SATOSHI KODAIRA WINS RBC HERITAGE WITH FINAL-ROUND 66

Satoshi Kodaira posted a final-round 66 at Harbour Town, and then beat Si Woo Kim on the third playoff hole to capture the 2018 RBC Heritage.

Kodaira finished his final day on Hilton Head with seven birdies against two bogeys to reach 12-under par.

PRO-FILE
Nationality: Japan
Height: 5′ 8″
Weight: 154 lb
Birthdate: September 1, 1989 (age 28)
Native: Tokyo, Japan

FINAL SCORES
1 Satoshi Kodaira -12 (73-63-70-66)
2 Si Woo Kim -12 (68-65-68-71)
3 Luke List -11 (70-64-67-72)
4 Bryson DeChambeau -11 (68-64-75-66)
5 Billy Horschel -10 (66-69-67-72)
5 Webb Simpson -10 (69-68-69-68)

THE FOUR ROUNDS
After Round 1: T82 +2 (73)
After Round 2: T13 -6 (63)
After Round 3: T12 -7 (70)
After Round 4: 1st -12 (66)

KODAIRA’S STATS
Driving: 271.6 yards
Fairways: 75% (42/56)
Greens: 68.1% (49/72)
Putting: 1.735
Scores: 19 Birdies, 46 Pars, 7 Bogeys

VICTORIES
PGA Tour: 1
2018 RBC Heritage

Japan Tour: 6
2017 Mitsui Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters
2017 Top Cup Tokai Classic
2016 Bridgestone Open
2015 Japan Open
2014 Dunlop Srixon Fukushima Open
2013 Japan Golf Tour Championship

MONEY
With his win, Kodaira earned $1,206,000. As a non-member of the PGA Tour, he was awarded no points.

WORLD RANKING

Kodaira received 52 OWGR points, and will move from No. 46 to No. 25 in the Official World Golf Rankings following this victory.

Harbour Town RBC Heritage Satoshi Kodaira

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Tom Gorman, a Boston-based golf writer, is a longtime member of the Golf Writer's Association of America. Tom is a member at White Cliffs CC (Plymouth, MA) and Fiddlesticks CC (Ft. Myers, FL). Email can be sent to teetalktom@aol.com.

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