Casey Wittenberg wins Wichita Open
WICHITA, Kan. — Casey Wittenberg won the Wichita Open on Sunday for his second Nationwide Tour victory of the season, closing with a 5-under 66 for a two-stroke victory over Justin Hicks and Jim Herman.
Wittenberg, also the Louisiana Open winner, finished at 18-under 266 at Crestview Country Club. He tied for 10th last week in the U.S. Open.
Wittenberg earned $108,000 to jump from 10th to second on the money list with $240,019. The final top 25 will earn 2013 PGA Tour cards. He also could earn an immediate promotion with a third victory.
Hicks shot a 67, and Herman had a 70.
Richard Scott of Kingsville, Ont., closed with a 67 to finished in a tie for ninth, his best result since a fourth place finish back in April. It was also his second top-10 result of the year.
Bryan DeCorso of Guelph, Ont., carded a final round 69 to finish in a tie for 22nd - his best result of the season and best finish in 10 months on the Nationwide Tour.
Calgary's Ryan Yip had five straight birdies over his last eight holes for a final round 67. It was only his third result of the year and his best finish of the season.
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