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WATCH: How Kevin Kisner Won the Dean & Deluca Invitational

Kevin Kisner held off the likes of Jordan Spieth and Jon Rahm to win his second PGA Tour event. (Photo Credit: Reinhold Matay, USA Today Sports)

In case you haven’t been paying close attention, Kisner has been putting together a solid season that suddenly looks a lot better with his victory at Colonial.

He had already finished runner-up twice this year – tying for second at the Arnold Palmer Invitational then losing with partner Scott Brown in a playoff at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans – but he got it done at Colonial for his second Tour victory (to go with six second-place finishes).

The win will go a long way toward helping Kisner secure a spot on the Presidents Cup team this fall, which would be his first time playing for the United States in a team event.

Kisner secured the win with a gritty par at the finishing hole. After missing the 18th green long, Kisner two-putted from behind the green, holing a five-foot for the win while Spieth, Rahm and O’Hair were waiting to see if they would be in a playoff.

The outcome could have easily flipped. While Kisner faced his five-foot par putt, Rahm missed a nine-foot birdie putt that would have put him in at 10-under par before Kisner closed out his round.

“I’m happy to win any tournament but especially here because I love this place,” Kisner said.

Key birdie at No. 12:

Spieth made a run at winning his second straight Colonial, shooting 65 on Sunday. Though he came up one stroke short, Spieth threw water on any discussion about his recent flat play.

“I was just a couple of lip-outs from having a chance,” said Spieth, who had missed three cuts in four starts before getting back into contention at Colonial.


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