mortgage Classic from the Detroit Golf Club

Position Player To Par Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
1 Tony Finau -26 64 66 65 67 262
T2 Patrick Cantlay -21 70 65 66 66 267
T2 Cameron Young -21 71 63 65 68 267
T2 Taylor Pendrith -21 64 65 66 72 267
5 Stephan Jaeger -20 67 68 65 68 268
6 Taylor Moore -19 67 71 65 66 269
7 Joohyung Kim -18 69 72 66 63 270
T8 Wyndham Clark -17 69 68 69 65 271
T8 J.J. Spaun -17 69 71 66 65 271
T10 Matt Wallace -16 66 71 69 66 272
T10 Charley Hoffman -16 67 69 69 67 272
T10 Russell Henley -16 69 65 70 68 272
T10 Scott Stallings -16 70 65 67 70 272
T14 Troy Merritt -15 68 72 68 65 273
T14 Cam Davis -15 68 73 65 67 273
T14 Si Woo Kim -15 67 68 68 70 273
T17 Jason Day -14 69 70 69 66 274
T17 Vince Whaley -14 68 71 68 67 274
T17 Chris Kirk -14 68 69 67 70 274
T20 Will Zalatoris -13 70 71 69 65 275
T20 Callum Tarren -13 67 69 73 66 275
T20 Cameron Champ -13 66 75 67 67 275
T20 Kurt Kitayama -13 67 72 67 69 275
T24 Hayden Buckley -12 72 68 69 67 276
T24 Sam Ryder -12 67 69 72 68 276
T24 Ben Martin -12 69 71 68 68 276
T24 Max Homa -12 72 68 67 69 276
T24 Michael Thompson -12 66 71 69 70 276
T24 Adam Svensson -12 69 68 67 72 276
T30 Brandon Wu -11 69 69 72 67 277
T30 Bo Hoag -11 71 68 71 67 277
T30 Justin Lower -11 67 69 73 68 277
T30 Richy Werenski -11 70 66 72 69 277
T30 Henrik Norlander -11 67 74 66 70 277
T30 Nick Watney -11 67 72 67 71 277
T30 Brendan Steele -11 69 69 67 72 277
T37 Adam Scott -10 69 66 78 65 278
T37 Adam Hadwin -10 70 69 72 67 278
T37 David Lipsky -10 67 74 70 67 278
T37 Seth Reeves -10 71 67 72 68 278
T37 Trey Mullinax -10 71 70 69 68 278
T37 Russell Knox -10 71 70 69 68 278
T37 Sung Kang -10 69 69 70 70 278
T44 Lee Hodges -9 66 66 77 70 279
T44 Keegan Bradley -9 72 69 68 70 279
T44 Patrick Rodgers -9 69 71 68 71 279
T44 KK Limbhasut -9 70 68 68 73 279
T44 Tyler Duncan -9 70 70 65 74 279
T49 Luke Donald -8 70 70 74 66 280
T49 Rory Sabbatini -8 69 72 72 67 280
T49 Kiradech Aphibarnrat -8 67 71 74 68 280
T49 Jhonattan Vegas -8 68 71 73 68 280
T49 Roger Sloan -8 70 69 70 71 280
T49 Kevin Streelman -8 71 69 69 71 280
T49 Chris Gotterup -8 70 71 67 72 280
T49 Zach Johnson -8 67 69 69 75 280
T57 Cameron Tringale -7 71 69 73 68 281
T57 Doc Redman -7 69 71 73 68 281
T57 Ryan Brehm -7 69 70 72 70 281
T57 David Lingmerth -7 71 70 70 70 281
T57 John Huh -7 67 69 74 71 281
T57 Austin Cook -7 69 69 72 71 281
T57 Nate Lashley -7 68 73 69 71 281
T57 Wesley Bryan -7 70 70 69 72 281
T57 Stewart Cink -7 68 66 74 73 281
T57 Sahith Theegala -7 68 67 73 73 281
T67 Bo Van Pelt -6 70 70 69 73 282
T67 Danny Willett -6 70 68 69 75 282
T69 Beau Hossler -5 71 70 72 70 283
T69 Chris Naegel -5 68 73 72 70 283
T69 Austin Smotherman -5 68 68 74 73 283
T69 Webb Simpson -5 66 73 70 74 283
73 Peter Malnati -4 71 70 72 71 284
74 Patton Kizzire -2 71 69 74 72 286
75 William McGirt -1 71 70 74 72 287