Sept. 21-26, 2021 Whistling Straits, Kohler, WI
Photo Credit: (Getty Images / Matthew Stockman)

Despite a two-hour weather delay that left rivers running down the fairways at TPC Craig Ranch, nothing was going to rain on K.H. Lee’s parade, as the South Korean native picked up his first PGA TOUR victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson.

Following in countryman Sung Kang’s footsteps and becoming the second-consecutive Korean native to win at the event, Lee finished the final round three strokes ahead of the field while logging the lowest 72-hole score in relation to par at the event since 1983 (Source: PGA TOUR Communications).

The 2020-2021 season has been a mixed bag for Lee, who prior to the win had eight missed cuts on the year, paired against a T2 showing at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, his previous high finish on TOUR.

On the U.S. side, Louisiana’s Sam Burns continued his recent streak of excellent play, claiming solo second at 22-under, just two weeks after picking up his inaugural TOUR victory at the Valspar Championship. The finish moves Burns up another eight places in the U.S. Team Ryder Cup standings, from 24th to 16th.

Meanwhile, Will Zalatoris made the most of a Sponsor’s Exemption this week, tallying another top-20 finish in support of his bid for full-time PGA TOUR member status. The Texas native, who has been attending the AT&T Byron Nelson as a fan since he was nine years old, moves up one spot to 19th in the standings.

Daniel Berger was the only movement among the top 10 this week, up one spot to 9th on the heels of a T3 finish.

RankName (Previous Rank)
1Dustin Johnson (1)
2Bryson DeChambeau (2)
3Justin Thomas (3)
4Collin Morikawa (4)
5Xander Schauffele (5)
6Brooks Koepka (6)
7Patrick Reed (7)
8Tony Finau (8)
9Daniel Berger (10)
10Webb Simpson (9)
11Jordan Spieth (11)
12Billy Horschel (12)

For a full list of the Top 100 in the U.S. Ryder Cup standings, click here. The points system for this year's American team will include the top six point earners securing spots and the remaining six will be selected by Captain Stricker following the 2021 TOUR Championship.

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