Brandon Matthews Finishes 11th at United Leasing Championship

Brandon Matthews led the field in average driving distance at the United Leasing Championship at 342 yards, and finished in a tie for 11th.

*The Dupont native shot a 3-over 75 in the final round of the Tour’s United Leasing & Finance Championship, leaving him at 2 over overall and tied for 11th place. As a result, he was projected to move up 21 spots into 53rd place in the tour money rankings.

The former Temple standout had an up-and-down back nine, recording three birdies but also carding two bogeys and a double bogey on the par-3 16th hole. He had five bogeys overall, including three on the front nine at the tournament in Newburgh, Indiana.

Jose de Jesus Rodriguez closed at 2 under to win the tournament, eight strokes ahead of Matthews.

The next tour event is the Knoxville Open, May 10-13 at Fox Den Country Club.

*Originally posted at for Citizens Voice