/Jordan Spieth charges, but Kevin Kisner holds on to win Colonial by one stroke

Jordan Spieth charges, but Kevin Kisner holds on to win Colonial by one stroke


AP

Published 6:07 p.m. ET May 28, 2017 | Updated 12 hours ago

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Kisner came so close several times before finally winning on the PGA Tour. He now has another victory, withstanding a charge by Jordan Spieth at Colonial, after two more runner-up finishes this year.

“You start questioning if you’re going to win again after a while,” Kisner said. “Everybody was questioning if I was ever going to win. Then I win, and then everybody questions if I was ever going to win again.”

The affirmative answer came Sunday when Kisner birdied the first three holes on the back nine at Hogan’s Alley to go ahead, then finished his 4-under 66 with a clutch par save at the 18th after a wayward tee shot and an approach off the back side of the green and well below the hole.

At 10-under 270, the 33-year-old Kisner finished a stroke ahead of Spieth (65), Sean O’Hair (66) and Jon Rahm (66). He earned a check of just more than $1.2 million, along with the winner’s plaid…

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