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Abraham Ancer wins playoff at WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational: Results, recaps, highlights from the PGA TOUR

DraftKings Live recaps PGA TOUR golf results from the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.

World Golf Championship-FedEx St Jude Invitational - Final Round Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Below, DK Live recaps some of the most noteworthy PGA TOUR performances for the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. To see the entire leaderboard and receive push notifications for breaking PGA TOUR news, download the DK Live app. You can also get immediate golf news by following DK Live on Twitter at @dklive.


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Round 4 Recap — Sunday

Abraham Ancer wins WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

Sunday gave us a thrilling finish at TPC Southwind. When it was all said and done, Ancer ($8,300; 123 DKFP) emerged with the win after defeating Sam Burns ($6,900; 114 DKFP) and Hideki Matsuyama ($9,400; 122.5 DKFP) on the second hole of a three-way playoff. Matsuyama shot the lowest round of the day at seven under while Burns fired a six-under to get into the playoff. The win was Ancer’s first on the PGA TOUR after posting strong results over the past few seasons, including six top-10 finishes this season. He had three birdies and one bogey in the final found after climbing into contention with a 62 on Friday. Ancer birdied the final hole while Matsuyama missed a long par putt and Burns missed a short putt to extend the playoff. — Zach Thompson

Harris English stumbles on back nine, fails to make playoff

Harris English ($7,600; 112.5 DKFP) was trying to become the first three-time winner on the PGA TOUR this season and complete a wire-to-wire victory at the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. It all unraveled for English on the back nine, though, as he double-bogeyed the two par 3s and shot a five-over by also bogeying the relatively easy par-5 No. 16. English needed a birdie on the final hole to join the playoff, but he made par to finish solo-fourth after leading by himself after each of the first three rounds. English’s playing partner in the final pairing also struggled Sunday, as Bryson DeChambeau ($9,500; 100.5 DKFP) shot a six-over on the back nine to sink to a tie for eighth. — Zach Thompson


Round 3 Recap — Saturday

Harris English carries two-shot lead into final round at WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

English ($7,600; 115 DKFP) took care of business on Saturday, shooting a five-under 65 to maintain his two-shot lead at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational heading into Sunday’s final round. The American has led since Thursday afternoon and will look for the wire-to-wire win, now standing at -18 for the week. Saturday was his first bogey-free round, which began with seven pars and ended with five birdies in the final 11 holes. That gives him 19 on the week, to go along with an eagle and just three bogeys, much to the delight of the 24.5% of lineups in the DraftKings $1M Pitch + Putt contest which included him. Bryson DeChambeau ($9,500; 99 DKFP) had a 63 to vault into a tie for second with Cameron Smith ($8,200; 98.5 DKFP). — Kenny Ducey

Jordan Spieth, Bryson DeChambeau vault up leaderboard Saturday at WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

Spieth ($10,400; 72.5 DKFP) sat at an underwhelming even par following the first two rounds, but made his mark on moving day, carding a 7-under 63 at TPC Southwind. He started with three birdies on the front nine, then after bogeying hole 12, Spieth fired off three straight birdies and an eagle. The three-time major winner moved up to T17 on the leaderboard and his 63 tied the low round of Saturday with Bryson DeChambeau ($9,500; 99 DKFP). The bomber recorded eight birdies and only one bogey during the third round and is -16 overall for the tournament, which is only two shots off current leader Harris English ($7,600; 115 DKFP). — Alex Hunter


Round 2 Recap — Friday

Harris English holds two-shot lead at WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

After firing off an eight-under 62 on Thursday, tying his career-low on the PGA TOUR, English ($7,600; 90.5 DKFP) remained hot Friday, carding a five-under 65. The 32-year-old recorded three birdies and an eagle during his second round, and at -13, English now has a two-shot advantage heading into the weekend, as he seeks his second career win at TPC Southwind. English was one of the most popular DFS plays of the week, with a 24.6% ownership level in DraftKings $300K Drive the Green GPP. Meanwhile, Cameron Smith ($8,200; 74.0 DKFP) and Abraham Ancer ($8,300; 73.0 DKFP), both tied for second, were far less chalky, both garnering less than 15% ownership. — Alex Hunter

Abraham Ancer and Cameron Smith go low Friday at WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

Ancer ($8,300; 73.0 DKFP) and Smith ($8,200; 74.0 DKFP) both entered the day five shots off the lead, but they have cut the deficit to just two heading into the weekend. Both players tied for the lowest round on the golf course, firing an eight-under 62. Ancer came out of the gates red-hot, birding each of the first three holes, and he ultimately finished with a bogey-free round. Smith also went bogey-free to go along with six birdies and one eagle. They’re now tied for second place at 11-under-par for the tournament, which gives them a legit shot heading into the weekend. Leader Harris English ($7,600; 90.5 DKFP) is the betting favorite to win the tournament at +275, but Ancer (+550) and Smith (+750) aren’t far behind. — Matt LaMarca


Round 1 Recap — Thursday

Harris English leads WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational after one round

To say English ($7,600; 65 DKFP) got off to a hot start is an understatement. He went from NBA Jam “He’s heating up” to “He’s on fire!” English birdied the first four holes of the day, took a one-hole break then birdied three of the next four holes on the front nine. The back nine wasn’t as kind as he bogeyed two of the first three holes, but he bounced back and finished the round with birdies on three of the final four holes. He ended the day shooting an eight-under, which gives him a two-stroke lead heading into Friday. DK Sportsbook has English at +500 to win it all. That’s good for the 24.46% of lineups that rostered him in the $1M Pitch + Putt. — Stan Son

Four golfers tied for second after first day of WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

After the opening round, the top of the leaderboard is littered with golfers priced below $7,000. Jim Herman ($6,000; 45.5 DKFP), Carlos Ortiz ($6,700; 47 DKFP), Ian Poulter ($7,000; 47 DKFP) and Matthew Wolff ($6,800; 48.5 DKFP) all shot a six-under, two shots behind leader Harris English ($7,600; 65 DKFP). Herman racked up seven birdies with one bogey, Ortiz and Poulter both had an unblemished round with six birdies while Wolff had seven birdies with one bogey, but he had two streaks of three. DK Sportsbook has Wolff at +1600 to win the tournament with Poulter at +2000, Ortiz at +2200 and Herman way down at +5000. — Stan Son


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