Putter Change Vaults Creel To Third Win in As Many Years

Sometimes a change is needed to find your game. Wyoming’s, Josh Creel did just that. A new putter allowed Creel to make 28 birdies over the 72-hole New Hope Oklahoma Championship. Enough birdies to win his third APT title in three years.

“I just needed a different look,” Creel said. “The putter had not been working and I decided to try a new putter. The new Scotty Cameron looked good, felt good and certainly made some putts.”

The Win Did Not Come Easy

You’d think after rounds of 63 – 64 – 67and a five-shot lead, the winner may come easy. Well, that was certainly not the case. As 4-time Web.com Tour winner, Nick Flannagan put the pressure on Creel all day. His final round 66 came u one revolution short of a playoff on the 18th hole. Creel needed a seven-footer for par to take home the win and his new putter came through.

Drink From the Cup

After you battle all day to win your first event of the season, an ice cold beer just sounds good. So why not pop a top and drink it from the cup!

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