Austin Cook shoots 73 in final round of 3M Open

Austin Cook shoots 73 in final round of 3M Open
Jonesboro native & Razorback alum Austin Cook is in his 7th season on the PGA Tour. (Source: (AFP Photo/SAM GREENWOOD))

BLAINE, Minn. (KAIT) - A Jonesboro native had a disappointing finish on the PGA Tour.

Austin Cook shot 73 in the final round of the 3M Open. The JHS & Razorback alum finished -6 overall & tied for 53rd. Cook had 4 birdies, 9 pars, 4 bogeys, & 1 double bogey Sunday. His highlight of the round was a 32 foot putt for birdie on the par 3 17th.

His near hole-in-one on the par 3 8th highlighted a 68 in the 3rd round. Cook had 5 birdies, 12 pars, and 1 double bogey on Saturday’s scorecard.

Cook shot 67 & 70 in the first two rounds to make the cut.

Cook has had strong showings since the PGA Tour resumed. He’s made the cut in 4 of his last 5 events. Austin was T39 in the Workday Charity Open and in the Rocket Mortgage Classic. Overall, he’s made nine cuts & recorded two top 20 finishes in the 2019-20 PGA Tour season. His best result is a T14 at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier (September 2019).

Austin entered the week 148th in the FedExCup standings. He’s projected to move up to 147th.. The top 125 players at the end of the regular season qualify for the PGA Tour Playoffs.

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