Kodaira wins Heritage in a playoff

Smith Stays Hot At Hilton Head

Will be updated. With AP Photos. After coming from six shots back at the start of the day, the victor rolled in a birdie putt of 24 feet, 6 inches at the par-3 17th hole, the third hole of a sudden-death playoff, and watched as Kim failed to match him with a long birdie attempt of his own.

Bryson DeChambeau reacts after hitting his shot out from the rough and into the bunker on the second green during the third round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., on Saturday.

Kodaira is not a first-time victor overall, though, as he has captured six titles on the Japan Golf Tour.

"This really is what I had been dreaming about", Kodaira, that tied for 28th at a week's U.S. Pros, claimed via a biography. "And having this opportunity to play [the PGA TOUR] fulltime is a dream come true". "I played the golf course pretty good tee to green".

Kodaira defeated Si Woo Kim on the third playoff hole, rolling in a 25-foot birdie on the par-3 17th hole, then punching his fist in celebration.

Kodaira's relentless grind to the top won the day. "I will probably not wear it regularly", he said through an interpreter, sending a burst of laughter through the winner's press conference. Luke List was unable to find a groove as well, winding up at 11 under for the tournament after carding a one-over 72 in the final round.

Overnight leader Poulter was two off the pace at the turn but saw his challenge end on the back nine, where the Englishman posted four bogeys in a five-hole stretch on his way to a four-over 75 to end the week tied-seventh. He'll be exempt on the PGA Tour through the 2019-20 season. But the 22-year-old faltered over his final nine holes of regulation with three bogeys to fall into the tie with Kodaira.

Kim struggled with his putter as he missed an eight-footer for birdie at the 13th, three-putted the 15th for bogey and squandered another chance from inside 10 feet at the par-four next.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins - 4/16/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
After a plucky two periods in Game 1, Colorado wasn't able to keep pace with the Nashville Predators in the final frame. On this night, that player was David Pastrnak , who had a hat trick and six points total Saturday.

Another Whiteout: Winnipeg Jets' flight to Minnesota rerouted due to blizzard
Connor Hellebuyck wasn't laying any blame for missing out on a shutout in his first National Hockey League playoffs by 45 seconds. He had a team-high five shots on goal in Game 1 and added three more in Game 2. "That was a great play on Stastny's goal".

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti appreciates people for dismissing 'communal forces'
He rejected reports that there was any pressure from his alliance partner PDP for withdrawal of the two ministers. A meeting of Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) is also being held in Srinagar today to discuss the situation.

Kim thought the increased winds slowed down the greens, making putts more hard on the final nine holes. "I tried my best and the putts didn't drop", Kim said. "It is what it is". He has one more important goal to accomplish, though, at the RBC Heritage before any time off.

Playing Harbour Town for the first time, Kodaira opened with a 73, then followed with the tournament's best round of the week, 63, on Friday.

Down to his final try to reach Augusta National, Poulter needed a birdie on the 72nd hole to force a playoff with Beau Hossler.

DeChambeau, that held the lead but imploded to take a seat shots back, blended two bogeys using seven birdies, including a person at each one of the last 4 holes. Kim shot a 3-over 38 on the back nine that included three bogeys, six pars and a whole handful of missed putts that would have won him the tournament.

Dustin Johnson finished with his best round of the week, a 67, and tied for 16th, ensuring that he will stay at No. 1 in the world for at least the next two weeks.

Kodaira got his final round off to an excellent start, birdieing the first three holes.

Due to the possibility of strong afternoon thunderstorms on Sunday, the final round will feature threesomes going off split tees starting at 7 a.m. ET (1100 GMT).

