Putnam captures Panama Claro in playoff

(AP Photo/George Bridges)

PANAMA CITY (AP) Andrew Putnam won the Panama Claro Championship on Sunday for his second Web.com Tour title, beating Chris Baker with an 18-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.

Putnam closed with a 2-under 68 to match Baker (66) at 13-under 267 at Panama Golf Club.

The 28-year-old former Pepperdine player earned $112,500 to take the money lead with $171,100. The top 25 at the end of the regular season will earn PGA Tour cards for next season.

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