Steven Alker finds range at Chiquita Classic

Last updated 11:04 05/09/2014
Steven Alker
Getty Images
ON FIRE: Kiwi Steven Alker jumped up the leaderboard with a seven-under par final round in the Chiquita Classic.

Relevant offers

Golf

Third round meltdown for Steven Alker at Texas Open Watch: NFL quarterback gets in Happy Gilmore-inspired twitter argument over quitting golf Steve Alker fails to back up strong first round, barely makes cut at Texas Open Ryan Fox forced to wait as round two of European Tour stop in China abandoned Kiwi golfer Steve Alker makes superb start to Texas Open on PGA Tour Tiger Woods has more back surgery, could be sidelined for six months Mixed bag for Ryan Fox as wild weather plays a part in opening round Axed caddie: 'Wake up' Lydia Ko Caddie Gary Matthews 'head scratching' after Lydia Ko split that has 'weird vibes' Alligator presents hazard with sharp teeth to Ryder Cup golfer Ian Poulter

Steven Alker picked up four shots in his final 10 holes in the Web.com Tour's Chiquita Classic in North Carolina, the second event in the tour's finals series.

The Hamilton golfer dropped a long way off the pace with two early bogeys but birdied 18, his ninth hole, and picked up further shots on two, three and six.

At the end of his round he was in a tie for 30th with his two-under 70.

The Kiwi No 2 is well off the lead, held by Canadian Adam Hadwin at nine-under in the NZ$1.2 million tournament.

Alker has already ensured he will return to the PGA Tour, and join Kiwis Tim Wilkinson and Danny Lee, after finishing 10th on the Web.com Tour's order of merit.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers
Opinion poll

If she is able to, when do you expect Lydia Ko to win her first major?

Next year, she's so close

She's still working towards it, within three years

It may be longer than we think, within five years

The expectation might be too much, maybe never

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content