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Ideye Starts As Malaga Lose At Home To Real Madrid
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:27
The Real Madrid boss is without just one first-team player, with Nacho recovering from a thigh injury he picked up last month. We work very hard to be in top form and we deserve everything that we have accomplished over the past few seasons.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bon Jovi reunited for Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:27
The well-known rock group began gaining popularity in the "80s and acquired their first Hall of Fame nomination in 2011". Normally when musicians are entering the Hall of Fame, they are able to choose the person who formally inducts them.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Watch 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards online
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:24
As usual, the live-stream is only available as part of a pay-TV package or through a subscription-based streaming service. McEntire is a 16-time ACM award victor , and she's among the singers competing for Female Vocalist of the Year .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Neymar reveals when he will return from injury
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:22
The win gives PSG 87 points from 33 matches this season, good enough for a 17-point lead over second-placed Monaco. Monaco later tweeted that they would reimburse the fans who had made the fruitless trip to the capital.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top NTSB Removed Tesla from Investigation of Fatal Car Crash
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:21
It was created to allow traders to more accurately measure the daily volatility of an asset by using simple calculations. Keeping tabs on historical price performance, as well as both long-term and short-term trends, can be very useful.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Russian Federation fails to win United Nations backing to condemn military strikes on Syria
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:21
Eight countries voted against the Russian-drafted text on Saturday, while Peru, Kazakhstan, Ethiopia and Equatorial Guinea abstained.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'Consequences' for Syria strike: Russian Federation
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:21
This scenario, he said, "cannot be tolerated. especially in light of the deployment in Syria of the Russian contingent". Moscow kept up its resistance on Friday.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bayern Munich hires Niko Kovac from Frankfurt as coach
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:20
When asked about his successor, Heynckes said: "Niko Kovac is a good choice, he is doing a very good job at Eintracht Frankfurt ". He said: "Our sporting director, Hasan Salihamidzic, has held talks with coaches - that's his job - and among them was Tuchel".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Starbucks apologizes for arrest of 2 black men
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:17
Starbucks has apologized for how the customers were treated, expressing disappointment that the incident led to an arrest. The men were arrested and later released. "We have immediately begun a thorough investigation of our practices".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kim Kardashian Gets Nostalgic While Attending Her 20-Year High School Reunion
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:16
Kim Kardashian has been entertaining her Instagram followers with ever more revealing photos from her vacation in Turks & Caicos. Kim Kardashian was viciously dragged on social media for posting her "racy" bikini pictures on her social media page.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top A little rain, a little snow, a little freezing weather here
Apr 16, 2018 - 04:13
In addition to the tornado watch still in effect, the county was under a severe thunderstorm warning earlier in the afternoon. Tornado Warning: Take Action! The watch will be issued at 1:00 pm and the warnings will be issued at 1:45 pm.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'I could not fight him off,' accuser tells Cosby retrial
Apr 15, 2018 - 01:25
Bill Cosby's lawyer is trying to raise doubts about a woman's allegation that he knocked her out with pills and raped her in 1982. The former women's basketball administrator at Cosby's alma mater, Temple University, alleges he gave her pills and molested her.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Winnie Mandela funeral: South Africa bids farewell to 'mother of the nation'
Apr 15, 2018 - 01:15
On his part, Geingob said he had come to mourn and celebrate the life of Madikizela-Mandela, who remained rooted in her people. Born in 1936 in what is now known as Eastern Cape province, Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela was the daughter of a history teacher.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top President Buhari pledges to ensure rescue of remaining Chibok schoolgirls
Apr 15, 2018 - 01:14
In the wake of the kidnap, there were allegations and counter allegations about whether the girls were truly kidnapped or not. The lecture is titled "Towards a just and good society: Renewing our commitment to the girl child in Nigeria".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top MiloŇ° Forman, director of 'Amadeus' and 'Cuckoo's Nest,' is dead at 86
Apr 15, 2018 - 01:11
After his first USA film, 1971's " Taking Off ", flopped, Forman didn't get a chance to direct a major feature again for years. Milos Forman born in Czechoslovakia, his father was killed in the camp of Buchenwald, and his mother died in Auschwitz.