Los Angeles-born Sahith Theegala, who has full playing rights on the PGA Tour, finished 8th in the second event of the new season, the $ 7 million Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi. The Pepperdine University graduate and 2019 American Collegiate Player of the Year shot 64-67-67 but finished with a 71 for a total of 19-under 269.
Sahith completed the PGA Tour after finishing 4th and 6th in the final two events of the Korn Ferry Tour Finals to complete the previous season. The top 25 Korn Ferry Tour graduates will automatically receive playing rights for the PGA Tour the following year.
Sahith played seven events in the PGA Tour 2021 season and recorded a tie 14th place as best result at the Safeway Open.
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